Search Results: "Rosie Schaap"


BOOK REVIEW

DRINKING WITH MEN by Rosie Schaap
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 24, 2013

"The conclusions reached are familiar, but Schaap's talent for balancing self-revelation with humor, melancholy and wisdom turn an otherwise niche topic into one with greater appeal."
A memoir from This American Life contributor and New York Times Magazine "Drink" columnist Schaap. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROSIE by James Robert Parish
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 14, 1997

"A few steps up from supermarket tabloid, but with no juicy gossip; and for those following Rosie coverage in the media or at her Web sites, there's not much news here."
A prolific biographer of Hollywood's famous and forgotten, Parish (Liza! Read full book review >

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ROSIE & CRAYON by Deborah Marcero
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"A good addition to the loss-of-a-pet bookshelf. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Rosie's world turns gray when her dog passes away, but friendship and color bloom again when she helps reunite another child with a lost cat. Read full book review >

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ROSIE & REX by Bob Boyle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"In the end, this is a simple friendship story with pictures that will likely grab attention but won't stand up well to multiple readings. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Two very different friends have a bit of trouble deciding what to do together in this simple story about finding common ground. Read full book review >

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BALLERINA ROSIE by Sarah Ferguson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"With so many wonderful ballet stories available, this is one to skip. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl with red curls loves to dance—until she starts ballet school. Read full book review >

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RUGBY & ROSIE by Nan Parson Rossiter
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

"A resonant debut. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Rossiter's first book is a moving and informative account of a family and the puppy they raise for a year, until she is old enough to train to become a guide dog. Read full book review >

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ROSIE GIRL by Julie Shepard
Released: July 11, 2017

"Several of the right ingredients languish under infelicitous execution. (Thriller. 14-17)"
A psychological thriller promises scandal and drama. Read full book review >

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NOSY ROSIE by Holly Keller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Keller's lovely story is a sure pick to share with any youngster struggling with peer issues. (Picture Book. 4-7)"
A wee fox's knack for locating lost items earns her an undesirable moniker in this sensitive tale from Keller. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Rosie loses the election—but somehow, readers will want to cheer her on to further adventures. (Fiction. 8-11)"
The stars of Maxie, Rosie, and Earl: Partners in Grime (1990) return, as odd a trio as any in middle-grade fiction. Read full book review >

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WRITING WITH ROSIE by Patricia Reilly Giff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2016

"A simple and lively guide for young writers everywhere. (bibliography) (Nonfiction. 8-13)"
A writer and her dog team up to offer tips on how to write stories. Read full book review >

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EVERYTHING'S ROSIE BEDTIME APP by Egmont UK
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 25, 2012

"For fans, this could be a must-download, but for the uninitiated, there's not much in Rosie's bedtime adventure to make them curious for more. (optimized for iPad 2 and above) (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
A none-too-interesting detour before bedtime, this app based on a British children's show exhibits frustrating navigation quirks and not nearly enough personality. Read full book review >