Elise M. - Reviews

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At Home in Mitford (Mitford, Bk 1)
At Home in Mitford (Mitford, Bk 1)
Author: Jan Karon
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/29/2006


first in lovely series


At the Back of the North Wind
At the Back of the North Wind
Author: George MacDonald
Book Type: Hardcover
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Review Date: 10/29/2006


classic fairy tale..lovely line drawings


The Cat Who Went to Heaven
The Cat Who Went to Heaven
Author: Elizabeth Coatsworth
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/3/2006


Newbery winner for your collection


Cheap. Fast. Good!
Cheap. Fast. Good!
Author: Beverly Mills, Alicia Ross
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 8/7/2012


i love this series of cookbooks!

clear instructions
good, easy, fun recipes!


Chicken Soup for the Latino Soul: Celebrating La Comunidad Latina
Review Date: 3/5/2013


i have both the spanish and english versions now...nice to read short pieces by various authors...a nice way to learn about culture!


The Exotic Kitchens of Peru
The Exotic Kitchens of Peru
Author: Copeland Marks
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/23/2013


what a lovely book!
i am ready to fly to Peru to sample this cuisine!


The Four-Story Mistake (Melendy Family)
The Four-Story Mistake (Melendy Family)
Author: Elizabeth Enright
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/3/2006


second in series of 4 charming books about the Melendy Family. An old favorite.


Gone-Away Lake (Gone-Away Lake, Bk 1)
Review Date: 10/29/2006


a childhood favorite of mine. Lovely book. There's a sequel, too...


Home Maid Spanish Cookbook
Home Maid Spanish Cookbook
Author: Rh Value Publishing
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/1/2014


this is a fascinating look at Americans in Mex...i remember gringas learning "Maid Spanish"...not much more!
There are some spelling/etc mistakes but I am enjoying the book - good list of techniques in the back

an interesting throwback from l968..


Kids' Random Acts of Kindness
Kids' Random Acts of Kindness
Author: Conari Press
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/3/2006


a good holiday present


The Latino Holiday Book: From Cinco De Mayo to Dia De Los Muertos : The Celebrations and Traditions of Hispanic-Americans
Review Date: 12/29/2012


this is a fun book...i managed to find it in English and
Spanish...nice look at customs...


Long Ago in Oregon
Long Ago in Oregon
Author: Claudia Lewis
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 12/3/2006


charming story-poem about life in Oregon in l9l7, WWI....


Ma Voiture, a Moi Un Petit Roman Entierement En Francais
Ma Voiture, a Moi Un Petit Roman Entierement En Francais
Author: Lisa Ray Turner, Blaine Ray
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/14/2015


i love the blaine ray series of spanish/french books so much...

kids really enjoy reading a WHOLE book in a foreign language!

what fun!


More Home Cooking: A Writer Returns to the Kitchen
More Home Cooking: A Writer Returns to the Kitchen
Author: Laurie Colwin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/3/2013
Helpful Score: 1


I love reading laurie colwin's books...a charming person...and wonderful recipes, too! I keep Home Cooking and More HC around to give as gifts...


The New Bedside, Bathtub and Armchair Companion to Agatha Christie
Review Date: 10/29/2006


for Agatha Chritie lovers...tons of information & background..
an AG Treasury...


Roanoke : Solving the Mystery of the Lost Colony
Roanoke : Solving the Mystery of the Lost Colony
Author: Lee Miller
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 11/4/2006
Helpful Score: 1


fascinating historical mystery...some new "evidence" and thought...


Roller Skates
Roller Skates
Author: Ruth Sawyer
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 12/3/2006


wonderful old-fashioned story of girl in New York in l890s...strong characters. Newbery.


Sideways Stories from Wayside School (Wayside School, Bk 1)
Review Date: 10/29/2006
Helpful Score: 1


very very funny! Great reading motivator!


Tatterhood and Other Tales: Stories of Magic and Adventure
Review Date: 10/29/2006


folk tales & legends where the central characters are clever, strong, resourceful & successful females!


The View From Saturday
The View From Saturday
Author: E. L. Konigsburg
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/3/2006
Helpful Score: 1


for your Newbery collection!
also read her "From the Mixed-Up Files...."
and many others!
RL6
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