Search Results: "Elizabeth Stewart"


BOOK REVIEW

BLUE GOLD by Elizabeth Stewart
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2014

"Fictional characters make an important story accessible. (afterword, suggested reading) (Fiction. 14-18)"
The human costs of modern technology are explored through the alternating third-person narratives of three girls from different countries. Read full book review >

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COLLECT VALUE DIVEST by Elizabeth Stewart
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"Highly entertaining and instructive; destined to become a collector's best friend."
A debut guide provides advice for both serious and casual collectors. Read full book review >

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THE LYNCHING OF LOUIE SAM by Elizabeth Stewart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2012

"No doubt it's historically accurate, and it is certainly honestly told; however, it doesn't quite succeed as fiction. (Historical fiction. 11-15)"
The title tells readers most of what they need to know. Read full book review >

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MY STORY by Elizabeth Smart
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 7, 2013

"Smart hopes that sharing her story might help heal the scars of others, though the book is focused on what she suffered rather than how she recovered."
The inspirational and ultimately redemptive story of a teenage girl's descent into hell, framed as a parable of faith. Read full book review >

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SEA CROW by Shannon Stewart
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"The tension is nicely resolved and the pale colors and gentle lines of the pictures serve the story well. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A teaching story, but a good one, with sunlit, beach-washed illustrations. Read full book review >

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TOYS by David Stewart
by David Stewart, illustrated by David Stewart
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"This and the other titles in the Black & White series may well become favorites for tots to chew on until they graduate to Donald Crews' graphically striking classics, such as Truck and Freight Train. (Board book. 3-18 mos.)"
There is much to talk about with baby in this sturdy, wordless, black-and-white board book. Read full book review >

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UP WHERE THE AIR IS CLEAR
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein

Cover Story: High in the Sky

BFF Charm: Yay x 2

Swoonworthy Scale: 1

Talky Talk: The Adventures of Black Dove and White Raven

Bonus Factors: Ethiopian History, Pilots

Relationship Status: Love You Like a Brother

 

Cover Story: High in the Sky

The cover is perfect for this book ...


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AVIATRIXES
by Leila Roy

Her birthday, the day she died, the day she first realized she wanted to fly—if we tried, I’m sure that we could make any day into Bessie Coleman day. But today is an especially good pick, because ninety-six years ago, on June 15, 1921, Bessie Coleman earned her pilot’s license—the first African American woman, as well as the first woman ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ADDIS BERNER BEAR FORGETS by Joel Stewart
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 6, 2008

"Written in spare rhythmic language, the text lends itself to being read aloud; however, a close inspection of the illustrations is absolutely necessary for full understanding and enjoyment of this subtle, lovely tale. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Addis Berner Bear, a brown bear, arrives in a large, nameless city amidst the chaos of swirling snow, speeding cars and rushing holiday shoppers. Read full book review >

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THERE'S A TIGER IN THE GARDEN by Lizzy Stewart
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 6, 2018

"A celebration of play and story sure to excite the imaginations of young readers and listeners. (Picture book. 3-6)"
How can you be bored when mysterious creatures live in the garden? Read full book review >

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SPILL THE WINE AND TAKE THAT PEARL
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for The Pearl Thief (Code Name Verity #0.5) by Elizabeth Wein

Cover Story: Go On, Take The Money and Run
BFF Charm: Yay!
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: I Capture the Castle
Bonus Factors: Crumbling Aristocracy, Sweet Ride, History’s Mysteries
Relationship Status: It’s Like Being In Love, Discovering Your Best Friend

Cover Story: Go On, Take The ...


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DEXTER BEXLEY AND THE BIG BLUE BEASTIE ON THE ROAD by Joel Stewart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Readers will be perfectly happy just to be on the ride. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Dexter Bexley and the Big Blue Beastie are at it again in this entertaining sequel to their eponymous debut (2007). Read full book review >