Search Results: "Rebecca Rupp"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WATERSTONE by Rebecca Rupp
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"An amazing journey of surprising proportions. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Twelve-year-old Tad is too busy practicing with his new spear to notice the slow disappearance of the water, but soon the sounds of the creek have stopped and the water is dropping in the pond. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Readers may well find themselves wondering the same. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Rupp tackles some heavy material in this provocative middle-grade novel. Read full book review >

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SARAH SIMPSON’S RULES FOR LIVING by Rebecca Rupp
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"A quick read in the over-used diary-style middle-grade fiction with expanded potential for a series or even family discussion. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Twelve-year-old Sarah Simpson joins a long list of modern-day tweens buried under negative feelings about their parents' recent divorce, feeling jilted by a father who has moved across the country with his new young wife. Read full book review >

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THE RETURN OF THE DRAGON by Rebecca Rupp
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

Actually, it's young Hannah, Zachary and Sarah Emily who do the returning, as they come back to visit Fafnyr, the golden-scaled, three-headed cave-dweller first met in The Dragon of Lonely Island (1998). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Among the knowledge Alex gleans along the way, he learns that, 'Time isn't wasted if you're doing what you love best,' and reading this is absolutely time well spent. (Fiction. 8-12)"
This fast-paced fantasy, dusted with humor, rife with danger and bulging with bizarre characters, delivers wisdom about time use, loyalty, bravery and integrity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"A veritable textbook thoroughly disguised as a diversion. (8 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A scientist with the knack of transforming the complex and abstract into the simple and concrete engagingly explains what science now knows about memory. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"Far more than a summer romance, this is a tribute to those left behind. (Fiction. 11-15)"
Daniel (E.) Anderson looks back on the summer he fell in love and finally came to terms with his soldier brother's death. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DUCK THEORY by Lawrence J Rupp
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 11, 2014

"Bracing, eventful cop-talk memoir that's politically in the Duck Dynasty neighborhood."
Veteran LApolice officer Rupp files his personal and highly opinionated report of a long career patrolling the region's most violent ghettos and compromised precincts. Read full book review >

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Death & Taxes by Richard V. Rupp
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 26, 2015

"Don't be fooled by the white-collar title; there's plenty of bullets, tension, and old-fashioned police work."
Feds working the murder of an IRS agent in California find ties to a much-feared local gang and a Mexican drug cartel in Rupp's debut thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"In a better world, if teaching the history of sexuality were a politically neutral act rather than a flashpoint issue in the culture wars, this would be an excellent text for high-school and lower-level college history classes."
The Cliff Notes version of America's queer history, offering in their distilled essence the themes, struggles, and stories of 400 years of same-sex desire in the New World. Read full book review >

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WOMEN AND MATH, WOMEN AND SCIENCE, WOMEN AND STEM
by Leila Roy

Hello, my friends!

As I said earlier this week, I am COMPLETELY BURIED under a pile of reading for the Amelia Bloomer Project committee. At the moment, I’m halfway through Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, which I am LOVING. It’s a great ...


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