Search Results: "Sue Whiting"


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PORTRAITS OF CELINA by Sue Whiting
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 1, 2015

"Perfectly serviceable but nothing special. (Paranormal suspense. 14-18)"
What happens when the ghosts that haunt us want revenge? Read full book review >

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THE FIREFIGHTERS by Sue Whiting
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"A spark to imaginations, with a little fire safety on the side. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Rawlins's preschoolers perfectly model the fun children can have when they use their imaginations. Read full book review >

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PLATYPUS by Sue Whiting
by Sue Whiting, illustrated by Mark Jackson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Smoothly written and gently informative, this is a nice addition to the elementary-level nature shelf. (Informational picture book. 5-9)"
With its rubbery ducklike bill, reptilian walk, and venomous spurs, the puzzling platypus is a mammal like no other. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 11, 1999

"The presentation is entirely anecdotal with no pretense at analysis, but Zappetti's life would hold anyone's interest."
Whiting revels in the seamy side of Japan. Read full book review >

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"A clever, well-told, multidimensional take on the alien blitzkrieg."
Forewarned of an all-out alien invasion of Earth, psychic Callisto McCullough becomes a key figure in mankind's post-apocalyptic fight for survival. 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 >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 1991

"Banzai!"
Cromartie, a decent baseball player who became a superstar across the Pacific, and Whiting, a crack baseball writer (You Gotta Have Wa, etc.), combine on a gutsy look at baseball, Japanese style. Read full book review >

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TAKIN' IT TO ANOTHER LEVEL by Darryl "God" Whiting
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2013

"An often engaging crime story with solid characters and a grand setup that will make readers anticipate a sequel."
A seasoned criminal takes a young gangbanger under his wing in this debut urban drama. Read full book review >

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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 >