Search Results: "Sandra Knauf"


BOOK REVIEW

ZERA AND THE GREEN MAN by Sandra Knauf
Released: Aug. 10, 2013

"An ambitious sci-fi novel that will charm eco-champions, though voracious YA fans might want more from the characters."
In this seriously green adventure novel, a teenage girl discovers a secret power that will help her family and the environment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Ropewalk by John Knauf
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 31, 2011

"A skillful and very promising debut novel in the Peter Straub/Stephen King mode."
A debut paranormal thriller set in the 1970s, about a strange presence in an apartment building in an isolated New England coastal town. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FROG TROUBLE by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"This is children's music grown-ups won't mind hearing over and over, no trouble at all. (Songbook/CD. 3 & up)"
For listeners of all ages, Boynton and Michael Ford's latest CD/songbook combination presents 12 new songs in a country-western mode. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUR LITTLE DEER by Sandra Magsamen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A pleasant addition to the Christmas shelf. (Board book. 1-2) "
A little deer is loved. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DINOSAUR DANCE! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"This will have readers putting on their dancing shoes to do the 'cha cha cha' with their dino-babies. (Board book. 1-3)"
It's not the first time dinosaurs have been featured in a clever Boynton board book. It seems she—and we—can't get enough. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE HUGS AND KISSES by Sandra Magsamen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Cuddle up to share these hugs and kisses. (Board book. 1-3)"
This cheerful board book is a sugary paean to love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LEAF by Sandra  Dieckmann
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Dieckmann beautifully weaves together some of today's most difficult themes into a deceptively simple tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A lost polar bear strikes fear into the woodland animals until his extraordinary efforts to return home bring help, hope, and understanding. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPOOKY POOKIE by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"A pleasant holiday spent with a perfectly charming character. (Board book. 1-3)"
One of Boynton's signature characters celebrates Halloween. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TALLEST TREE by Sandra Belton
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"This appealing and touching, if overly wishful, tale about what can be accomplished when a community works together conveys the value of remembering and embracing the past. (author's note, biography websites, resources) (Fiction. 8-12)"
Little Catfish and his buddies are too young to remember when their rundown urban neighborhood was full of thriving businesses and stellar entertainment, but Odell Davis, an "old as dirt" neighborhood fixture, keeps the memories alive. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARY MAE AND THE GOSPEL TRUTH by Sandra Dutton
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2010

"Mary Mae is a memorable character—spunky but not defiant—whose search for truth drives the narrative. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Ten-year-old Mary Mae loves questions. Read full book review >