Search Results: "Sally Sutton"


BOOK REVIEW

SUTTON by J.R. Moehringer
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"A captivating and absorbing read."
A "non-fiction novel" that takes us far beyond Willie Sutton's clever one-liners about banks and deeply into his life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUTTON IMPACT by Ward Sutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2005

"Passionate to a fault, in a way that's inspiring even as it becomes furiously repetitive."
The noted cartoonist's first collection renders modern politics as lamentable spectacle. Read full book review >

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FARMER JOHN'S TRACTOR by Sally Sutton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 2013

"Great for 'rusty yet trusty' grandparents to read to adoring grandchildren. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Farmer John and his rusty (yet trusty) tractor come to the rescue when more conventional vehicles fall short. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SALLY RIDE by Lynn Sherr
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 3, 2014

"An intimately celebratory biography."
An award-winning journalist's revealing biography of Sally Ride (1951-2012), the first American woman in space. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SALLY RIDE by Sue Macy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Macy's slim, empathetic account makes readers see the woman behind the achievement. (author's note, timeline, further reading and viewing, bibliography, source notes, index, endnotes) (Biography. 9-14)"
A fast-moving, straightforward and up-to-date biography of the first American woman astronaut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SALLY ARNOLD by Cheryl Ryan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1996

"Atmospheric and capturing the interplay of light and shadow, these fully convey mountain life and reveal Sally's robust personality early on. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Spending the summer with her grandfather, Jenny meets lots of neighbors in his hill country general store. Read full book review >

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SILLY SALLY by Audrey Wood
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1992

"A surefire read-aloud. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The characters in Wood's sunny, simple pen and watercolor illustrations fairly bounce off the page in this exuberant cumulative rhyme. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEMOLITION by Sally Sutton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Smashing good fun for preschoolers of both genders. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Ode to a wrecking ball! And other heavy construction equipment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CONSTRUCTION by Sally Sutton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"There's always room for one more good construction book: Make a spot for this one. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Sutton and Lovelock are back for more fun combining dynamic text and illustrations for little builders. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A perceptive, loving tribute. (timeline, index) (Biography. 10-13)"
A uniquely personal portrait of the United States' first woman in space, illustrated with sheaves of public and private photos. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROADWORK by Sally Sutton
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

"Pave the way to this book's shelf; perfect for read-alouds, it will be a hit whether shared with a group or one-on-one. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Sutton's latest is a truck-lover's dream come true—repetition, rhyme and onomatopoeia form the text, while construction trucks vie for readers' attention in the illustrations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DIRTY SALLY by Michael Simon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Sure to return, Simon and Reles are two to watch. Here's hoping publishers don't pump the page count of future installments."
Promising debut thriller in which an Austin homicide detective investigates a few too many murders. Read full book review >