Search Results: "Suzy Kline"


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ORP by Suzy Kline
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Released: April 27, 1989

From the author of Herbie Jones, another funny look at kids and their not-so-everyday problems. Read full book review >

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MARVIN AND THE MEAN WORDS by Suzy Kline
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 1997

"The black-and-white illustrations add humor, but they're not enough to save the story. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Marvin Higgins, something of a bully in Kline's Mary Marony and the Snake (1992) and other stories about Mary Marony, gets a book (and proposed series) of his own. Read full book review >

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HORRIBLE HARRY AT HALLOWEEN by Suzy Kline
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Every year since kindergarten, Harry's Halloween costume has gotten scarier and scarier. Read full book review >

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HORRIBLE HARRY AND THE PURPLE PEOPLE by Suzy Kline
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"A silly story that unfolds harmlessly. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 7-10)"
Kline (Marvin and the Mean Words, p. 641, etc.) lets loose with the further adventures of Harry, who, in the last week of second grade, has become even more of a cut-up than usual. Read full book review >

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HERBIE JONES SAILS INTO SECOND GRADE by Suzy Kline
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2006

"Sunny pen-and-ink illustrations brighten each page and make Herbie Jones's story easily read by the youngest reader. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Herbie Jones is back—but now he's in second grade. Read full book review >

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HORRIBLE HARRY AND THE MUD GREMLINS by Suzy Kline
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"Another winner for the just-ready-for-chapter-books crowd. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Harry and his friends in 3B are back in the 14th installment of Kline's lively Horrible Harry series. Read full book review >

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HORRIBLE HARRY AND THE DRAGON WAR by Suzy Kline
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 20, 2002

"This is another fine story for the reader who is just ready for chapter books. (Easy reader. 7-10)"
Discord has come to the familiar friends in Room 3B. Read full book review >

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HORRIBLE HARRY GOES TO SEA by Suzy Kline
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Horrible Harry series. (Fiction. 7-9)"
A unit on the study of ancestors sends Classroom 3B to sea when Ida, one of Harry's classmates, reveals that her great-great-grandmother was one of the survivors of the sinking of the Titanic. Read full book review >

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SONG LEE AND THE HAMSTER HUNT by Suzy Kline
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"Amusing characterizations, snappy dialogue, and a happy ending give this breezy little story the appeal of a good television sitcom. (Fiction. 7-10)"
A cheerful, school-based comic story for transitional readers who are just starting to read longer books. Read full book review >

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MARY MARONY AND THE SNAKE by Suzy Kline
ANIMALS
Released: March 25, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Mary's heart pounds when the second-grade teacher in her new school says, ``I want each one of you to stand up, say your name, and tell us one thing about yourself.'' As Mary fears, someone giggles at her stuttered statement. Read full book review >

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IZZY KLINE HAS BUTTERFLIES by Beth Ain
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"Light, bright, and believable, just right for young middle graders. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Small moments, both good and bad, characterize Izzy Kline's fourth-grade year, the year she finds a new best friend. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 20, 2010

"Offers some sweet illuminations, but a bit too light and friction-less for a book on death and mother-daughter relationships."
Wall Street Journal culture reporter Rosman uses her journalistic skills to work through her grief over the death of her mother at age 60 from lung cancer. Read full book review >