Search Results: "Stephanie Yue"


BOOK REVIEW

SUCH A LITTLE MOUSE by Alice Schertle
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 2015

"Perfectly charming. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Four seasons, as seen through the eyes of a country mouse. Read full book review >

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RAINING CATS AND DETECTIVES by Colleen AF Venable
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Sass and Hamisher hint that they may be getting out of the detecting business given the end…let's hope NOT! (Graphic mystery. 7-11)"
Detective Sasspants returns! But this time, she has competition. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOUSENET by Prudence Breitrose
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Genuine goodwill, humor and impressive believability will have readers longing for mice as friends—not to mention political allies. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
What if computer mice meant something more exciting than tech accessories—something that could change the world? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOUSEMOBILE by Prudence Breitrose
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Closing the book, readers may wonder: Will these mice return, and can they really stop climate change? They will hope so. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
In this charming sequel to Mousenet (2011), mice who use tiny Thumbtop computers need some rescuing by the very few humans who know that mice have evolved. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD NIGHT, BUNNY by Lauren Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"Comfort and peace straight from the rabbit hole, an adjunct to rather than a replacement for Brown's classic. (Picture book. 2-4)"
"Cute" as an adjective only begins to describe this soporific litany of "nighty-night"-worthy objects. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2010

"Middle graders will close this and ask right away for Detective Pants's next caper. (animal facts) (Graphic mystery. 8-12)"
There is skullduggery afoot at Mr. Venezi's Pets & Stuff: Someone keeps stealing his sandwich, which he puts outside the koala cage every day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FISH YOU WERE HERE by Colleen AF Venable
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Great graphic tales for young readers and animal lovers; long may Sasspants detect! (Graphic mystery. 7-11)"
Will the Help Wanted sign in the window of Mr. Venezi's Pets & Stuff Shop bring good or ill? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FERRET'S A FOOT by Colleen AF Venable
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"A winning graphic story all around. (Graphic mystery. 6-12)"
Sasspants, the mystery-loving guinea pig, returns to solve a new case with her faithful—perhaps too faithful—sidekick, Hamisher the hamster. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHOES by Charlotte Yue
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

"EWSLUGp1996. (bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A smartly designed, profusely illustrated history of shoes, their lore and styles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS by Charlotte Yue
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1992

"Bibliography; children's books for further reading; index. (Nonfiction. 9+)"
An incisive look at the tools, knowledge, and personal qualities that made Columbus's first voyage possible. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARMOR by Charlotte Yue
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Not soaring, but a clear and informative history. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
What red-blooded American youth isn't fascinated by knights in shining armor? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WIGWAM AND THE LONGHOUSE by Charlotte Yue
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2000

"A fine addition to an invaluable body of work by a proven team, and an essential purchase for school and public libraries. (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
An illustrated description of the land, history, and culture of American Indians of the Northeast woodlands, written by the author/illustrators of The Igloo (1988), The Pueblo (not reviewed), and other well-regarded nonfiction for older children. Read full book review >