Reviewed Books: S to Z

The following list contains all the books we have reviewed since we started Library of Cats on May 22, 2014. The list is in alpha order by author’s name. The key to the abbreviations will help you find a specific type/genre of book. To read the review type the book title into “Search” and off you go!! (Book list is updated monthly.)

Key:
AF = Adult Fiction
BAN = Banned and/or Challenged Book
BIO = Biography/Autobiography
CAT = Cat Book (of course!)
CF = Children’s Fiction (Late elementary to middle grades)
FA = Fantasy
DY = Dystopian
HC = Holiday, Christmas
HE = Holiday, Easter
HK = Holiday, Kwanzaa
HCH = Holiday, Hanukkah
HH = Holiday, Halloween
HT = Holiday, Thanksgiving
HV = Holiday, Valentines
HIS = History
INSP = Inspirational
MY = Mystery
NF = Non-Fiction
PB = Picture Book
PH = Photograph Book
SF = Science Fiction
YA = Young Adult (Late middle grades to high school)

 

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SAGE, Septimus Heap series – The Magykal Papers by Angie Sage (CF-FA)
SAGE, Septimus Heap: Book 1, Magyk by Angie Sage (CF-FA)
SAGE, Septimus Heap: Book 2, Flyte by Angie Sage (CF-FA)
SAGE, Septimus Heap: Book 3, Physik by Angie Sage (CF-FA)
SAGE, Septimus Heap: Book 4, Queste by Angie Sage (CF-FA)
SAGE, Septimus Heap: Book 5, Syren by Angie Sage (CF-FA)
SAGE, Septimus Heap: Book 6, Darke by Angie Sage (CF-FA)
SAGE, Septimus Heap: Book 7, Fyre by Angie Sage (CF-FA)
SAGE, Todhunter Moon: Book 1, Pathfinder by Angie Sage (YA-FA)
SAGE, Todhunter Moon: Book 2, SandRider by Angie Sage (YA-FA)
SAGE, Todhunter Moon: Book 3, StarChaser by Angie Sage (YA-FA)
SAN SOUCI, The Faithful Friend by Robert D. San Souci (PB)
SAVITZ, The Cats Nobody Wanted by Harriet May Savitz (CF-CAT)
SCHACHNER, Bits & Pieces by Judy Schachner, (PB-CAT)
SCHACHNER, Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones by Judy Schachner (PB-CAT)
SCHACHNER, Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner (PB-CAT)
SCHACHNER, Skippyjon Jones Cirque de Ole by Judy Schachner (PB-CAT)
SCHACHNER, Skippyjon Jones Class Action by Judy Schachner (PB-CAT)
SCHACHNER, Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble by Judy Schachner (PB-CAT)
SCHACHNER, Skippyjon Jones in the Dog House by Judy Schachner (PB-CAT)
SCHACHNER, Skippyjon Jones Lost in Spice by Judy Schachner (PB-CAT)
SCHACHNER, Skippyjon Jones Snow What by Judy Schachner (PB-CAT)
SCHACHNER, The Grannyman by Judy Schachner, (PB-CAT)
SCHAEFER, Happy Halloween, Mittens by Lola M. Schaefer and Susan Kathleen Hartung (CF-HH-CAT)
SCHINDLER, Cat Dreams by Ursula K. Le Guin and S. D. Schindler, (PB-CAT)
SCIESZKA, The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs! by Jon Scieszka (PB)
SCOTTON, Merry Christmas, Splat by Rob Scotton (PB-CAT-HC)
SCOTTON, Scaredy-Cat, Splat! by Rob Scotton (PB-HH-CAT)
SELZNICK, The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick (CF)
SENDAK, In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak(PB-BAN)
SETH, File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents 1-6 by Lemony Snicket and Seth (CF-MY)
SEUSS, If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss (PB-BAN)
SHARMAT, Nate the Great and The Halloween Hunt by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (CF-HH-MY)
