Search Results: "Jennifer A. Ericsson"


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A PIECE OF CHALK by Jennifer A. Ericsson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A simple, powerful message in a simple, powerful setting. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl uses her driveway as a canvas, and makes a masterpiece with her box of chalk. Read full book review >

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WHOO GOES THERE?  by Jennifer A. Ericsson
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"A mixed bag, this needs a carefully chosen audience. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A hungry owl in a tall tree watches, listens and waits for his dinner. Read full book review >

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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL KID IN THE WORLD by Jennifer A. Ericsson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"The text may be too minimal to inspire children who don't share Annie's interests; to them she may come across as frenetic in the extreme, despite the best efforts of Meddaugh, whose illustrations are all sharp black outlines and splashes of candy color. (Picture book. 3+)"
Annie wants to be the most beautiful kid in the world for her grandmother, who is coming to dinner. Read full book review >

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NO MILK! by Jennifer A. Ericsson
ANIMALS
Released: March 24, 1993

"A fine debut for Ericsson, who's especially fortunate in her illustrator. (Picture book. 3-8)"
``A dairy cow. Read full book review >

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HOME TO ME, HOME TO YOU by Jennifer A. Ericsson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Young readers experiencing their first separation, as well as their more seasoned counterparts, will find equal comfort in this offering. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Ericsson crafts a tale addressing a common occurrence in contemporary family life: separation due to business travel. Read full book review >

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SHE DID IT! by Jennifer A. Ericsson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2002

"A bushel-full of fun. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A quartet of sisters wreaks merry mayhem in this mirthful tale of sibling life and strife. Read full book review >

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A NIGHT DIVIDED by Jennifer A. Nielsen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Begins wonderfully; ends melodramatically. (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
A family is separated overnight when East Berlin erects the Berlin Wall. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

Run-of-the-mill bio of a mildly luminous Hollywood star. Read full book review >

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JENNIFER GOVERNMENT by Max Barry
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"It's Catch-22 by way of The Matrix."
Bubblegum pop-future comedy in which corporations go to war like feudal fiefdoms. Read full book review >

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JENNIFER, TOO by Juanita Havill
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1994

"The perky, realistic dialogue, lively b&w art, and assertive protagonist will all appeal to other young feminists, and to boys with older sibs, too. (Fiction. 7-10)"
The author of the popular Jamaica books offers three easy chapters about a cheerful child edging her way into her big brother's games with his friends. Read full book review >

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JENNIFER MURDLEY'S TOAD by Bruce Coville
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Snagged immediately with ``If Jennifer Murdley hadn't been forced to wear her brother's underpants to school, the whole thing might never have happened,'' readers will find this latest escapade featuring Mr. S. H. Elives and his quirky magic-shop endlessly funny. Read full book review >

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WHEN A DAD SAYS "I LOVE YOU" by Douglas Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 23, 2013

"This would be equally successful sharing one on one or with a group and may also be an engaging conversation starter about how actions often speak louder than words. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Wood produces a cozy, gently humorous title that features a multitude of cuddly father-and-child animal pairs showcasing the innumerable ways a dad can show his love. Read full book review >