Search Results: "April Jones Prince"


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DIG IN! by April Jones Prince
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 12, 2013

"Stick with Dig In!, which young readers will enjoy sinking their teeth into. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
Mice, with construction-worker garb and gear, build and enjoy a full-size pizza. Read full book review >

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TWENTY-ONE ELEPHANTS AND STILL STANDING by April Jones Prince
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 26, 2005

"A stately rendition of the episode, less exuberant, but also less fictionalized, than Phil Bildner's Twenty-One Elephants (2004), illustrated by LeUyen Pham. (author's note, resource list) (Picture book. 7-9)"
Strong rhythms and occasional full or partial rhymes give this account of P.T. Barnum's 1884 elephant parade across the newly opened Brooklyn Bridge an incantatory tone. Read full book review >

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WHAT DO WHEELS DO ALL DAY? by April Jones Prince
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2006

"Wheel this in after or instead of Shelley Rotner's photographically illustrated Wheels Around (1995), and leave preschool audiences' heads a-spin. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Captioned by Prince's very brief, loosely rhymed commentary ("Wheels whiz, wheels whir. / Wheels carry travelers."), Laroche's expert paint-and-cut-paper collages, on a variety of page layouts, depict all sorts of people using wheels of all sizes at work and play. Read full book review >

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"Somewhat slight, this work still introduces useful ideas applicable to many staffing situations."
A brief, targeted book about generational and educational differences in nurses' commitment levels offers health care managers tips on how to maintain staff loyalty. Read full book review >

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TOMBOY by Liz Prince
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Spectacular; a book to make anyone think seriously about society's preordained gender roles (Graphic memoir. 14 & up)"
Prince explores what it means to be a tomboy in a magnificently evocative graphic memoir. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT CIRCLE by Peter Prince
Released: July 1, 1997

"A modest work, then, precise, entertaining, but unsurprising."
British playwright and novelist Prince, in his first fiction to appear here, uses the constricted quarters of a steamship to explore human foibles and fancies, to mixed results. Read full book review >

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I SAW AN ANT IN A PARKING LOT by Joshua Prince
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2007

"He wanders across wide open pavement and, at the end, sits possessively atop a luscious-looking doughnut that is the best thing in this uninspired reprise. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Displaying a positive zest for partial rhymes, broken rhythms and ornate phrasing ("O faster ant! Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 31, 1996

"Prince Michael quickly spoils the spooky atmosphere with genre novel scenarios and New Age effects. (Author tour)"
In time for Halloween, Prince Michael of Greece (Sultana, 1983) presents the dilettantish findings of his spirit-hunting. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 14, 1991

"The anchor of tradition, though, and of conformity to Jewish dietary law, makes this a lot more viable than the author's last offering, Francine Prince's New Diet for Life Cookbook (1989)."
What's new (besides the use of the food processor) about the variously Jewish recipes that Prince has devised for this collection? Read full book review >

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Released: April 23, 2013

"Advice for achieving financial success by following the author's path and by purchasing the products and services he enthusiastically hawks in these pages."
A guide to finance and entrepreneurship, drawn from the author's personal experience. Read full book review >

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THE LESS-DEAD by April Lurie
FICTION
Released: Jan. 12, 2010

"At times the religious themes feel didactic, but when the author adds everything up, the results fall somewhere between a fun, campy, teen horror film and a better-than-average afterschool special. (Mystery. YA)"
When his new friend and two other gay homeless teens are murdered, Noah, a nearly burned-out musician with a penchant for partying and a radio evangelist for a dad, decides to investigate the case. Read full book review >

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DANCING IN THE STREETS OF BROOKLYN by April Lurie
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2002

"A competent debut that captures the time and place. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Exploring the life and times of a 13-year-old girl living in Brooklyn near the end of WWII, first-time novelist Lurie offers a story about Judy Strand, daughter of Norwegian immigrants living in the Bay Ridge section. Read full book review >