Search Results: "Heather Ross"


BOOK REVIEW

HOW TO BEHAVE AT A DOG SHOW by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"An entertaining but somewhat frantic tale, illustrating that homemade fun often wins over 'official' competition. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Siblings Julia and Charles take their bulldog, Rexie, to a dog show in this sequel to How to Behave at a Tea Party (2014).Read full book review >

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CRAFTY CHLOE by Kelly DiPucchio
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"Share this lively tale of bighearted friendship and originality with young readers needing a little zest for life. A corresponding website provides crafting ideas and instructions. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Chloe finds herself once again with a cliffhanger of a problem (Crafty Chloe, 2012). And it involves her two best friends. Can her creative powers get her out of this pickle? Read full book review >

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HOW TO BEHAVE AT A TEA PARTY by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Fizzy and sweet if not exactly groundbreaking. (Picture book. 3-6)"
With such a mischievous little brother, what's a young hostess to do? Read full book review >

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IVA HONEYSUCKLE MEETS HER MATCH by Candice Ransom
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2013

"The girls do learn that blood is thicker than water, but it takes a painfully long time to realize it. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Summer vacation, Iva Honeysuckle-style. Read full book review >

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FERGUS AND ZEKE by Kate Messner
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"Here's to more adventures for Fergus and Zeke! (Early reader 6-9)"
A class pet decides not to miss the class field trip to the Museum of Natural History. Read full book review >

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GRIMELDA AND THE SPOOKTACULAR PET SHOW by Diana Murray
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 25, 2017

"Readers may stage their own pet shows, but here's hoping they are more affirmative of their own pets than Grimelda is. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Grimelda, of the still-untidy room (Grimelda the Very Messy Witch, 2016), is back, this time trying to win the prize at the pet show with her cat, Wizzlewarts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2012

"A breezy, wide-open window into the turbulent heart of a dramatic third-grade adventurer and her small-town Virginia community. (Fiction. 9-11)"
Eight-year-old Iva Honeycutt dreams of being a discoverer—and she's sure her great-grandfather Ludwell's treasure map, if not her unreliable dog Sweetlips, will help make that wish come true. Read full book review >

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GRIMELDA by Diana Murray
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2016

"Mess-makers will revel in Grimelda's tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Children with messy rooms are sure to empathize with Grimelda, and they will see the twist at the end coming a mile away, to their parents' chagrin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CRAFTY CHLOE by Kelly DiPucchio
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"Required reading for any child going to a birthday party. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Crafty Chloe is the creative cousin of Clementine. Ginger haired, with an adorable taste in free-to-be-me outfits and a heart of gold, this young heroine finds original and kind-hearted solutions to big problems. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE FUNNY PAPERS by Heather Ross Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Brittle but sadly funny narratives that explorewith much grace and poetrythe darker side of domestic life."
A debut collection from poet and novelist Miller (Gone a Hundred Miles, 1968, etc.): 14 powerful and clear-voiced stories, set in the author's native North Carolina, that seem to dance around the fine line that separates love and hate. Read full book review >

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SOMEWHERE ONLY WE KNOW
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

Cover Story: Motel California
BFF Charm: Goose and Maverick
Swoonworthy Scale:
 10
Talky Talk: She Says, He Remembers
Bonus Factors:
 Semper Fi, Depiction of Poverty, Kitschy Motel
Relationship Status: Take My Breath Away

 

Cover Story: Motel California

Thank you, Henry Holt and Co., for resisting the ...


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SHE'S NOT THERE
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Half in Love with Death by Emily Ross

Cover Story: California Dreamin’

BFF Charm: Nope

Swoonworthy Scale: 0

Talky Talk: We Gotta Get Out of This Place

Bonus Factors: 1960s, Serial Killers

Relationship Status: What Is and What Should Never Be

 

Cover Story: California Dreamin’

The only thing that saves this from being a generic “pretty ...


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