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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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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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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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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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 >

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STELLA BATTS NEEDS A NEW NAME by Courtney Sheinmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 15, 2012

"A pleasant, good-humored early chapter book with the effervescence—and substance—of a soft drink. (Fiction. 5-9)"
In the first of a new series, third-grader Stella realizes she really needs a new name, since the class bully has started calling her "Smella," following an unfortunate (and stinky) accident on a field trip. 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 >