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 >

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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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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 >

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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 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 >

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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

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 >

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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

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

SALLY DOG LITTLE by Bill Richardson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 2002

"A well-told tale that tweaks the Littles enough you'd think some of their stuffing might fall out, and illustrated with the bright edginess of a Lane Smith, exaggerated to a fare-thee-well. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The Littles are a staid lot, formal to a fault. Read full book review >