Search Results: "Sarah Sullivan"


BOOK REVIEW

ROOT BEER AND BANANA by Sarah Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"A refreshing summer treat. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A girl's simple act of kindness leads to a new friendship in this quiet, utterly satisfying summer story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PASSING THE MUSIC DOWN by Sarah Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"Sullivan's notes, on Melvin Wine and Jake Krack and the tunes, round out a lovely, resonant offering. (resources) (Picture book. 5-8)"
Sullivan reverently celebrates a musical apprenticeship that spans generations in this poetic narrative based on a real-life relationship and punctuated by the titular phrase. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEAR BABY by Sarah Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"It ends with an overly didactic note (a birthday card with a message inside), but Meisel's mixed-media pictures are cheerful and engaging and the idea makes this a worthwhile addition to the burgeoning shelf on the topic. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Presented in the form of a scrapbook, a series of notes, letters and drawings from an older brother to his new sibling traces her life from a few weeks before her birth (a print of her sonogram) until her first birthday. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONCE UPON A BABY BROTHER by Sarah Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 8, 2010

"Funny and useful. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Lizzie, an exuberant second grader, loves to write stories. 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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BOOK REVIEW

BALL by Mary Sullivan
by Mary Sullivan, illustrated by Mary Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 2, 2013

"Deceptively simple little winner for dog lovers. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The single word "ball" comprises the text of this visual chronicle of a day in the life of a dog and his ball. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON LINDEN SQUARE by Kate Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Pleasant but inconsequential. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Stella Mae loves to sit at her apartment-house window and watch her neighbors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OZZIE AND THE ART CONTEST by Dana Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2013

"Once the story's lesson is revealed, there is little reason to read this one again. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Ozzie enters the art contest at school only to be disappointed at the results. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE by Mary Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"Two-legged pups with new sibs would likely have a similar experience. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A young new dog in the house gets a cold reception from the old one. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I USED TO BE A FISH by Tom Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"While the book is visually appealing, the plot is very thin and not likely to inspire demands for rereading. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Fed up with the aquatic life, a fish ventures onto land, spawning eons of evolutionary change. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KAY KAY'S ALPHABET SAFARI by Dana Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Kids will enjoy the silliness, and there's lots of potential for the classroom. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Themed alphabet books are like the Little Engine that Could—they just keep on comin'. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TREAT by Mary Sullivan
Kirkus Star
by Mary Sullivan, illustrated by Mary Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"A relentless, single-minded canine's quest proves to be a rib-tickling treat. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A determined dog's emotions run the gamut while in pursuit of the impossible-to-resist "treat." Read full book review >