Search Results: "Hattie Ellis"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 22, 2005

"An indispensable addition to a literature already brimming with anecdote and observation. (20 b&w photos)"
In a worthy, synthesized portrait, a British food writer distills reams of published material on the much-studied Apis Mellifera and its productive kin. Read full book review >

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BATTY HATTIE by Virginia Nielsen
Released: April 1, 1999

"The wealth of information offered about bats is engagingly presented. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Harriet is a sixth-grader who feels abandoned by her mother, a musician who has parked her with a biologist uncle so she can tour Europe. Read full book review >

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HATTIE & HUDSON by Chris Van Dusen
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 9, 2017

"Outdoor enthusiasts will celebrate this brave young heroine as she schools the town on acceptance. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A lanky, little explorer paddles her canoe on a lake and inadvertently sings up a huge, green beast. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Agatha Hattie by Jacquelyn Fedyk
Released: Feb. 14, 2013

"A fun tale that's sure to frighten and entertain."
A picture book that introduces young readers to the queen of the vampires. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HATTIE HIPPO by Christine Loomis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"Disappointing. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Hattie Hippo is fat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

"Suggestions for further reading include titles for both adults and children. (Nonfiction. 9-13)"
With the handsome treatment readers have come to expect, Bial presents the history of the New York Harbor immigration station that processed a good half of the immigrants coming to America between 1892 and 1924. Read full book review >

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AN ELLIS ISLAND CHRISTMAS by Maxinne Rhea Leighton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Still, authentic details plus Nolan's misty, rather somber paintings capture the period—especially the Ellis Island site—with grace and care. (Young reader/Picture book. 5- 9)"
A first-time author re-creates her father's experience of coming to America early in this century with his family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HATTIE EVER AFTER by Kirby Larson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Historical fiction with heart. (Historical fiction. 10 & up)"
Plucky Hattie Inez Brooks, star of Hattie Big Sky (2006), returns to try to find her place in the world. Read full book review >

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HATTIE BIG SKY by Kirby Larson
FICTION
Released: Oct. 10, 2006

"This fine offering may well inspire readers to find out more about their own family histories. (acknowledgments, author's note, further reading) (Fiction. 12-15)"
What dreams would lead a 16-year-old to leave her safe home in Arlington, Iowa, and take a chance on a homestead claim in Montana? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HATTIE, THE BACKSTAGE BAT by Don Freeman
Released: Sept. 8, 1970

"But then Pet of the Met was no masterpiece of plotting and look how that perseveres; probably a winsome, behatted bat casting a monstrous shadow across the stage will get her share of handclaps."
Hattie the backstage bat becomes the star of the show by first scaring everyone stiff. . . or by hook or by crook which is all this hangs on. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FENWAY AND HATTIE by Victoria J. Coe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Young dog lovers will enjoy Fenway's point of view, even if his eagerness wears a bit thin. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Fenway, a young, exuberant Jack Russell terrier, is having lots of trouble getting his "short human," Hattie, to behave. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HATTIE MAE’S HALLOWEEN by Claudine C. Wargel
Released: Nov. 19, 2014

"An idealized version of childhood that may be comforting to some readers but slow going for others."
A nostalgic middle-grade fiction debut by Wargel about a young girl living on a Midwestern farm with her parents and two brothers. Read full book review >