Search Results: "Tammi Reichel"


BOOK REVIEW

FREAK CITY by Kathrin Schrocke
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

Hormones, hearing and "Deafness 101" collide to form Schrocke's offbeat novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE RIVER DARKNESS by Marlene Röder
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"This novel is, well…lost in translation. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
Readers will likely have difficulty connecting with this clunky translation of German author Röder's story about a young city girl who moves to the country with her family and quickly finds herself wrapped up in an otherworldly mystery when she befriends the two boys next door. Read full book review >

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MY FAMILY FOR THE WAR by Anne C. Voorhoeve
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Though occasionally convoluted, it is ultimately a poignant, thoughtful work. (afterword) (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
When her father is arrested on November 9, 1938 (Kristallnacht), and sent to a concentration camp, 10-year-old Franziska Mangold, raised Protestant though of Jewish ancestry, gets a coveted spot on the Kindertransport, which carries her from Berlin to London, where she is taken in by a kind-hearted Orthodox Jewish family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ME WANT PET! by Tammi Sauer
by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Bob Shea
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 6, 2012

"This account of the age-old bond between animals and children is ideally paced for read-aloud pleasure. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Although the setting is prehistoric, the parental excuses standing between the protagonist and potential pets will sound familiar to contemporary listeners. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHICKEN DANCE by Tammi Sauer
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Fly the coop to enjoy this hilarious adventure. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A duck-and-chicken rivalry turns foul in this outrageous offering. Read full book review >

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TRUCK, TRUCK, GOOSE! by Tammi Sauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Don't duck this picture book. (Picture book. 1-4)"
A story with limited text, nearly unlimited trucks, a picnicking goose, and a bevy of adorable animals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOUR ALIEN by Tammi Sauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Will likely inspire preschoolers to stare hopefully heavenward looking for their own close encounters. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Even aliens need hugs! Read full book review >

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ROAR! by Tammi Sauer
by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Liz Starin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Bighearted, heart-gladdening, and—best—a light-hearted approach to finding friends. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Who said St. George had the last word when it comes to dragons? Not Sauer's mite, nor his fire-breathing friends. Read full book review >

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ONE SUNNY DAY by Tammi Salzano
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"This light-hearted romp delivers its concepts painlessly. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Shapes abound in one cool teddy bear's exploration of his yard on a hot, summer day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE CAKE! by Tammi Sauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"A lesson in sharing that goes down as easily as, well, cake. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A pig of a moose learns how to make it up to his friends when he missteps. Read full book review >