Search Results: "Phoebe Kitanidis"


BOOK REVIEW

WHISPER by Phoebe Kitanidis
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2010

"Although the too-tidy ending feels rushed and the story is not as solid as Lisa McMann's Wake trilogy, fans of the genre will likely enjoy it. (Paranormal. YA)"
Just like her older sister, Jessica, her mother and every female ancestor before her, 15-year-old Joy Stefani can "Hear" people's innermost desires, which her family calls "Whispers." Read full book review >

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GLIMMER by Phoebe Kitanidis
Released: April 17, 2012

"Touches on it all—sex, ghosts, magic and dystopia—but masters none of it. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Two teens from opposite ends of the high-school caste system investigate their own identities and learn a hellishly perfect town's provenance. Read full book review >

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PHOEBE & DIGGER by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 2013

"Nuanced and humorous, this is a worthy addition to the new-sibling shelf. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Phoebe overcomes new-sibling qualms and fear of a playground bully in this emotive and playful story. Read full book review >

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Becoming Phoebe by J. Michael Neal
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A triumphant tale of surviving abuse, embracing hockey, and finding love."
A teenage athlete strives to overcome a traumatic past in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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PHOEBE SOUNDS IT OUT by Julie Zwillich
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2017

"Flawd but makes a point about fun with fonicks. (Picture book. 3-6)"
What's in a name? How do you spell it? Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1983

"The case itself is pretty heavy-handedly contrived, then, though Fleischman keeps the kids in motion and the tone light—and Apple's winning touch adds considerable appeal."
The latest detective on the crowded juvenile scene is ten-year-old Phoebe Danger-field, who shortened her name for her newspaper ad because she couldn't afford the extra line. Read full book review >

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Saving Phoebe Murrow by Herta Feely
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 2, 2016

"A harrowing but uneven domestic drama that explores the web of interpersonal motivations and reactions surrounding a traumatic event."
A novel illustrates the consequences of online bullying. Read full book review >

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PHOEBE G. GREEN by Veera Hiranandani
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2014

"With all the foodies out there, this delightful series deserves a long shelf life…and many more courses. (Fiction. 7-11)"
List-making foodie Phoebe G. Green adjusts to the addition of a new best friend. Read full book review >

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PHOEBE AND HER UNICORN by Dana Simpson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A sweet, spun-sugar confection just right for unicorn fans. (Graphic fantasy. 7-11)"
A pink, bubble-gum bonbon of a tale spun of a likable, albeit self-centered, fourth-grader and her magical, self-obsessed, although sometimes-kind, unicorn. Read full book review >

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PHOEBE AND THE MONSTER MAZE by Caroline Castle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 15, 1997

"Jenkin-Pearce, known for more comic works, provides in her watercolors the right measures of fire and gentleness that the story demands. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Monsters, big and small, can use a touch of empathy—so learns Phoebe when she finds a small shell and brings it to her mother. Read full book review >

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THE BOY ON CINNAMON STREET by Phoebe Stone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"An outstanding tale of love, loss and the true power of friendship. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Something terrible happened to seventh-grader Louise's parents, and only the kindly ministrations of an unknown admirer can pull her back from her insulating—suffocating—layers of denial. Read full book review >