Search Results: "Sarah Emmanuelle Burg"


BOOK REVIEW

ONE MORE EGG by Sarah Emmanuelle Burg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"An entertaining and educational tale for the very young, though the text is merely functional. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A quirky chicken and a bespectacled bunny undertake a comic quest for Bunny's last (critically needed) egg. Read full book review >

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SPRING FEVER by Udo Weigelt
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"While it presents a different slant on spring for preschoolers, the story may raise more questions than it provides answers about the meaning or interpretation of 'spring fever.' (Picture book. 4-7)"
Spring is finally here and Freddy the Cat is at last outside and on the prowl. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DO YOU STILL LOVE ME? by Sarah Emmanuelle Burg
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2010

"The important message in Burg's story is delivered with a directness appropriate for her very young target audience; the bright illustrations have a blurry finish that adds warmth to this purposive tale. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A sad young rabbit gets a little help from a friend when her parents' arguing gives her the blues. Read full book review >

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SEE THE WORLD THROUGH SCARLET-TINTED GLASSES
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Beneath the Shine by Sarah Fine

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine
BFF Charms: Eventually, With Benefits
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Politechs
Bonus Factor: The Scarlet Pimpernel
Factor: Politics
Anti-Bonus Factor: Needs a Glossary
Relationship Status: Concerned Constituent

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine

This cover is a little on the nose. It’s pretty, and the ...


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SARAH DUNN
by Megan Labrise

Somewhere along the line in Lucy and Owen’s marriage, the sex tapered off. The makeup, high heels, and date nights went out the window. The poop wound up on the wall. Again.

“Why is there poop on the wall again?” Sarah Dunn writes in The Arrangement, a big, bawdy comic novel (starred review) set in the fictional Hudson Valley ...


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GIRL POWER
by Leila Roy

Tourmaline nearly smiled. Who would have thought the ever notorious beauty queen Virginia Campbell was the kind to stick it out? The idea made a tiny knot in her chest, like she had been feeling lonely and hadn’t noticed until someone showed up.
Done Dirt Cheap, by Sarah Nicole Lemon

Tourmaline Harris and Virginia Campbell both just graduated from ...


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7 FANTASY BOOKS HEADING TO FILM AND TV
by John DeNardo

As readers, the idea of our favorite books being turned into film and television production frightens us and excites us. It's scary because so many things can go wrong that could result in – gasp! – an unfaithful adaptation. Yet that doesn't stop us from being excited because we get to re-experience the stories we love. Here are ...


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SARAH PRAGER

Oh, how I wish an anthology of LGBTQ heroes existed in the 1990s! Back then there were so few queer role models, I was convinced I couldn’t be a lesbian because I didn’t have short hair.

“Well, that’s why I wrote it—I wish I’d had that, too,” says Sarah Prager, author of Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who ...


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BOOK REVIEW

LAUGH WITH THE MOON by Shana Burg
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 12, 2012

"Ultimately, Burg's lyrical prose will make readers think about the common ground among peoples, despite inevitable disparities. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Melding the colors of heartache and loss with painterly strokes, Burg creates a vivid work of art about a girl grieving for her recently deceased mother against a Third World backdrop. Read full book review >

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MY WONDERFUL FAIRY TALES AND OTHER STORIES by Pioli Emmanuelle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"Suitable for displays but bland next to kinetic 3-D adaptations, such as Robert Sabuda's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (2003). (Pop-up folk tales/classics. 7-10)"
Snow White, Pinocchio, Little Red Riding Hood, and other figures pose within pop-up cut-paper stages opposite summary versions of eight familiar tales. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS GHOSTS! by Emmanuelle Eeckhout
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"An elegant literary treat. (Picture book. 4-8)"