Search Results: "Norah Smaridge"


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THE BIG TIDY-UP by Norah Smaridge
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2008

"Though the story is an older one, that messy-room problem is still very much a current event. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl's messy bedroom forms the basis of this amusing tale, originally published as a Golden Book in 1970. Read full book review >

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OUT OF THE COLD by Norah McClintock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"This series presents readers with nice, tidy mysteries and work as an excellent introduction to the genre, besides being plenty of fun. (Mystery. 11-16)"
Another easy-reading mystery from McClintock. Read full book review >

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TAKEN by Norah McClintock
CLASSICS
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Told in the first person, this suspenseful survival story is sure to have strong appeal. (Thriller. 12 & up)"
Stephanie dislikes Gregg, her mother's boyfriend—he's diametrically the opposite of Stephanie's deceased father, whom she misses greatly. Read full book review >

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FROM ABOVE by Norah McClintock
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"Quick paced and entertaining. (Mystery. 12-18)"
Following Trial by Fire (2016), teen sleuth Riley Donovan has a murder mystery on her hands. Read full book review >

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IN TOO DEEP by Norah McClintock
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2013

"Another solid Robyn Hunter outing. (Mystery. 12-16)"
This nifty detective-style mystery series continues with a trip to a resort town and an investigation into a school for troubled boys. Read full book review >

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SHE SAID/SHE SAW by Norah McClintock
CLASSICS
Released: March 1, 2011

"Mysterious and haunting, packed with hard truths about adolescence. (Mystery. 15 & up)"
McClintock, the author of the Ellis Award-winning Chloe & Levesque crime series for teen readers, returns with a slim and shocking stand-alone. Read full book review >

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CLASSICS
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Patient readers will pull for this resilient teen determined to rise above a tough life. (Mystery. YA)"
Ryan Dooley returns (Dooley Takes the Fall, 2008), trying to figure out a mystery very close to home: the suspicious death of his estranged mother from an apparent overdose. Read full book review >

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LET THE DARK FLOWER BLOSSOM by Norah Labiner
Released: May 14, 2013

"Dark and intriguing."
A story about storytelling from Minnesota-based author Labiner. Read full book review >

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ABOUT THAT NIGHT by Norah McClintock
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A classic whodunit. (Mystery. 13 & up)"
The discovery of two bodies yields numerous suspects. Read full book review >

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CLOSE TO THE HEEL by Norah McClintock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2012

"A neat, suspenseful mystery tailor-made for young readers. (Mystery. 10-14)"
This exciting mystery-suspense novel takes readers to faraway Iceland. Read full book review >

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THE YOUNG OXFORD BOOK OF ARCHAEOLOGY by Norah Moloney
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 1998

"Despite the lack of a bibliography or reading list, this is a fine reference for reports on particular excavations or on archaeology in general. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 9-13)"
A thorough and intelligent survey of the field of archaeology, lavishly illustrated with photographs, maps, and drawings, and containing both the quality and quantity of information one would expect from an introductory college course. Read full book review >

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CLEANUP by Norah McClintock
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Weighing in at just over 100 pages, this solid mystery is good for both the series' target audience and readers who don't want a long-term commitment."
A young Latina finds herself out of her job and attempting to clear her friend and co-worker in the murder of their employer. Read full book review >