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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TAP TO PLAY! by Salina Yoon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A pale, pale cousin of Tullet's best-seller. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Blip is a round red creature who's out to win a game. Read full book review >

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PLAY TO THE END by Robert Goddard
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 2, 2006

"Grandly entertaining piffle."
A fading actor is the latest of Goddard's heroes-in-distress to reach this shore in a suavely paranoid tale first published in the U.K. in 2004. Read full book review >

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BORN TO PLAY by Eric Davis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 12, 1999

"Davis comes off as a picture of consistency, morality, and heroism."
A gritty and witty look under the batting helmet of star player Davis, whose heart is a big red machine. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Absorbing stories that reveal the need for major reforms in how doctors are trained."
Marion, pediatrician and author (The Boy Who Felt No Pain, 1990; The Intern Blues, 1989; the novel Born Too Soon, 1985) tells tales out of school—and out of internship and residency- -dramatizing his thesis that the education of doctors is virtually guaranteed to produce competent but insensitive physicians. Read full book review >

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PING WANTS TO PLAY by Adam Gudeon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"This playful story offers plenty of support to new readers. (Early reader. 5-8)"
Ping and Pong are canine companions who demonstrate caring cooperation in this pleasant, predictable story for emergent readers. Read full book review >

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VICTOR WANTS TO PLAY by Mark van Overveld
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"Clean design and predictable story make this an enjoyable app to share with preschoolers. (iPad storybook app. 3-5)"
A sweet, if a bit slight, friendship story with good design elements. Read full book review >

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DOG WANTS TO PLAY by Christine McDonnell
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Subtle and sweet. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Dog has a ball but no one to play with, and all the farm animals have reasons why they cannot join him. Read full book review >