Search Results: "Green Broccoli"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DOVES AND THE HUNTER by Gopal  Podder
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2011

"An awkward framing device, a didactic tone and scant use of animation or interactive elements sink this potentially engaging Panchatantra tale. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
An ancient tale from India is framed in a modern picture-book story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 15, 2011

"An enthusiastic, compelling, exhaustively researched argument from an unlikely source."
Schenck, an ex-vegan, offers a holistic look at eating a mostly raw, meat-enriched diet, and how it benefits our physical health and spiritual well-being. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ASTOUNDING BROCCOLI BOY by Frank Cottrell Boyce
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Cottrell Boyce, of Millions (2004), mocks neurotic adults, the quinoa craze, and media fearmongering in this funny, sentimental, thematic smorgasbord of a novel that serves up equal helpings of satire and compassion. (afterword) (Fiction. 9-14)"
Not even Rory Rooney's mum's book Don't Be Scared, Be Prepared can ready her son for the sandwich-squashing, kickboxing bully "Grim" Komissky.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHO WANTS BROCCOLI? by Val Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 16, 2015

"Readers longing for a lid to their own pots, or with similarly challenging behaviors, will find comfort in Broccoli's tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The tricks that make a dog unadoptable in some people's eyes are just the ticket home for Broccoli. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MONSTERS DON’T EAT BROCCOLI by Barbara Jean Hicks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2009

"A fine serving for storytime. (Picture book. 2-5)"
"Fum, foe, fie, fee, monsters don't eat broccoli," but it turns out that they do eat all of the other things depicted on Hendra's opening endpapers, and more: wheels, ships, boulders, buildings and rockets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BROCCOLI TAPES by Jan Slepian
Released: April 13, 1989

While their father teaches for a semester in Hawaii, Sara and her older brother, Sam, make friends with a stray cat and a local loner—Eddie Nutt, a boy in Sam's class; and learn that love is essential even though it brings loss. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Benjamin Zucker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2002

"Multiple readings could perhaps yield more insight—not an onerous task since this is one of the more beautiful books in recent memory—but it's difficult to regard Green as anything more than a curio."
The brilliant minds of today and yesteryear crowd into the exquisitely designed pages of this odd folly of an art novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Jay Lake
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2009

"An action-packed tale."
A stylish and intimate fantasy from Lake (Escapement, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Tom Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"A sharp and intriguing tale about a gay draftee in the '60s."
A novel tells the story of a gay Army recruit in the Vietnam era. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Laura Peyton Roberts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 12, 2010

"Give this light fare to those graduating out of Magic Tree House and not yet ready for Percy Jackson or Molly Moon. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Lilybet Green gets something extraordinary for her 13th birthday: the chance to become a leprechaun keeper. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Sam  Graham-Felsen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"A well-turned if familiar race-themed bildungsroman."
A white boy in a majority-black Boston middle school gets an education on race and friendship. Read full book review >