Search Results: "Adolph Green"


BOOK REVIEW

WHAT'S NEW AT THE ZOO? by Adolph Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Fresh and vintage at the same time; an accompanying CD would have made it perfect. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Can't all the animals just get along? Read full book review >

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FLYING TO NEVERLAND WITH PETER PAN by Betty Comden
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"A lovely way to share a sprinkling of fairy dust. (Picture book. 3-8)"
The Broadway production of Peter Pan has remained a great audience favorite in theaters and on television, and now two of its signature songs are celebrated in a storybook format. Read full book review >

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HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH A GHOST by Rebecca Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A solid guidebook to shelve with similar tomes on caring for monsters, trolls, fairies, dragons, and the like. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Green's picture-book debut is a guidebook that will be useful for anyone lucky enough to meet a ghost. Read full book review >

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NEW KID by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"Exciting, romantic and thought-provoking, this book scores a home run. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A teenage baseball star struggles not only with game-day stress, but also with the ever-present fear that his world is about to end. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FORCE OUT by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2013

"A slice of life for middle school readers who know that their sport is a microcosm of the larger world. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Two sixth-grade Little Leaguers and best buddies find their friendship tested on and off the diamond. Read full book review >

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TRUTH OR DARE by Jacqueline Green
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 14, 2013

"Good intrigue designed for the chick-lit crowd. (Suspense. 12 & up)"
A well-plotted suspense tale aims itself at the Pretty Little Liars fan base. Read full book review >

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TILLY'S MOONLIGHT GARDEN by Julia Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Nuanced and gently-paced, share this with imaginative young readers dealing with change. (Magical realism. 8-12)"
If Tilly's world seems surreal, it is because it has been upended: Her mother is absent, bedridden with a difficult pregnancy, the family has moved, and Tilly's best friend is miles away. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEST OF THE BEST by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2011

"Ethics in sports lifts this above the usual sports saga. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Another episode in the life of 12-year-old baseball phenom Josh LeBlanc, introduced in Baseball Great (2009). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DIARY OF A WOULD-BE PRINCESS by Jessica Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"A mighty inspiring debut. (Fiction. 10-12)"
To be popular with the "princesses" in her Australian elementary school is not Jillian's destiny, especially with King-Nerd Nigel and the rest of the "misfits" tagging along. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOOTBALL CHAMP by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"Still, there's no denying that the former defensive end writes an engaging page-turner that's full of play-by-play action, and this sequel to Football Genius (2008) ends with a whopper of a surprise, most likely signaling another book to come. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Twelve-year-old Troy White has an uncanny ability to see football patterns, a talent that enables him to correctly predict what plays will be run next. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BIG TIME by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Still, a solid entry in the series. (Mystery. 8-12)"
Twelve-year-old Football Genius Troy is astonished to see the father he's never met at his coach's house, interrupting their end-of-season victory party. Read full book review >