SIERRA, ‘Twas the Fright Before Christmas by Judy Sierra (PB-HC)
SMITH, It’s a Book by Lane Smith (PB-BAN)
SMITH, Three Terrible Trins by Dick King Smith (CF)
SNICKET, 29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy by Lemony Snicket and Lisa Brown, (PB)
SNICKET, All the Wrong Questions: Book 1, “Who Could That Be at This Hour?” by Lemony Snicket (CF-MY)
SNICKET, All the Wrong Questions: Book 2, “When Did You See Her Last?” by Lemony Snicket (CF-MY)
SNICKET, All the Wrong Questions: Book 3, “Shouldn’t You Be in School?” by Lemony Snicket (CF-MY)
SNICKET, All the Wrong Questions: Book 4, “Why is This Night Different from All Other Nights?” by Lemony Snicket (CF)
SNICKET, File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents 1-6 by Lemony Snicket and Seth (CF-MY)
SNICKET, Goldfish Ghost by Lemony Snicket and Lisa Brown, (PB)
SNICKET, Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Biography by Lemony Snicket (CF)
SOLOMON, Once Upon a Dream by Charles Solomon (NF)
SONG, Tea with Oliver by Mika Song (PB-CAT)
SPADAFORT, Meow Wow by Marty Becker, D.V.M and Gina Spadafort (NF-CAT)
SPINELLI, Eggs by Jerry Spinelli (CF)
SPINELLI, Kittycat Lullaby by Eileen Spinelli and Anne Mortimer (PB-CAT)
ST. CROW, Tales of Beauty & Madness, Book 1, Nameless by Lili St. Crow (YA-FA)
ST. CROW, Tales of Beauty & Madness, Book 2, Wayfarer by Lili St. Crow (YA-FA)
ST. CROW, Tales of Beauty & Madness, Book 3, Kin by Lili St. Crow (YA-FA)
ST. THERESE, The Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux (INSP)
STAHL, The Memory Cupboard by Charlotte Herman and Ben F. Stahl (PB-HT)
STAINTON, I Love Cats by Sue Stainton (PB-CAT)
STAINTON, Santa’s Snow Cat by Sue Stainton (PB-HC-CAT)
STAINTON, The Lighthouse Cat by Sue Stainton (PB-CAT)
STEAD, Tony by Ed Galing and Erin E. Stead (PB)
STEENWYCK, First Dog Fala by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk (PB-HIS)
STEIG, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig (PB-BAN)
STEIG, The Amazing Bone by William Steig (PB-BAN)
STEMPLE, You Nest Here with Me by Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple (PB)
STOCKETT, The Help by Kathryn Stockett (AF)
STOLZ, Cat Walk by Mary Stolz (CF-CAT)
STUTSON, Cats’ Night Out by Caroline Stutson and Jon Klassen (PB-CAT)
SUROVEC, My Pet Human by Yasmine Surovec (PB-CAT)
SUROVEC, My Pet Human Takes Center Stage by Yasmine Surovec (PB-cartoon-CAT)
SUSKIND, Perfume by Patrick Suskind (AF)
SWAMI, Daily Yoga for a Happy and Healthy Cat by Shri Swami Sattvapurrrrrananda (PB-CAT)
SWEET, Moonlight the Halloween Cat by Cynthia Rylant and Melissa Sweet (PC-CAT-HH)

 

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TALBOTT, It’s All About ME-ow by Hudson Talbott (PB-CAT)
TALLEY, Papa Piccolo by Carol Talley and Itoko Maeno (PB-CAT)
THARPE, My Name is Dug by Kidi Tharpe (PB)
THOELE, The Woman’s Book of Confidence by Sue Patton Thoele (INSP)
THOMPSON, One Starry Night by Lauren Thompson (PB-HC)
THURY, The Last Straw by Frederick H. Thury (PB-HC)
TRIVIZAS, The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig by Eugene Trivizas (PB)
TURNER, Pumpkin Cat by Ann Turner and Amy June Bates (PB-HH-CAT)

 

