Search Results: "Rose-Marie Provencher"


BOOK REVIEW

MOUSE CLEANING by Rose-Marie Provencher
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2001

"The best part, though, is finding the little mouse on each page, a signal of what Twilly's next task will be. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Grandma Twilly is sorely lacking in motivation. Read full book review >

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SLITHERY JAKE by Rose-Marie Provencher
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"An enticing cover, good title, and funny family will slither the tale into popularity. (Picture book. 4-7)"
When Sid finds a snake and brings it home, he names him Jake, but family hysteria ensues when Jake escapes from his box. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1998

A soft-focus picture of how a determined young black woman made her way into the virtually all white, male world of transplant surgery. Read full book review >

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THE DRAGON'S CAVE by Rose-Marie Lyttle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2017

"A delightful and enthusiastic adventure that should appeal to a wide range of readers."
A freak accident sends a 12-year-old boy to a medieval world, where he's on a quest to claim the fabled treasure from a dragon's lair, in this middle-grade fantasy debut. Read full book review >

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THE UNGRATEFUL DEAD by Rose Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"An amusing if not particularly diverse series entry. (Paranormal fiction. 9-12)"
This sequel to I Text Dead People (2015) finds Anna now not only plagued by ghosts, but by a nasty new stepsister. Read full book review >

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RAIN-DROP AND PEEK-A-BOO by Sheryl Marie
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 20, 2010

"A personalized picture book best suited for those who really love rabbits."
Sing-song rhymes accompany charming colorful illustrations in this lively twist on a pet adoption book. Read full book review >

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I TEXT DEAD PEOPLE by Rose Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 9, 2015

"Good, ghostly fun. (Paranormal suspense. 9-12)"
Thirteen-year-old Anna has just moved into the creepy mansion next to the cemetery and has hopes of making friends in her posh new school. Read full book review >

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CAMELOT BURNING by Kathryn Rose
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 8, 2014

"Part Arthurian high fantasy, part steampunk, laced with belle epoque drug- and absinthe-fueled decadence—the concept's so high it floats, but that doesn't mean people will want to jump up and catch it. (Fantasy. 14-18)"
It's not your father's Camelot: Tattooed knights in eye makeup and piercings party hearty, downing absinthe and ogling hussies. Read full book review >

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KIMCHI AND CALAMARI by Rose Kent
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

"Seasoned with familiar angst-provoking adolescent preoccupations—dating and embarrassing parents—Joseph's story makes for an entertaining fictional stew. (Fiction. 9-13)"
When his eighth-grade class is assigned to write about their ancestors' journey to America, Joseph Calderaro has a problem: Who are his ancestors? Read full book review >

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ROCKY ROAD by Rose Kent
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 8, 2010

"Readers who connected with Lisa Schroeder's It's Raining Cupcakes (2010) will find this familiar terrain. (ice-cream recipes, 'Ice Cream Flavors and the Inner You') (Fiction. 8-12)"
Yet another story about a gutsy and resourceful girl who overcomes her dysfunctional family environment with hard work and the help of her community. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A BUS DRIVER by Leon Rose
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 5, 2011

"Rose's novel, though possessing a strong setup and well-built premise, is undone by its flawed protagonists."
Retirement is no excuse to let crimes go unsolved; at least that's what Alan Golden, a former investigative reporter and now-blind retiree, thinks in Rose's debut novel, a mystery revolving around the title's eponymous event. Read full book review >