Search Results: "Tish Cohen"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ONE AND ONLY ZOË LAMA by Tish Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

Readers will fairly hear a laugh track in the background of this pleasant-enough tween-girl-sitcom-script of a story, companion to 2007's The Invisible Rules of the Zoë Lama. Read full book review >

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THE INVISIBLE RULES OF THE ZOË LAMA by Tish Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2007

"Sitcom style for familiar themes. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Children with their own insightful rules on life have become a popular vehicle for poignant themes. Read full book review >

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LITTLE BLACK LIES by Tish Cohen
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

"Thoughtful and intense, this text is truly about families and the havoc that illness can wreak. (Fiction. YA)"
At 16, Sara Black should know that telling one lie leads to another, but when she transfers from the boondocks to Boston's exclusive Anton High School, she finds herself spinning more lies than she would ever have imagined to conceal her true identity. Read full book review >

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TOWN HOUSE by Tish Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2007

"While the humor tends to be self-conscious and pedestrian, Jack ultimately learns the serious lesson that 'the deeper you hide yourself away the harder it becomes to come out.'"
A constellation of characters whose idiosyncrasies make the family of Little Miss Sunshine look like Ozzie and Harriet. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 2010

"Cohen (Little Black Lies, 2009, etc.) knows how to focus on character in ways that make readers care."
A father abducts his daughter, flees to Los Angeles from their home in Toronto, creates a new identity for the two of them, lives in anonymity for eight years—and then gets diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's just as his wife catches up with him. Read full book review >

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FIVE LITTLE BUNNIES by Tish Rabe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"An acceptable and sturdy addition to the Easter basket for baby bunnies deemed too young to handle Dorothy Kunhardt's more satisfying but fragile classic, Pat the Bunny. (Board book. 1-3)"
Following on the successful Five Little Pumpkins (2003), Yaccarino teams with Rabe for bunnies. Read full book review >

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LOVE YOU, HUG YOU, READ TO YOU by Tish Rabe

"A board book both babies and parents will enjoy, though it's not quite original enough to be memorable."
This sweet, simple board book promises the tiniest audiences constant, enduring love. Read full book review >

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ON THE FIRST DAY OF KINDERGARTEN by Tish Rabe
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 21, 2016

"While this is a fairly bland treatment compared to Deborah Lee Rose and Carey Armstrong-Ellis' The Twelve Days of Kindergarten (2003), it basically gets the job done. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Rabe follows a young girl through her first 12 days of kindergarten in this book based on the familiar Christmas carol. Read full book review >

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EDDY’S DREAM by Miriam Cohen
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"A chorus of lively, informative voices waiting to be discovered by those who make the effort to listen. (Poetry. 9+)"
Katz has experimented with writing poems in the voices of Americans of the past, utilizing this approach with original poems in American History Poems (1998). Read full book review >

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JACOB'S LITTLE SISTER by Miriam Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"The sweet sibling relationship and the focus on Daddy as primary caregiver make this one stand out. (Board book. 2-4)"
Big brother Jacob helps Daddy take care of mischievous Little Sister in the newest offering in the Backpack Baby board-book series. Read full book review >

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TWO LITTLE MITTENS by Miriam Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A direct invitation to make up more stories lurks beneath a closing double flap; rare is the young child who will be able to resist doing just that. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Printed on light card stock, two bright orange mittens with faint but expressive facial features draw, garden and even dream together in this playful mini-tale. Read full book review >

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GIRL TROUBLE by Kerry Cohen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"A brief, canny book that will make any girl who feels alone feel less alone."
To all the girls she's liked before, a memoirist offers a series of interconnected essays. Read full book review >