Search Results: "Sarah Jane Wright"


BOOK REVIEW

I HEART YOU by Meg Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 6, 2016

"The love is palpable in these pages, and adults and children will surely talk about their own ways of loving after sharing this. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Adult animals describe how they show their love for their little ones. Read full book review >

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GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS by Pam Tillis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Dispensable. (Picture book/fairy tale. 6-8)"
An uncredited author gives the familiar folktale a modern country setting and comes down hard on Goldilocks's character flaws. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAC AND CHEESE AND THE PERFECT PLAN by Sarah Weeks
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Please, let there be more adventures of Mac and Cheese, the Felix and Oscar of the early-reader world. (Early reader. 4-8)"
In this offering for emerging readers, Mac and Cheese, two cat friends, prove that opposites attract, even in the feline world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HISTORY
Released: July 7, 1994

"Also newly available: Michael Goldberg's Breaking New Ground: American Women 1800-1848 (ISBN: 0-19-508202-8). (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Another excellent entry in the 11-volume Young Oxford History of Women in the United States. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2017

"Two tales with some good moments hampered by awkward, skimpy storytelling."
In this YA novella and short story, two different young women must figure out their romantic attachments. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOOKS ALWAYS EVERYWHERE by Jane Blatt
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 27, 2014

"Though some adults might suck their teeth at a few of the suggested uses, the message that books are fun (and useful) certainly overrides that. In two words: Books rule! (Picture book. 2-4)"
Books are everywhere, as these adorable toddlers prove! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BAA-CHOO! by Sarah Weeks
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"EWSLUGp1971. (Easy reader. 5-7)"
A sniffly sheep develops a tantalizing "Baa . . . ahhh . . . ," but the "choo" proves elusive in this rhymed barnyard caper. Read full book review >

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DRIP, DROP by Sarah Weeks
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 31, 2000

"A solid choice for the easy reader shelves in both public and school libraries. (Junior Library Guild selection) (Easy reader. 4-7)"
Weeks continues her watery-themed flow of beginning readers (Splish, Splash!, not reviewed) with this entry in the I Can Read Book series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RADIO GIRLS by Sarah-Jane Stratford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"An intoxicating look inside a world of innovative new media."
A bright, appealing novel about the early days of the BBC and the women behind its brilliant programming. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"Too many dates, places, itineraries, and gastronomical preferences make for a drabness broken only by the odd sexual liaison. (211 halftones, 1 map, 14 color illus.)"
A collective biography of painters, art critics, and writers who evolved from a tight-knit company of Cambridge friends to form the Bloomsbury group—with a particular, generally pedestrian, focus on their visits to France between 1910 and 1940. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD MORNING YOGA by Mariam Gates
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"An energizing yoga practice portrayed by lively and diverse characters that should inspire multiple readings. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
Morning yoga stretches for children to wake them up and launch their days. Read full book review >