Search Results: "Sue Limb"


BOOK REVIEW

GIRL, BARELY 15 by Sue Limb
FICTION
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"This latest installment in the Jess Jordan saga is perfectly fun and, of course, zany. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Jess Jordan is starting to regret volunteering to host a male French exchange student, at least until his letter and photo arrive in the mail. Read full book review >

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GIRL, 15, CHARMING BUT INSANE by Sue Limb
FICTION
Released: Aug. 10, 2004

"Light and easy. (Fiction 12+)"
Plucky and mouthy, Jess Jordan manages to get herself in a variety of messes, mostly having to do with boys. Read full book review >

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GIRL, NEARLY 16 by Sue Limb
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2005

"A wild ride of a story that is populated by colorful characters and grounded in the true angst of first love. (Fiction. 10 -14)"
Jess, star of Girl 15, Charming But Insane (2004), has her summer holiday all planned out. Read full book review >

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ZOE & CHLOE ON THE PROWL by Sue Limb
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Although at times Zoe and Chloe's antics seem slightly far-fetched, this silly romp will certainly charm young teen readers. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
On the prowl to snag hot dates to the quickly approaching Earthquake Ball, best friends Zoe and Chloe hatch what they think is a foolproof plan. Read full book review >

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GIRL, GOING ON 17 by Sue Limb
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 25, 2006

"Silly fun. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Things could not possibly get any better for Jess. Read full book review >

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COME BACK, GRANDMA by Sue Limb
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 1994

"A simply told story with unusual resonance. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Bessie is well loved, but can't always find someone to play with; her parents are busy, and little Krishna next door isn't ``allowed out much.'' Still, Bessie has Grandma, who reads aloud, plays games (even hopscotch), and always has ``time for Bessie.'' When Grandma dies, Bessie tries to imagine heaven, where her mother says she is, and wonders if Grandma could have been reborn as an animal, as Krishna suggests; still, Bessie goes on missing her until, years later, Grandma is recalled in a very special way. Read full book review >

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BOB AND ROB by Sue Pickford
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"Remember—nice dogs find a good home and bumbling burglars find the big house. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Bob, a dog looking for a life on the straight and narrow, stumbles on a solution without being unfaithful to his no-good burglar of an owner. Read full book review >

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WHEN ANGUS MET ALVIN by Sue Pickford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Children will enjoy the setup and the interactions, but the ending may well leave them cold. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The course of alien friendship never did run smooth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OLIVER'S WOOD by Sue Hendra
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 1996

"Gouache illustrations look much like linoleum prints—blocks of bright colors, mainly blue and ocher— and the chubby animals, with their bulging white eyes, are undeniably friendly territory. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Oliver, an owl, stays up past his bedtime at the end of one night and sees something he has never seen before—the sun. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NAMESAKE by Sue MacLeod
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Suspenseful, emotional and powerful. (Time-travel fantasy/historical fiction. 12-16)"
A modern-day Canadian girl named Jane Grey travels back in time to meet the Lady Jane Grey, imprisoned in the Tower of London in 1553. Read full book review >