Search Results: "Jennifer LaRue Huget"


BOOK REVIEW

THANKS A LOT, EMILY POST! by Jennifer LaRue Huget
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2009

"Bits and bobs of Post's rules—and even a few anecdotes from her life—dot the lively text, but her cultural significance isn't fully explained until the end note. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Everything was fine and dandy until Mother brought home that pesky Emily Post book. Read full book review >

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THE BEST BIRTHDAY PARTY EVER by Jennifer LaRue Huget
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2011

"There are smiles, actually, all around for everyone. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A little girl is planning her birthday party, which is only five months, three weeks, two days and eight hours away. Read full book review >

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HOW TO CLEAN YOUR ROOM IN 10 EASY STEPS by Jennifer LaRue Huget
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 11, 2010

"Good for great giggles—and at the end, she promises even more awesome advice on fixing your hair. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Children and their adults are in for a treat with this new showcase for Koren's illustrations. Read full book review >

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THE BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO RUNNING AWAY FROM HOME by Jennifer LaRue Huget
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 25, 2013

"Kids may not pick up on much practical advice for their own escapes, but at least they'll be able to enjoy this boy's truncated journey. (Picture book. 4-8)"
It's always good to have a guide when trying something new, even if that means writing it yourself. Read full book review >

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DETECTIVE LARUE by Mark  Teague
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Teague's innovative approach to storytelling is fun, but educational as well, skillfully imparting some valuable lessons in point of view and reading between the lines. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The captivating canine from Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School (2002) returns for a second adventure revealed through Ike the dog's letters, this time written from jail. Read full book review >

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LARUE ACROSS AMERICA by Mark  Teague
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"Bone Voyage. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Ike, that cute, crafty canine, is back in his fourth adventure. Read full book review >

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LaRUE FOR MAYOR by Mark  Teague
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

"Though less an election-year primer than a tale for dog lovers of every breed, this merits a spot alongside Doreen Cronin's wickedly satiric Duck For President, illustrated by Betsy Lewin (2004) as a waggish take on the theme. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Giving fans even more reason to "Like Ike"—the dog, that is—Teague pits his irrepressible, letter-writing canine against "Law and Order" candidate Hugo Bugwort in a race for Mayor of Snort City. 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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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, GWYNETH & ME by Rachel Bertsche
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2014

"A gratuitous work of celebrity worship."
One writer's attempt to "celebrify" her life by following the examples of today's leading ladies in pop culture. Read full book review >

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WHAT JENNIFER SAW by Hal Schweig
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 7, 2013

"A gripping tale of suspense, family dynamics and trauma's fallout."
Schweig's debut novel is a psychological murder mystery that traces the undoing of a family after tragedy strikes. Read full book review >