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UNDERWOOD, Here Comes Santa Cat by Deborah Underwood and Claudia Rueda (PB-CAT-HC)
UNDERWOOD, Here Comes the Easter Cat by Deborah Underwood and Claudia Rueda (PB-HE-CAT)
UNDERWOOD, Here Comes the Tooth Fairy Cat by Deborah Underwood and Claudia Rueda (PB-CAT)
UNDERWOOD, Here Comes Valentine Cat by Deborah Underwood and Claudia (PB-CAT-HV)
UNKNOWN, If It Fits, I Sits by Unknown compiler, Gallery Books (NF-PH-CAT)

 

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VAUGHN, Time Peace by Ellen Vaughn (INSP)
VISCHER, Fuddles: Book 1, Fuddles by Frans Vischer (PB-CAT)
VISCHER, Fuddles: Book 2, A Very Fuddles Christmas by Vischer, Frans (PB-HC-CAT)
VISCHER, Fuddles: Book 3, Fuddles and Puddles by Frans Vischer (PB-CAT)
VONNEGUT, Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut (AF-DY-BAN)
VREELAND, D.V. by Diana Vreeland (NF)

 

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WALKER, Druscilla’s Halloween by Sally M. Walker (PB-HH)
WASHINGTON, Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa by Donna L. Washington (PB-HK)
WATT, Augustine by Melanie Watt (PB)
WEAVER, Cat Jumped In! by Tess Weaver (PB-CAT)
WEBB, The Brave Kitten by Holly Webb (CF-CAT)
WELLS, Illustrating Justice for NBC News by Betty Wells (NF-HIS)
WELLS, Yoko by Rosemary Wells (PB)
WESTERFIELD, Uglies: Book 1, Uglies by Scott Westerfield (YA-DY)
WESTERFIELD, Uglies: Book 2, Specials by Scott Westerfield (YA-DY)
WESTERFIELD, Uglies: Book 3, Pretties by Scott Westerfield (YA-DY)
WESTERFIELD, Uglies: Book 4, Extras by Scott Westerfield (YA-DY)
WESTERLUND, The Message of the Birds by Kate Westerlund and Feridun Oral (PB- INSP-HC)
WHEELER, Castaway Cats by Lisa Wheeler (PB-CAT)
WHITE, E. B., The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White (CF)
WIESE, The Five Chinese Brothers by Claire Huchet Bishop and Kurt Wiese (PB-BAN)
WIESNER, 7 Sector 7 by David Wiesner (CB)
WIESNER, Flotsam by David Wiesner (PB)
WIESNER, Free Fall by David Wiesner (PB)
WIESNER, Mr. Wuffles by David Wiesner (PB-CAT)
WIESNER, The Three Pigs by David Wiesner (PB)
WIESNER, Tuesday by David Wiesner (PB)
WILBUR, M is for Meow by Helen L. Wilbur & Robert Papp (PB-CAT)
WILEY, Celebrity Cat by Meredith Hooper and Bee Wiley (PB-CAT)
WILLIAMS, The Rabbit’s Wedding by Garth Williams (PB-BAN)
WILLIAMSON, Illuminata by Marianne Williamson (INSP)
WILLIAMSON, Tears to Triumph by Marianne Williamson (INSP)
WILSON, Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson (PB-HT)
WINCHELL, Regretsy by April Winchell (NF)
WINTERS, The Teeny Tiny Ghost and the Monster by Kay Winters (PB-HH)
WITTER, Dewey’s Christmas at the Library by Vicki Myron, Bret Witter and Steve James (PB-CAT-HC)
WOLFF, Hitchcock Poster Art edited by Tony Nourmand and Mark H. Wolff (NF)
WREN, The Cat Who Covered the World by Christopher S. Wren (NF-CAT)

 

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YASHIMA, Crow Boy by Taro Yashima (PB-BAN)
YOLEN, You Nest Here with Me by Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple (PB)
YONG, Miz Fannie Mae’s Fine New Easter Hat by Melissa Milich and Yong Chen (PB-HE)

 

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ZAMYATIN, We by Yevgeny Zamyatin (AF-DY)
ZAPPITELLO, First Dog by J. Patrick Lewis and Beth Zappitello (PB)

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