Search Results: "Stephanie Graegin"


BOOK REVIEW

STEPHANIE by Winston Graham
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 15, 1993

"Not much real mystery or detection here, but plenty of surprises from old pro Graham (Ross Poldark, etc., etc.)."
Vacationing in India with her married lover Errol Colton, Stephanie Locke accidentally discovers his connection with the drug trade and returns home uncertain about what to do—and, on the evidence, still undecided at the time of her death of a barbiturate overdose shortly thereafter. Read full book review >

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LITTLE FOX IN THE FOREST by Stephanie Graegin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"A wordless picture book that makes a great read. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A small child, a fox, and the deep forest: not a grim tale at all but rather a magical journey culminating in an act of mutual kindness. Read full book review >

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DON'T FEED THE BOY by Irene Latham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Feed this to animal fans. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Raised in the Alabama zoo run by his busy parents, 11-year-old Whit dreams of escape, but his new friend Stella is someone whose need for escape is real. Read full book review >

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HOW TO BUILD A SNOW BEAR by Eric Pinder
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A pleasant choice for a cozy read though not quite as sweet as the characters' first outing. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Bear and brother, introduced in How to Share with a Bear (2015), are back. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WATER IN THE PARK by Emily Jenkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"Water may flow in abundance through these pages, but this title is an outpouring of observation that repays careful readers richly. (Picture book. 3-6)"
From sunrise to sunset on a scorching summer day, people (and animals) use the water found in a park in many different ways. Read full book review >

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SUPER MANNY STANDS UP! by Kelly DiPucchio
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"With great read-aloud potential, this story could be used by both parents and teachers to introduce concepts of courage and standing up to bullies from the youngest preschoolers up. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This charming story marries the mania for superheroes with a potent anti-bullying message, making it an apt tale for present times. Read full book review >

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HOW TO SHARE WITH A BEAR by Eric Pinder
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Tender and charming. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Thomas makes a cozy cave that attracts a small bear. Read full book review >

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YOU WERE THE FIRST by Patricia MacLachlan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"More than the children it ostensibly targets, new parents will appreciate this tender celebration of the parent-first baby bond that grows as fast as the little one does. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Two doting parents celebrate the many milestones of their first child. Read full book review >

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HECTOR THE COLLECTOR by Emily Beeny
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"A sweet and child-sensitive addition to any picture-book collection. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Hector and his classmates learn about collecting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A TRUE HOME by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"A plucky mouse finds her true home in this warm, winning tale. (Animal fantasy. 7-10)"
An orphan mouse unexpectedly arrives at Heartwood Hotel, which she hopes will become the home she's seeking. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LOST GIFT by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A delightful, quiet story with a subtle theme of giving to others as a gift in itself. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Four animal friends find a lost package that fell from Santa's sleigh, and by working together, they deliver the package for Santa. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PEACE IS AN OFFERING by Annette LeBox
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"Affecting and heartfelt. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A list of small lessons that, when added up, have a great impact. Read full book review >