Search Results: "Adam Braun"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PROMISE OF A PENCIL by Adam Braun
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 18, 2014

"Informative and inspiring but somewhat marred by a self-congratulatory tone."
The founder and CEO of the nonprofit Pencils of Promise explains the secret of his success: reliance on social media and "cause marketing." Read full book review >

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IF YOU LOVE SOMETHING, LET IT GO
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Cover Story: Night and Day
BFF Charm: Big Sister
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Past and Present
Anti-Bonus Factor: Mental Illness
Relationship Status: Let’s Be Friends

Cover Story: Night and Day

One boy walks in the night. The other, in the day. Never the twain shall meet.

The ...


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MOO! MOO! by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"The very simple text, easy-to-manage lift-the-flap fun, and the focus on farm animals and their sounds make this chunky offering a solid choice for babies and toddlers. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
In this refreshingly simple lift-the-flap offering, friendly animals play hide-and-seek all around the farm. Read full book review >

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PEEKABOO BABY by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"Babies will enjoy this playful peek. (Board book. 3 mos.-2)"
A beloved baby pastime receives a satisfying treatment. Read full book review >

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MAYDAY MOUSE by Seb Braun
by Seb Braun, illustrated by Seb Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2017

"A tiny tale with a tiny protagonist that is full of big values. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In this picture book, Capt. Mouse overcomes sailing mishaps to bring her brother a birthday present. Read full book review >

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I LOVE MY DADDY by Sebastien Braun
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2004

"Both make perfect fare for an intimate shared reading, though parents may come away feeling a little pressured by the high expectations. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Parent-child bonding has never looked cozier, as a huge brown Papa bear and a very small cub spend quality time together from dawn till dusk in a leafy forest. Read full book review >

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CHEEP! CHEEP! by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"A pleasant spring read for emerging speakers. (Board book. 1-2)"
Spring is in the air, and woodland critters are out to play. Read full book review >

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AVALANCHE by Melinda Braun
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"Just the ticket for readers who like hearty doses of suspenseful adventure. (Adventure. 12-15)"
Seven friends head out to the backcountry to do some skiing and hiking. How many are going to make it home? Read full book review >

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The Journey From Ennuied by Donald Braun
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"A protracted parable about finding your true nature while on the road to strange places."
A debut novel offers a nestled allegory about a soul-awakening journey. Read full book review >

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TAKING THINGS SLOW WITH ADAM RAPP
by Julie Danielson

Adam Rapp is no stranger to the arts. He is a novelist, playwright, film director, screenwriter, and musician. He is a Pulitzer Prize finalist (2005’s play, Red Light Winter), and his young adult novel Punkzilla was awarded a 2010 Printz Honor. Kirkus reviewers over the years have noted his talents in “pushing the boundaries of fiction for teens,”as well ...


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WILD ANIMALS OF THE SOUTH by Dieter Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 9, 2017

"An impressive display of wonders in the animal world, a treat for browsers. (Informational picture book. 5-12)"
This companion to Wild Animals of the North (2016) portrays 88 common and lesser-known wild animals native to the Southern Hemisphere. Read full book review >