Search Results: "Majella Lue Sue"


BOOK REVIEW

PENINA LEVINE IS A POTATO PANCAKE by Rebecca O’Connell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"In this prequel to 2007's Penina Levine Is a Hard-Boiled Egg, O'Connell's feisty, endearing tween character allows readers a glimpse into a typical Jewish-American modern household. (Fiction. 8-10)"
As the fall semester of her sixth grade year winds down, Penina's woes overshadow any Hanukkah celebration. Read full book review >

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DANNY’S DRAWING BOOK by Sue Heap
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

"Young readers should be inspired to emulate Ettie and Danny. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Two friends draw and write a nature story—before the reader's eyes! Read full book review >

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SWEET DREAMS by Sue Porter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 13, 1996

"The book comes loaded with flexible, sturdy lift-up flaps to reveal hidden places (under the bed and such), and the illustrations are cheery confections sure to keep demons at bay. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When his baby sisters and brothers arrive, a rabbit moves to a new big bed. Read full book review >

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LOOK, LOOK! by Sue Downing
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"With its companion, this British import offers an unusually pleasing tactile experience and subtle, lovely graphics. (Board book. 6 mos.-1)"
An unusual binding and stylish graphics distinguish this book for infants. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOB AND ROB by Sue Pickford
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"Remember—nice dogs find a good home and bumbling burglars find the big house. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Bob, a dog looking for a life on the straight and narrow, stumbles on a solution without being unfaithful to his no-good burglar of an owner. Read full book review >

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WHEN ANGUS MET ALVIN by Sue Pickford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Children will enjoy the setup and the interactions, but the ending may well leave them cold. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The course of alien friendship never did run smooth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PORTRAITS OF CELINA by Sue Whiting
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 1, 2015

"Perfectly serviceable but nothing special. (Paranormal suspense. 14-18)"
What happens when the ghosts that haunt us want revenge? Read full book review >

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SAVING TURTLES by Sue Carstairs
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"An accessible, informative introduction to fascinating, threatened reptiles and what can be done to help them. (glossary, websites, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A veterinarian with a turtle-conservation center introduces readers to myriad threats facing these reptiles and what can be done to protect them from extinction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GIRL, 15, CHARMING BUT INSANE by Sue Limb
FICTION
Released: Aug. 10, 2004

"Light and easy. (Fiction 12+)"
Plucky and mouthy, Jess Jordan manages to get herself in a variety of messes, mostly having to do with boys. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GIRL, NEARLY 16 by Sue Limb
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2005

"A wild ride of a story that is populated by colorful characters and grounded in the true angst of first love. (Fiction. 10 -14)"
Jess, star of Girl 15, Charming But Insane (2004), has her summer holiday all planned out. Read full book review >

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GIRLS GOT GAME by Sue Macy
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2001

"With its original topics and insights, this thematic anthology should find a place in all libraries that serve middle-schoolers. (Short-story/poetry anthology. 11-14)"
This welcome anthology of original stories and poems explores a wide range of emotions and experiences of athletic girls. Read full book review >