Search Results: "Ashley Little"


BOOK REVIEW

ANATOMY OF A GIRL GANG by Ashley Little
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 13, 2014

"Both gripping and moving, for those who can stomach the violence. (Fiction. 15-18)"
In a bleak tale, simply and eloquently told, five girls form a Vancouver street gang. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NEW NORMAL by Ashley Little
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2013

"Readers who tough it out with her on the journey will be rewarded by the destination. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A low-key portrait of grief and endurance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ASHLEY BRYAN by Ashley  Bryan
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 6, 2009

"When he concludes, 'I've enjoyed walking the island with you,' readers will believe him. (Autobiography. 9 & up)"
A joyous photo of the author with outstretched arms on the cover invites readers to join him on a walk through his life, present and past. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NIAGARA MOTEL by Ashley Little
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"A very readable if dismal roadside adventure that could have some appeal for Gen X readers or youngsters exploring a pre-digital era."
A Canadian preteen with a deeply unreliable mother hits the road with a fellow runaway amid the chaos of Rodney King-era America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ASHLEY BELL by Dean Koontz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"Albeit slightly drawn out as it rolls to its conclusion, Koontz's novel cuts between the fantastical and the believable to dissect evil, explore the power of imagination, and probe the parameters of consciousness."
Koontz (The City, 2014, etc.) searches the shadow lands of Elsewhere, a mystical terrain where Bibi Blair confronts a rare brain cancer.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PRINCESS ASHLEY by Richard Peck
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 15, 1987

"Another winner."
Here, Chelsea narrates the events in her sophomore and junior years, when she modeled herself on Ashley—lovely, rich, and apparently self-possessed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Excellent for those looking to take a slight step off the grid."
Somewhat dry but easy-to-follow guide to the mysterious world of homemade dairy products. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRET DIARY OF ASHLEY JUERGENS by Ashley Juergens
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 22, 2010

"There's enough standard-issue teen and domestic drama here to keep fans of such fare reading, but devotees of the show may be disappointed at the lack of significant new content, either in the narrative itself or in the e-book's media features. (Fiction. 11-13)"
Ghostwritten for a fictional 13-year-old character on the ABC Family network show Secret Life of the American Teenager, this September-to-August journal recaps the first season and part of the second—from 15-year-old sister Amy's revelation that she's pregnant through her parents' divorce and the news that her mother herself is expecting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 8, 2014

"A stunning work of creative genius sure to captivate the young and lend pure delight to beachcombers of any age. (Picture book/poetry. 4 & up)"
A riveting collection of puppets made from found objects at the seashore. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE by David Treuer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"A splendid debut that promises great things to come."
An Ojibwe writer from northern Minnesota's Leech Lake Reservation debuts with a sad but graceful tale of seven people living in a crumbling housing tract called Poverty. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THREE LITTLE WORDS by Ashley Rhodes-Courter
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"The author hopes it will be a source of inspiration and hope to the countless children lost in the foster-care system. (photos, author note) (Nonfiction. 12-15)"
This heartbreaking memoir recounts 21-year-old Rhodes-Courter's horrific experience while living in Florida's foster-care system. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WILD LITTLE HORSE by Rita Gray
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Little horse lovers will be besotted. (Picture book. 2-7)"
The whistling wind tempts Little Horse to venture from his cozy barn to find out what's afoot in the big wide world. Read full book review >