Search Results: "Anne Gutman"


BOOK REVIEW

LISA’S BABY SISTER by Anne Gutman
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2003

"Unerringly honest and every bit hilarious, this is a zesty addition to Gutman and Hallensleben's popular series. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Gutman's saucy bunny (Lisa in New York, not reviewed, etc.) contends with the imminent arrival of a new sibling. Read full book review >

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GASPARD ON VACATION by Anne Gutman
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

"Hand-lettered, but easily legible text. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Weary of museums, a young puppy escapes his family, slipping into a little red kayak to explore the canals of Venice on his own. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LISA’S AIRPLANE TRIP by Anne Gutman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Legible hand-lettered text. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Lisa's first solo airplane flight is a long one—Paris to New York. Read full book review >

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MOMMY SNUGGLES by Anne Gutman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"Delightfully simple and spot-on. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
Across the animal kingdom parents and their babies share a tender bond. Read full book review >

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YOU ONLY DIE TWICE by Dan Gutman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"Like the increasingly quarrelsome McDonalds, readers will be feeling travel fatigue long before the author's concluding teaser for Book 4. (Adventure. 10-12)"
Teen brainiacs Coke and Pepsi McDonald's cross-country jaunt runs out of gas on its third leg, despite continued silly predicaments and threats of sudden death. Read full book review >

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ROBERTO & ME by Dan Gutman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2010

"A less veteran author might struggle to pack all of this in, but Gutman delivers just the right blend of action and information before closing with both a table of Clemente's career stats and a list of eco-activist websites. (Baseball fantasy. 10-12)"
In the tenth of the Baseball Card Adventures, young Joe "Stosh" Stoshack goes back in time to warn star player and renowned humanitarian Roberto Clemente not to board the plane full of relief supplies that crashed, killing him, in 1972. Read full book review >

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HONUS AND ME by Dan Gutman
FICTION
Released: Feb. 7, 1997

"A good fantasy for any baseball fanatic, this includes an author's note, information on the baseball card, Wagner's career stats, and his tips for kids. (Fiction. 11+)"
When baseball nut Joe Stoshack, 12, finds a mint condition Honus Wagner baseball card, he discovers that it is more than the world's most valuable card: It is also a granter of wishes and a time-travel portal, through which Wagner visits him in the present, and Joe goes to the 1909 World Series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Relevance of Noah Montana by Michael Gutman
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A cool, edgy tale of a superpowered teenager that will leave readers hankering for a sequel."
In debut novelist Gutman's thriller, a teenager uses his newly discovered power as a weapon against an affluent but fiendish organization that's targeting him and his family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GETTING AIR by Dan Gutman
ADVENTURE
Released: May 8, 2007

"A great choice for reluctant readers. (Fiction. 10-14)"
In this serio-comic adventure from veteran author Gutman, a boy and his friends survive a plane crash, but must find a way to stay alive in the woods until they're rescued. Read full book review >

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GYMNASTICS by Dan Gutman
SPORTS
Released: May 1, 1996

"A valuable companion, out just in time for the summer games. (index, not seen, b&w photos, charts, chronology, glossary, bibliography) (Nonfiction. 10+)"
A history and commentary on the Olympic sport of gymnastics, with sections on the various events, past and present superstars of the sport, judging, terminology, problems, and trivia. Read full book review >

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THE LINCOLN PROJECT by Dan Gutman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Breezy, good-natured fun and a fair amount of history, too. (author's note, recommended reading, websites, recommended sites, museums, and living history) (Science fiction. 8-12)"
Gutman kicks off a new time-travel series featuring four 12-year-olds ready for adventure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PARCELLS by Bill Gutman
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"The author's wide-ranging knowledge and generous insights (gained through interviews with many of Parcells's associates) make this solid off-season reading for Parcells fans and detractors alike."
An often-perceptive, warts-and-all account by veteran sportswriter Gutman (My Father, the Coach, 1976, etc.) of one of football's most interesting, successful, and mercurial coaches. Read full book review >