Search Results: "Stephanie Roth Sisson"


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STAR STUFF by Stephanie Roth Sisson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Both friendly and inspiring—just like its subject. (Picture book/biography. 4-8)"
Young Carl Sagan looks endearingly like his grown-up self, with expressive dark eyebrows and a cheerful look of inquiry, in this warm account of the life of the notable scientist. Read full book review >

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PRINCESS POSEY AND THE FIRST GRADE PARADE by Stephanie Greene
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2010

"First graders will be looking for more stories about Posey. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Posey is nervous about first grade. Read full book review >

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PRINCESS POSEY AND THE NEXT-DOOR DOG by Stephanie Greene
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 15, 2011

"Posey is the perfect fictional friend for any first-grade girl. (Chapter book. 5-8)"
Posey, now a first grader, wants to be a big kid but she is still a little girl. Read full book review >

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PRINCESS POSEY AND THE PERFECT PRESENT by Stephanie Greene
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Here's hoping for more tales of Posey. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Posey loves everything about first grade, especially her beloved teacher, Miss Lee. Read full book review >

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PRINCESS POSEY AND THE TINY TREASURE by Stephanie Greene
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 21, 2013

"New readers, especially girls, will be happy to see that another Posey book is in the works. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Obedient Posey worries about the Consequences Drawer, the place where Ms. Lee sequesters all the toys and other tchotchkes that kids love to bring to school. Read full book review >

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THANK YOU, MISS DOOVER by Robin Pulver
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Educators and parents will be thanking author and illustrator for this one. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Poor Miss Doover—it's no easy feat to get her class to write tactful thank-you notes in proper friendly-letter format. Read full book review >

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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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JOSEPH ROTH by Joseph Roth
Released: Jan. 16, 2012

"A quintessential depiction of one man's view from the brink of the abyss."
The doomed world of interwar Europe comes to burning life in the anguished correspondence of the peripatetic Austrian novelist/journalist. Read full book review >

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ROTH UNBOUND by Claudia Roth Pierpont
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"Although not a substitute for a full biography, Pierpont's book offers a candid and sympathetic portrait of an audacious writer."
An insightful portrait of a creative life. Read full book review >

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Where's Stephanie? by Lenora Livingston
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Effective drama about the tenacity of family love."
A debut novella about a grandmother's hope to be reunited with her granddaughter, who was given up for adoption. Read full book review >

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STABBING STEPHANIE by Evan Marshall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2001

"Perhaps the most egregious yet of the recent spate of alleged mysteries that bury detection in a morass of domestic detail."
Literary agent Jane Stuart (Hanging Hannah, 2000, etc.) has just been getting her life back together after the traffic-accident death of her husband Kenneth. Read full book review >

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STEPHANIE THE FROG by Anna  Cywinska
illustrated by Anna Cywinska, developed by Krecha Games
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2012

"Short, sweet and shallow. (iPad storybook app. 1-4)"
This glorified game of paper dolls offers a basic lesson about what to wear in winter, summer, spring and fall. Read full book review >