Search Results: "Louise Rennison"


BOOK REVIEW

FICTION
Released: May 1, 2002

"Dancing in My Nuddy-Pants will be published this summer in tea-and-crumpets agogo land—we can hardly wait. (Fiction. YA)"
For those who already know and love Georgia, only one word is necessary: more. Read full book review >

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WITHERING TIGHTS by Louise Rennison
FICTION
Released: June 28, 2011

"Rennison's writing remains reliably, undeniably entertaining; Georgia would be pleased. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Fans of Georgia Nicolson will be thrilled to meet her cousin Tallulah in Printz Honor-winner Rennison's new madcap melodrama. Read full book review >

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DANCING IN MY NUDDY-PANTS by Louise Rennison
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2003

"Let us hope so; original as Georgia's voice has been, formulosity threatens, and there's little new here. (Fiction. YA)"
The short review: more. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 30, 2001

"14 anymore. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Readers were first introduced to Georgia's diary in Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging (A Printz Honor, 2001, not reviewed). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOUISE by Louise Krug
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2012

"There are fine moments here, but also considerable padding, so that, like so many other books, this is really a magazine article—interesting and readable, but an article all the same."
Memoir of a life turned upside down by illness. Read full book review >

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MY LOUISE by David Collins
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 2002

"Artistically rather bumpy, but Collins's earnestness will touch most readers all the same."
Collins's debut memoir chronicles his wife's losing battle with breast cancer and his subsequent struggle to raise their two-year-old daughter alone. Read full book review >

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PLEASE, LOUISE by Toni Morrison
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"An ode to reading that raises too many concerns. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A young girl sets out on a solitary walk to a surprise destination. Read full book review >

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LOUISE THE BIG CHEESE by Elise Primavera
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"Charming from endpapers to endpapers. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Even second bananas sometimes have their day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NECKING WITH LOUISE by Rick Book
Released: Aug. 31, 1999

"Readers will come to know—and like—Eric and admire the way he rises to every occasion. (Short stories. 12-14)"
Work, sports, making out, and breaking up: in seven linked stories set in 1965 a Saskatchewan teenager spins vividly personal takes on universal themes of adolescence, adding no fewer than three brushes with death to make the pleasures and pains of life all the more intense. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MINERVA LOUISE ON HALLOWEEN by Janet Morgan Stoeke
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Hardly revolutionary, either within her own oeuvre or that of the Halloween book, but kids will like it nevertheless. (Picture book. 3-5)"
That daffy chicken is back, here viewing Halloween in her inimitably self-referential way. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOUISE NEVELSON by Laurie Wilson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A much-needed, comprehensive biography of a great American artist."
The life and times of abstract expressionism's sculpture queen. Read full book review >