Search Results: "Teri Weidner"


BOOK REVIEW

ALWAYS TWINS by Teri Weidner
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2015

"Although obviously fitting for twins, the story's themes can easily apply to other siblings and friends as well. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Being twins isn't all it's quacked up to be for two duckling siblings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHRISTMAS EVE WITH MRS. CLAUS by M.P. Hueston
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"A sweet Christmas treat for little ones just getting used to a real story as well as their slightly older siblings. (Picture book. 2-5) "
Someone's in the kitchen with Mrs. Claus, cooking up Christmas Eve goodies for the reindeer, Santa's helpers and old St. Nick himself. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLUE CORN SOUP by Caroline Stutson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A mostly delectable choice for late fall/early winter readings. (recipe) (Picture book. 3-6)"
On a snowy afternoon, a mouse grandmother's cooking aromas attract the noses of her neighbors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"With honking, screeching cars surrounding him, Filbert gets an object lesson in safety made palatable by Weidner's soft-toned pen, ink and watercolor art that often emphasizes Filbert's tiny size in the great big world. (Picture book. 3-7)"
If there is one thing every squirrel ought to have etched into its DNA by now, it's the wisdom of looking both ways. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2002

"Brown's unique voice and talents. (Picture book/poetry. 6-9)"
The subtitle is unfairly limiting; among these 24 previously unpublished poems are deceptively simple lyrics that will engage readers of any age: "Brace nothing against it / Safe in your bed / Listen / And give yourself to the rain. . . ." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I’M A DUCK! by Teri Sloat
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Storytimers will wish they too were ducks. (Picture book. 2-6)"
"Duck? / Yup, you're a duck! / I'm a duck. Yup, / by some magnificent / stroke of good luck, / I'm a duck!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIECES OF CHRISTMAS by Teri Sloat
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Sloat's imaginary postage stamps are attractive images, but the title, concept, and connection with Santa never coalesce into a real story. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Sloat continues exploring the theme of her previous work, Hark! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RIVKA’S WAY by Teri Kanefield
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"Simple sentence after simple sentence gives a numbing effect that further dooms the potential appeal. (Fiction. 9-11)"
Set in Bohemia in 1778, this story centers on Rivka Liebermann, a 15-year-old Jewish girl living in the Prague ghetto with her family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALEXANDER HAMILTON by Teri Kanefield
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"A solid introduction to a charismatic founding father. (timeline, chapter notes, bibliography, index) (Biography. 10-14)"
The contributions and eventful life of founding father Alexander Hamilton are examined and explained. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >