Search Results: "Stephanie Dahle"


BOOK REVIEW

THERE'S NO ONE I LOVE LIKE YOU by Jutta Langreuter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Langreuter and Dahle's gentle story fails to cover any new ground, but readers will relate to Brayden's experience and perhaps develop a better appreciation for the comforts and rules of home. (Picture book. 4-7)"
In this German import, a bunny is convinced that living with his friends will be easier and more enjoyable than obeying the rules at home. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SO HAPPY TOGETHER by Jutta Langreuter
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"In the end, family love wins out. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Siblings often disagree, even bunny brothers and sisters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEW BABY! by Stephanie Blake
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"It's a well-worn theme, and takes with less risky coping strategies abound, from Kevin Henkes' Julius, the Baby of the World (1991) on. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Young Simon is stunned to learn that his parents aren't planning to send his new little brother back to the hospital. Read full book review >

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IT WAS A PLEASURE TO BURN
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for The Arsonist by Stephanie Oakes

Cover Story: Fire and Water Big Faces
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You x 3
Swoonworthy Scale:
 2
Talky Talk: She Says, He Said, She Said
Bonus Factors:
 Unsolved Mystery, Loyal Pet
Relationship Status: Keeping the Fire Alive

Cover Story: Fire and Water Big Faces

It's rare, but every once in ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE SACRED LIES OF MINNOW BLY by Stephanie Oakes
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 9, 2015

"Dark and not just a little sensational but hugely involving nevertheless. (Fiction. 12-18)"
A girl who has just escaped a destructive cult after her hands were cut off lives in juvenile detention, found guilty of assault, a crime she indeed did commit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SISTERS OF GLASS by Stephanie Hemphill
Released: March 27, 2012

"A fiery, feminist love story young teens, particularly girls, should just devour. (Verse novel. 11 & up)"
Love and conventional roles for women collide in this page-ripping tale from 15th-century Venice. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"The fantastic photographs are the stars here, with each striking shot worth more than the proverbial thousand words. (Nonfiction. 2-7)"
Younger children will enjoy the amusing photographs in this collection of nature photography, the third in the Moments in the Wild series (Peaceful Moments in the Wild: Animals and Their Homes, below, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

QUIVER by Stephanie Spinner
FICTION
Released: Oct. 8, 2002

"Brutal in spots, but lighter than the psychodramas Donna Jo Napoli and others are fond of crafting from the old tales. (afterword) (Fiction. 12-15)"
Spinner (Expiration Date: Never, 2001, etc.) hops aboard the mythological bandwagon, turning the tale of Atalanta into a teenager's coming-of-age. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WATER by Stephanie Ocko
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1995

"Useful, relevant fare. (reproductions, charts, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Students expecting an dry academic treatise on water, its scarcity, and drought will be pleasantly surprised by this lively, informed presentation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TROUBLE MAKES A COMEBACK by Stephanie Tromly
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"An effective and largely entertaining romp. (Mystery. 14-17)"
Trouble returns to Zoe's world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN I AM THROUGH WITH YOU by Stephanie Kuehn
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Full of secrets and plot twists, Kuehn's latest is a satisfying, sophisticated study in complicated relationships. (Thriller. 14-18)"
A multiethnic group of teenagers goes camping on a school trip, but not all of them make it home alive. Read full book review >