Search Results: "Louise Rennison"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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 >

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LOUISE ERDRICH
by J.W. Bonner

Louise Erdrich gave birth to a daughter (and opened a bookstore) at a momentous time in our country’s history—2001—and those twin poles of life and death inform her latest novel, Future Home of the Living God. As befits a novel by Erdrich, who has long considered the nature of time, Future Home of the Living God exists in two moments ...


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BOOK REVIEW

DOG LOVES COUNTING by Louise Yates
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"A worthy addition to the ranks of animal-themed counting books. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Yates' lovable Dog—of Dog Loves Books (2010) and Dog Loves Drawing (2012)—is back for some counting fun. Read full book review >

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DOG LOVES DRAWING by Louise Yates
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"Dog makes it easy to share his passions. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Crockett Johnson's Harold and Purple Crayon (1955) is a fruitful progenitor, and this descendent gleefully incorporates three distinct visual styles. Read full book review >

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DOG LOVES BOOKS by Louise Yates
ANIMALS
Released: July 27, 2010

"This is the true, exact depth of purpose any avid reader, even the doggy ones, wishes—sharing the joy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Yates uses words and illustration sparingly to set the pace for this jaunty tale book lovers will lap right up. Read full book review >

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HARRIET THE SPY by Louise Fitzhugh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 21, 1964

"Whether some adults will find this morally unregenerative, still it's a thoroughly realistic story with lost of very funny scenes and commentaries, and it features one of the hardest to handle, easiest to like heroines in a long time. Illustrations by the author not seen."
Harriet is an 11-year-old snub-nosed gamin with an elephant child curiosity and, let's face it, a noticing eye that runs to nastiness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SQUIRREL ME TIMBERS by Louise Pigott
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Arrr…frolicsome imagery cannot save this landlubber rodent from sinking beneath his book's awkward text. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A scrappy, scurvy squirrel finds his heart's desire. Read full book review >

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GOLDEN & GREY by Louise Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2008

"Lightly frightful, frothy fun. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Tom Golden's latest adventure among the unseen involves a trio of escaped ancient ghosts and the dread prospect of ghost sightings by ordinary humans. Read full book review >

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FINDING DADDY by Louise Plummer
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 13, 2007

"Her timing is perfect in this fast-paced, heart-pounding suspense story. (Fiction. 12-14)"
There is only one thing missing from 15-year-old Mira Kent's almost perfect life: her Daddy. Read full book review >