Search Results: "Tuesday Mourning"


BOOK REVIEW

ELLIE, ENGINEER by Jackson Pearce
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 16, 2018

"A spirited, duplicable depiction of STEM fun. (tool guide) (Fiction. 7-11)"
Ellie navigates secrets and gender conflicts while trying to create an amazing birthday gift. Read full book review >

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EGGS OVER EVIE by Alison Jackson
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 9, 2010

"Sweet and savory. (bibliography of kitchen wisdom) (Fiction. 8-12)"
After her father moves to a condo and marries a younger woman, 13-year-old Evie fills the void by cooking. Read full book review >

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PRINCESS PEEPERS by Pam Calvert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"The ironic denouement is bound to please princess fans and their practical parents alike. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Calvert's tale of a bespectacled princess's rocky road to self-acceptance is rollicking good fun. Read full book review >

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TWO IS ENOUGH by Janna Matthies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"Readers in this living situation (both adult and child) will find comfort in the reminder that two is enough for support and love. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Two is all you need for a family. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE OR NOTHING WITH THE TWO AND ONLY  KELLY TWINS by Johanna Hurwitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2017

"Singletons' interest in twins will be piqued while multiples will find much to relate to. (Fiction. 6-9)"
The identical Kelly twins return with more stories about their unique relationship. Read full book review >

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THE TWO AND ONLY KELLY TWINS by Johanna Hurwitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Accompanied by illustrations as playful as Arlene and Ilene, this chapter book is a t-winning choice for transitional readers who have graduated from Grace Lin's Ling & Ting early readers and enjoyed Hurwitz's previous titles. (Fiction. 6-9)"
In this Monty spinoff, Hurwitz once again writes about childhood milestones—but this time with twins. Read full book review >

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PRINCESS PEEPERS PICKS A PET by Pam Calvert
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"It's a light regal romp, forgoing the need for any extra pomp or circumstance. (Picture book. 4-7)"
It's safe to say that Peepers curtsies to a different drummer at the Royal Academy for Perfect Princesses. Read full book review >

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BILLY AND MILLY, SHORT AND SILLY by Eve B. Feldman
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2009

"A wonderfully playful introduction to language, rhyme and storytelling. (Picture book. 5-7)"
The short-story and picture-book forms are taken to a new level with these 13 very succinct vignettes told in double-page spreads using only three- or four-word rhymes formed with nouns and verbs. Read full book review >

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MIGRANT, REFUGEE, SMUGGLER, SAVIOR by Peter Tinti
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2017

"Sobering reading but of great interest to those seeking context for so many recent headlines."
Advocacy journalism in the service of the refugees, most from Africa and the Middle East, who are now flooding Europe. Read full book review >