Search Results: "Frank Cammuso"


BOOK REVIEW

BIG BIRTHDAY BASH by Frank Cammuso
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 20, 2014

"With lots of laughs and lots of heart, this sophomore offering doesn't disappoint. (Graphic fantasy. 7-10)"
With giant spectacles and even more spunk, budding witch Salem Hyde is back, determined to give her friend the best birthday ever. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPELLING TROUBLE by Frank Cammuso
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"A delightful buddy story and an auspicious series opener; be sure to make room on shelves for Salem and Whammy. (Graphic fantasy. 7-10)"
A fledgling witch receives necessary guidance from a talking cat in this utterly adorable page-turner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANK by James Kaplan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"Ring-a-ding-ding!"
For better and worse, this ambitiously epic biography of Frank Sinatra (1915-1998) reads like a movie biopic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

"Jimmy Gownley. (Final art not seen.) (Graphic fiction. 7-10)"
Arthur King's new to Camelot Middle School. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANK by Barney Frank
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 17, 2015

"Much more entertaining than most political memoirs, Frank's story isn't just revealing; it may be the most fun you can have reading about the United States Congress."
Now that the fiery, occasionally dyspeptic congressman has left office, he lets the air out in a memoir that feels like it's just the thing the long-serving politician has wanted to publish. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANK by L.J. Alonge
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"More than just sports stories, the books in the series are about characters trying to find their ways in life. (Fiction. 12-18)"
The third book in the Blacktop series features Frank Torres as he navigates the courts (basketball and law), streets, and classrooms of his hometown of Oakland, California. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANK by Connah Brecon
by Connah Brecon, illustrated by Connah Brecon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Zany but forgettable. (Picture book. 4-7)"
This helpful little bear is such a good Samaritan that he's always late for school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OTTO’S ORANGE DAY by Jay Lynch
ANIMALS
Released: June 9, 2008

"Low on violence and high on production values, this comics-format 'Toon Book' will leave emergent readers wishing for more. (Early reader. 5-7)"
Young Otto loves orange so much that when a sly genie rises up out of an old lamp he receives from Aunt Sally Lee, he uses his one wish to turn all the world that color. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OTTO'S BACKWARDS DAY by Frank Cammuso
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A snappy follow-up to Otto's Orange Day (2008), gift-wrapped around a worthy theme and frosted with tasty wordplay. (Graphic early reader. 5-7)"
A quick trip to the "backwards world" straightens out Otto the cat's priorities as well as his spelling. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIREFIGHTER FRANK by Monica Wellington
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Dedicated to the firefighters of New York City, this tribute to this challenging profession is sure to inspire children who dream of one day wearing the uniform. (Picture book. 3-6)"
While waiting for the alarm to sound, Firefight Frank finds many things to do around the firehouse, but he must drop everything when the bell begins to signal that his help is needed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MR. FRANK by Irene Luxbacher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"It's a perfect ending to a perfect book. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Outstanding mixed-media collages and a thoughtful text create a distinctive book that rises far above most tributes to grandparental love. Read full book review >