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 >

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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 >

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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

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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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STEPHANIE POWELL WATTS
by Maya Payne Smart

Ominous and timely, No One Is Coming to Save Us explores the sense of displacement and dispossession that burrows within communities—and individuals—when work vanishes. The novel follows residents of Pinewood, a declining North Carolina factory town, as they ponder the twin perils of staying stuck in the stubborn red clay beneath them or moving earth to cut their own new ...


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