Search Results: "Teri Daniels"


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THE FEET IN THE GYM by Teri Daniels
Released: May 1, 1999

"A nice idea, but it has nowhere to go. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Two picture-book newcomers present life at school from the custodian's perspective, and he, by necessity, concentrates on footprints. Read full book review >

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JUST ENOUGH by Teri Daniels
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"A lively tale celebrating the wonders of childhood. (Picture book. 2-5)"
From dawn to dusk, a young boy marvels at the many tasks he can accomplish on his own. Read full book review >

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G-REX by Teri Daniels
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"The story isn't messy like life, it is just aimless, and Pearson's artwork is too frail a scaffolding to give this shapeless narrative any structure. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A little brother gets a chance to be as teasing and bullyish as his big brother in this bit of purposeless wish-fulfillment. Read full book review >

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MATH MAN by Teri Daniels
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

Math Man might be a barrel of fun, but he's not going to be teaching readers much math. Read full book review >

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THE LINE by Teri Hall
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2010

"Well done indeed. (Science fiction. 10 & up)"
This interesting dystopic series opener from debut author Hall follows the fortunes of Rachel, whose mother, Vivian, is "Gainfully Employed" by Ms. Moore, owner of an orchid business, a "Private Enterprise." Read full book review >

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HARK! by Teri Sloat
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"There seems no end to the making of Christmas stories, but this one will stick with readers, if only for its outstandingly daffy premise. (Picture book. 6-8)"
With the holiday season bringing its usual mountains of mail, squads of cloud-dwelling aardvarks in snappy blue uniforms swoop down on stubby golden wings to give busy postal workers an assist in this knee-slapper from the author of Farmer Brown Shears His Sheep (2000). Read full book review >

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THE EXTRAORDINARY SUZY WRIGHT by Teri Kanefield
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2016

"An excellent resource that shines a spotlight on a previously little-known but highly meritorious woman. (Biography. 10-18)"
Susanna "Suzy" Wright, an English Quaker, traveled to her family's new home in Pennsylvania in 1714 at the age of 16 and grew into a highly intelligent, well-educated, and influential woman. Read full book review >

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Rambler Rose by Teri  Metcalf
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 16, 2015

"A humorous and colorful, if unevenly paced, coming-of-age story."
Metcalf's memoir explores growing up in 1950s and '60s California with a complicated family. Read full book review >

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VELVET UNDERCOVER by Teri Brown
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"A slow-burning tale of espionage and deceit that explores the complexities and moral uncertainties of war. (Historical fiction. 13-17) "
A British girl with a brilliant mind is recruited into a shadow organization to extract an unnamed spy—and hopefully learn about her missing father. Read full book review >

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SHATTERED by Teri Terry
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2014

"Though this series started strong, it ends with a whimper. (Dystopian romance. 12-18)"
A girl with many names adds even more in this final book in the Slated trilogy, set in a dystopian future England controlled by the Law and Order Party. Read full book review >

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BLACK MOON by Teri Harman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Unusual and absorbing. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
A dark, realistic and intriguing story that evades the second-book slump. Read full book review >