Search Results: "Suzanne Harper"


BOOK REVIEW

THE JULIET CLUB by Suzanne Harper
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 2008

"As frothy as the foam on a cup of cappuccino, this is a perfect summer read for girls with a touch of romance in their hearts. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Kate Sanderson isn't exactly thrilled by the concept of "true love," having been sadly disappointed by the one-and-only boyfriend of her 16-year life. Read full book review >

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A GAGGLE OF GOBLINS by Suzanne Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"Needs a little more development all around. (Fantasy. 8-11)"
A new series focuses on the adventures of four kids whose parents are professional paranormal investigators. Read full book review >

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A MISCHIEF OF MERMAIDS by Suzanne Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 28, 2013

"A serviceable fantasy best suited for those kids who have already enjoyed Poppy's previous adventures. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
A skeptic trapped in a family of believers comes face to face with nasty nautical ladies in the third book of a series. Read full book review >

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A GUST OF GHOSTS by Suzanne Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"Second in a preteen series of spooky stories, the lure of ghosts will attract readers, particularly those who have read the first one (A Gaggle of Goblins, 2010). (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Life is hard when you think like a scientist and your parents are ghost hunters. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET LIFE OF SPARROW DELANEY by Suzanne Harper
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2007

"Sparrow's plight gives new meaning to 'not a ghost of a chance'—an entertaining one. (Fiction. 12-16)"
What high-school kid wants to be a freak, especially the kind who talks to dead people? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

Being an ex-CIA agent and also Executive Director of the International Spy Museum in Washington, Earnest carries promising credentials—but his career manual for would-be spies is a big yawn. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2007

Effective at putting readers into a proper frame of mind, if not so useful as a handbook for emergencies, this offering of general, commonsense advice covers terrorist actions, criminal activities at home or school and a selection of natural disasters from hurricanes to the more localized likes of mudslides and flash floods. Read full book review >

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MISS MINGO WEATHERS THE STORM by Jamie Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"The appealing story and wide array of weather facts make this a breath of fresh air to round out and add interest to weather units that are heavy in nonfiction titles. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A class hike to the weather observatory turns out to be more educational than anticipated for Miss Mingo and her eclectic group of students. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BELLA'S BEST OF ALL by Jamie Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Cute, but a miss nevertheless. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A little mouse compares her things to her mother's, and all but one come up short. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MILES TO THE FINISH by Jamie Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 27, 2014

"The charm in Harper's Miles books doesn't get old—children using their imaginations, directing their own play, and showing empathy and kindness for all. What could be better? (Picture book. 3-7)"
Highly imaginative preschooler Miles is back, this time competing winningly with his friends in a car race. Read full book review >

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ME TOO! by Jamie Harper
by Jamie Harper, illustrated by Jamie Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"With its compassionate ending, this is a must for any multi-child home. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The title is the clarion cry of Grace's little sister in this wry look at sibling adulation. Read full book review >

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DON’T GROWN-UPS EVER HAVE FUN? by Jamie Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"Kids will probably enjoy it too. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Harper must have had some fun imagining what children really think of their busy, boring parents. Read full book review >