Search Results: "Sheila Greenwald"


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ROSY COLE by Sheila Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Readers will connect with Rosy's troubles and share her contentment when she comes out on top once more. (Fiction. 8-12)"
It's hard to believe, but Greenwald's Rosy Cole (Rosy Cole: She Walks in Beauty, 1994, etc.) is in eighth grade—``Top of the Heap''—at Miss Read's School on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Read full book review >

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"An energetic, brightly imagined fantasy debut."
This teen fantasy debut stars a girl who learns she's a werewolf with ties to a parallel world of magic. Read full book review >

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HERE'S HERMIONE by Sheila Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

This spin-off of the popular Rosy Cole stories stars Rosy's friend Hermione Wong, who is sure that her boring life as a N.Y.C. fifth grader would be fabulous if only she were famous. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2003

"Greenwald, who also provides humorous line illustrations, delivers her message with a light comic touch that younger readers are sure to enjoy. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Effervescent Rosy has been eagerly looking forward to giving her country mouse cousin, Duncan, the Big Apple adventure tour of a lifetime, packed with every tourist landmark imaginable. Read full book review >

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STUCKSVILLE by Sheila Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"The characters are engaging and the plot moves along gently, leading to a satisfying happy ending. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Emerald is given a school assignment to write an essay entitled "My New York," but she feels New York isn't hers, any more than the many other places she has lived with her actor parents. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2006

"Sweet and fun and remarkably timely given the current spate of faux memoirs. (Fiction. 7-10)"
The assignment on the chalkboard is to write about the most interesting person in your family, but what if you are the most interesting person? Read full book review >

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ROSY COLE by Sheila Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"A good time from Greenwald (My Fabulous New Life, 1993, etc.) and a painless lesson in the true meaning of beauty. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Witty, engaging Rosy Cole has discovered real beauty in her new friend, Christi McCurry. Read full book review >

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MY FABULOUS NEW LIFE by Sheila Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Lively characters, even precocious ones, can't make up for the false steps in this disappointing offering. (Fiction. 9-12)"
The summer before sixth grade, Alison is experiencing first- degree culture shock. Read full book review >

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BIZ WHIZ  by Sheila Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"Amusing and not too daunting for transitioning readers. (Fiction. 6-8)"
Third-grader Flossie is not among the favorites of her classmates. Read full book review >

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SHEILA SAYS WE'RE WEIRD by Ruth Ann Smalley
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2011

"A good-humored guide to environmentally responsible behavior, all the more convincing (and refreshing) for being indirect. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Right along with a nosy young neighbor, children get an eyeful of a family's sustainable lifestyle. Read full book review >

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SHEILA RAE’S PEPPERMINT STICK by Kevin Henkes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"A winsome introduction to Henkes for younger audiences and, rarest of all, just the right amount of art for a board book. (Board book. 2-5)"
A sweet treat becomes a source of contention between two sisters in this wry tale about sibling relations and the art of sharing. Read full book review >