Search Results: "Sally Sutton"


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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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GARDENIA by Kelsey Sutton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Ivy's investigation is suspenseful, but the narrative also offers unexpected emotional and philosophical depths that emerge from her musings about the nature of life, death, and personal legacy. (Thriller. 14-18)"
With only a month to live, high school senior Ivy investigates her best friend's murder. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2005

"Conveys the emotional toll exacted by years of cleaning up after human misdeeds, but lacks the crisp narrative and grit of the truly satisfying police story."
Twenty-five-year veteran Sutton proves that there's little glamour in police work. Read full book review >

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KIDS’ STUFF by Henry Sutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"A disturbing, raw tale of masculine rage and family dysfunction, bluntly told."
A self-absorbed petty thief's life is turned upside down when he is reunited with his estranged 13-year-old daughter. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2016

"A painstakingly meticulous introduction to a labyrinthine sector of business law."
A concise but comprehensive overview of legal strategies to manage a business and protect one's assets. Read full book review >

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COLORADO BOULEVARD by Phoef Sutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 12, 2017

"A smart, noirish mystery loaded with clever dialogue and vivid characters. The Crush series is as good as it gets."
Teenage Caleb Rush crawls out of a brontosaurus's butt in the latest of the crime series including Crush (2015) and Heart Attack and Vine (2016). Read full book review >

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"The transformative power of Moon's character drives this empathetic tale."
A beautifully crafted story of humanity and outright cruelty. Read full book review >

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ALWAYS SIX O'CLOCK by Phoef Sutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 25, 1998

"Noirish whimsy offering a fleshed-out script with every element in place but Hitchcock."
Debut suspense novel offering a sexually frank variation on Robert Nathan's novel Portrait of Jennie, with pleasing results. Read full book review >

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THE DAY THE TELEVISIONS STOPPED by S.B. Sutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"A deft, modern folk tale, in its whimsical moments reminiscent of Madeleine L'Engle."
Inventive fantasy in a first novel from a Boston writer. Read full book review >