Search Results: "Julie Sternberg"


BOOK REVIEW

BEDTIME AT BESSIE AND LIL'S by Julie Sternberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"A sweet spin on the bedtime book that many households will probably find familiar. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Big-sister bunnies Bessie and Lil come perilously close to waking the baby bunny as their mother tries to get everyone to bed. Read full book review >

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SECRETS OUT! by Julie Sternberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A heartfelt but amusing story about the many challenges of growing up. (Fiction. 8-11) "
Picking up where Friendship Over (2014) ends, this illustrated diary-style slice-of-life novel tells the continuing story of 10-year-old Celie Valentine Altman, centering on the all-important middle school topics of friendship and family. Read full book review >

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LIKE BUG JUICE ON A BURGER by Julie Sternberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 2, 2013

"Readers will celebrate and look forward to more. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Nine-year-old Eleanor discovers that it's possible to like some things about sleep-away camp. Read full book review >

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FRIENDSHIP OVER by Julie Sternberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"This satisfying slice-of-life story about the permutations of friendship and family resonates. (Fiction. 8-11)"
A 10-year-old girl faces the various challenges of growing up. Read full book review >

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EVERYTHING'S CHANGED by Julie Sternberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"An urban story that explores the universal themes of integrity, trust, and respect in relationships. (Fiction. 8-11)"
A 10-year-old girl copes with a family move as well as challenges with both new and old friends in this third book about Celie Valentine. Read full book review >

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PUPPY, PUPPY, PUPPY by Julie Sternberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"A book to enjoy with dog-loving little ones—if not one to follow for its gift-giving advice. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Puppy and Baby are double the trouble and double the love in this baby-and-dog picture book. Read full book review >

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LIKE PICKLE JUICE ON A COOKIE by Julie Sternberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Eleanor's concerns, not only about her babysitter, but also about playmates, friends and a new school year will be familiar to readers, who will look forward to hearing more about her life. (Fiction. 7-9)"
When Bibi, her first and favorite babysitter, moves away, it takes all of August for 8-year-old Eleanor to get beyond her sense of loss and get used to a new caretaker. Read full book review >

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RECOVERING DAD by Libby Sternberg
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Although a bit too busy, her story finally emerges as intriguing. (Mystery. YA)"
This third installment in the Bianca Balducci mystery series finds its titular character struggling with family and boyfriend problems. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"A fine exploration of the brain's ability to draw the story of our life, from experience and from thin air."
A neurologist tours current research on the mysteries of perception, habit, learning, memory, and language—our very selfhood and identity—and their underlying brain mechanics. Read full book review >

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DEATH ON THE NOT-SO-BLUE DANUBE by Irv Sternberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 27, 2016

"Short but diverting whodunits featuring a laudable part-time detective."
Murder seems to follow a Denver stand-up comedian who ends up playing the part of an amateur sleuth in Sternberg's (Cobalt Blues, 2016, etc.) collection of three mystery novellas. Read full book review >

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QUEENS OF ALL THE EARTH by Hannah Sternberg
Released: Oct. 28, 2011

"An ambitious effort to whip up a new take on an old story, this needs more flour, fresher soda and far less frosting. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A new-millennium update of E.M. Forster's A Room with a View. Read full book review >