Search Results: "Millie Werber"


BOOK REVIEW

TWO RINGS by Millie Werber
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 27, 2012

"A deeply affecting addition to Holocaust literature."
A dramatic Holocaust memoir about young love and survival. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MADAKET MILLIE by Frances Ward Weller
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 17, 1997

The jacket copy says it's a true story, the CIP calls it fiction, and there is something of the tall tale in the exploits of Mildred Jewett. Read full book review >

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MILLIE FIERCE by Jane Manning
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2012

"The spiky, colorful art is more interesting than the plot, but Millie's fierceness in the middle will speak both to tots who've tried it and those who haven't. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Alluring, edgy watercolors with sharp angles show a tyke's transformation from mild to monstrous and back again. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WALKING WITH MISS MILLIE by Tamara Bundy
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"A memorable and lovely debut. (Historical fiction. 10-12)"
The summer of 1968 brings huge changes to the lives of a young white girl and an elderly black woman—and cements a beautiful friendship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"An enlightening peek behind the curtain for Nancy Drew fans. (timeline, publication list, glossary, endnotes, bibliography) (Biography. 11-14)"
"There is no Carolyn Keene. There never was." But as the author of 23 of the first 30 Nancy Drew mysteries, Mildred Wirt Benson came closer than anyone else. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MILLIE FIERCE SLEEPS OUT by Jane Manning
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 29, 2014

"Readers already know what Millie learns: To everything there is a time and purpose, including fierceness; they will welcome this validation. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Manning's Millie returns with fierceness in check until an unwelcome visitor finds her chasing him "like bad luck." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MILLIE THE MOUTH by Freddi French
Released: Nov. 18, 2011

"A delightful children's tale with an engaging, larger-than-life lead character."
Twin siblings Sara and Paul discover a giant mouse named Millie in the fridge in French's debut picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MILO AND MILLIE by Jedda Robaard
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 27, 2014

"An elemental origami odyssey. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Bathtime adventures—starring a boy, a teddy and a paper boat. Read full book review >

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MRS. MILLIE! by Judy Cox
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"While the schtick may be getting a little old for everyday readers, clever teachers could turn this into a creative writing/art lesson that works for multiple grade levels. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Mrs. Millie's silliness with mixed-up words continues as her students plan a few birthday surprises, and this time, it is not just Mrs. Millie who gets her words wrong (Don't Be Silly, Mrs. Millie!, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MILLIE IN THE SNOW by Alexander Steffensmeier
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 2008

"Sharp-eyed children will delight in the antics of the other farm animals tucked away in the busy spreads, but 'moo-velous' Millie in her woolen cap is the star of this show. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Millie, the delightfully different bovine star of Millie Waits for the Mail (2007), returns for another adventure, but this time she is helping the mail carrier instead of scaring him. Read full book review >