Search Results: "Trisha Springstubb"


BOOK REVIEW

EVERY SINGLE SECOND by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2016

"With an engaging protagonist, a fast-moving story, important themes subtly conveyed, and touches of humor, this is a richly layered story that will have wide appeal. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Nella's worldview widens amid a tangle of emotions in this coming-of-age exploration of time and change. Read full book review >

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PHOEBE & DIGGER by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 2013

"Nuanced and humorous, this is a worthy addition to the new-sibling shelf. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Phoebe overcomes new-sibling qualms and fear of a playground bully in this emotive and playful story. Read full book review >

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CODY AND THE FOUNTAIN OF HAPPINESS by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Cody is sure to make friends with many readers, who will cross their fingers and hope for further adventures. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Well-meaning Cody is excited about the first day of her summer vacation. Read full book review >

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WHAT HAPPENED ON FOX STREET by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Love, belief and caring. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Mo mostly loves living on Fox Street, which has everything except foxes, girlfriends and her mom (who died when she was young). Read full book review >

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MO WREN, LOST AND FOUND by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"Taken all together, the spunk of the primary characters, the dialogue and the 'home-is-where-you-make-it' underlying message serve up a plateful of enjoyable story. And there's room for thirds. (Sketches not seen.) (Fiction. 8-12)"
Mo Wren can't imagine living anywhere but Fox Street—until her father buys a rundown restaurant on East 213th Street. Newly named The Wren House, it lacks the tightly knit community that she loves, needs a total revamping and supposedly is cursed! Read full book review >

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CODY AND THE RULES OF LIFE by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2017

"These rules come with a powerful subtext that seems to say that theft is wrong, but manipulation may be acceptable. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Big brother Wyatt pays more attention to his new bike than to Cody, who helped assemble it, but when it's stolen, her jealousy turns to empathy—she's just lost something precious herself. Read full book review >

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MOONPENNY ISLAND by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Poetic and poignant, Springstubb's tale of friendship, loss, hope and heartache is so fresh and honest it will resonate widely. (Fiction. 8-12)"
When one of an inseparable pair of friends is sent away, the other's life turns upside down. Read full book review >

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CODY AND THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"A perennial message, 'different strokes for different folks,' delivered with affection and tolerance, 21st-century style. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Cody's impatient for Spencer Pickett's family to move in with his grandma, GG; as readers of the series' first installment know, waiting isn't Cody's strong suit. Read full book review >

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THE BLUNDER TWIN
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for The Secrets We Keep by Trisha Leaver

Cover Story: Double Trouble

BFF Charm: Nope

Swoonworthy Scale: 2

Talky Talk: Classic Soap

Bonus Factor: Twins

Relationship Status: Just Friends

 

Cover Story: Double Trouble

I actually like the cover—it gets the twins point across without being a Big Face cover, and the rainy night and flashing lights evoke ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRETS WE KEEP by Trisha Leaver
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 28, 2015

"For lovers of melodrama only. (Fiction. 13-18)"
A fatal accident leaves one twin sister dead and the other trying to figure out her identity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CORSETS & CLOCKWORK by Trisha Telep
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2011

"All in all, a diverse and too-often off-topic collection that's not steamy enough in either sense of the word but is partly redeemed by a few gems. (introduction, author biographies) (Steampunk/fantasy/romance anthology. 12 & up)"
Simply sticking a few gears in does not steampunk make, no matter what the subtitle says. Read full book review >

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KISS ME DEADLY by Trisha Telep
FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Fans who can't get enough of their favorite authors will also be thrilled to find a back story to Carrie Ryan's The Forest of Hands and Teeth, a Generation Dead companion by Daniel Waters and more killer unicorns from Diana Peterfreund. (Short stories. YA)"
Can true love die if you're already dead? Read full book review >