Search Results: "Out To Play Interactive"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"A landmark achievement in basketball journalism."
In his debut, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist embeds himself in the sleazy underbelly of grassroots basketball. Read full book review >

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GO OUT AND PLAY! by KaBOOM!
Released: March 13, 2012

"A great resource for organizations that work with children and families alike. (Nonfiction. 5 & up)"
Nonprofit organization KaBOOM's goal is to encourage children to engage in outdoor play, and this collection of 69 group games will give both adults and children a wide variety of answers to the question, "What should we do?" Read full book review >

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PRESS START TO PLAY by Daniel H. Wilson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 18, 2015

"A mixed bag, like many anthologies, but sci-fi fans will find it well worth their while."
An anthology that examines the relationship between video games and storytelling. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 12, 2008

"A delight for any reader with a passing interest in music and a sense of humor."
How a middle-aged man recovered his love for music by taking up the French horn again. Read full book review >

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TO PLAY THE FOOL by Laurie R. King
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 24, 1995

"King's calculated disdain for the received conventions of the detective story, though, only confirms her status as one of the most original talents to emerge in the '90s."
A double murder among the people who congregate in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park catches the eye of Inspector Kate Martinelli (A Grave Talent, 1993), especially since the surviving members of the homeless community, headed by a mysterious leader calling himself Brother Erasmus, cremate the first victim, a dog named Theophilus, and try to do the same three weeks later to Theophilus's owner, John. Read full book review >

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OTTERS LOVE TO PLAY by Jonathan London
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 2016

"Both playful and beguiling, just like its subjects. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Otters love to play, and so do children. Read full book review >

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PLAY TO THE ANGEL by Maurine F. Dahlberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 31, 2000

"Unforgettable writing from a first novelist. (Fiction. 8-12)"
It is 1938 and Hitler's plan to annihilate the Jews has just extended into Vienna. Read full book review >

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CONNIE CAME TO PLAY by Jill Paton Walsh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"From the author of Pepi and the Secret (p. 560), it's grand to see such a typical preschool scenario handled without preachiness. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Connie came to play and Robert doesn't want to share his toys. ``This is my train!'' he tells her. ``All right,'' says Connie. ``You play with that one. Read full book review >

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WANT TO PLAY? by Paula Yoo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"Young readers are sure to want to join Pablo, Lily, and all of their friends, and it's wonderful to note that the diverse characterization will aid in making many feel all the more included. (Early reader. 6-8)"
In the companion title to Yoo and Ng-Benitez's Lily's New Home (2015), Lily enjoys playing with a diverse group of friends in her new neighborhood.Read full book review >

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I LIKE TO PLAY by Marla Stewart Konrad
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 13, 2010

"Look for others that do the job better. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A flawed look at the ways children play around the world. Read full book review >