Tag Archives: Nonfiction

Review: Bad Girls by Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple

Bad Girls by Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple. Charlesbridge, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Non-Fiction. Face Value: Completely gorgeous. It looks like a classic comic, which is what attracted me to this book on the library shelf. It’s also … Continue reading

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Review: Wheels of Change by Sue Macy

Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) by Sue Macy. National Geographic, 2011. Currently available. Genre: Middle Grade Non-Fiction Face Value: I am a fan of this cover. It has … Continue reading

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Detectives Week Review: Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her by Melanie Rehak

Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her by Melanie Rehak Harcourt, 2005 (Currently Available) Genre: Nonfiction Face Value: Perfectly effective. This cover, for me, strikes the ideal balance of original Nancy Drew nostalgia and serious-looking nonfiction aesthetics. … Continue reading

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Review: Flesh and Blood So Cheap by Albert Marrin

Flesh and Blood So Cheap by Albert Marrin Random House, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Nonfiction Face Value: THIS is how to do a nonfiction cover. On top of an eye-catching title, Flesh & Blood So Cheap boasts one of the … Continue reading

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Review: Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming

Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming. Viking, 2010. Currently available. Genre: Middle Grade Non-Fiction Face Value: I have a penchant for all things vintage, and this terrific cover evokes 1930s print advertisements in homage to Amelia’s media heyday. I like it … Continue reading

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Review: The Good, The Bad, and the Barbie by Tanya Lee Stone

The Good, The Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll’s History and Her Impact on Us by Tanya Lee Stone. Viking, 2010. Currently available. Genre: Middle Grade Non-Fiction Face Value: This cover is…well…weird. I have always found the sideways glance of … Continue reading

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