Search Results: "Bailey Cates"


BOOK REVIEW

BAILEY by Harry Bliss
by Harry Bliss, illustrated by Harry Bliss
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Deeper thinkers may see in this a message of acceptance of everyone for who they are; others may simply see fun, and there's nothing wrong with that. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Bailey enjoys his day at school, from the bus ride in the morning through math, art, music, recess, reading and the afternoon bus ride back home to his…doghouse. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 31, 2012

"Cates' second Magical Bakery mystery is a charming addition to the food-based cozy mystery repertoire, while the story's magical elements bring a fun, intriguing dimension to the genre."
Bakery owner Katie Lightfoot uses light witchcraft and investigative skills to solve a murder she stumbles across, but the mystery also takes her deeper into a romantic triangle, a secret society and her own power in ways she may not be ready for. Read full book review >

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THE BAILEY CHRONICLES by Catherine Cookson
Released: April 19, 1989

Historical-romance mistress Cookson puts her sure hand to work once again, this time blowing a blizzard of soap bubbles in a contemporary setting—working-class northern England, a world of uneasy dole lines and reheated shepherd's pies. Read full book review >

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BAILEY AT THE MUSEUM by Harry Bliss
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Readers who've already met the endearing Bailey will be glad to see he's back and look forward to further exploits; new acquaintances will surely search for his well-received debut. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In his second outing, Bailey, the totally typical early-elementary student who just happens to be a spotted dog, enjoys a field trip and finds a new friend. Read full book review >

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WHAT'S BUGGING BAILEY BLECKER? by Gail Donovan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Purposeful in a lighthearted way but guaranteed to make your head—scalp and brain—itch! (Fiction. 8-11)"
Bailey's life is lousy—yes, really louse-y, because she and all the other fifth graders have head lice! Read full book review >

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BAILEY THE BEAR CUB by Nannie Kuiper
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"An encouraging tale for little ones toddling towards self-reliance. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A young bear cub takes his first faltering steps towards autonomy at the gentle urging of his mother. Read full book review >

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PENELOPE BAILEY TAKES THE STAGE by Susanna Reich
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"Would close out of town. (author's note, sources) (Fiction. 9-12)"
In 1889, 11-years-old Penny Bailey of Berkeley, Calif. is determined to become an actress. Read full book review >

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If This Is Heaven Show Me Hell by James Cates
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 9, 2015

"A thoughtful, bighearted book of inspirational stories."
Cates (The Doorway to Hope, 2015, etc.) offers a book of devotions for practical Christians.Read full book review >

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THE GOLDEN THREAD by K. Cates
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 13, 2014

"Not quite a sermon, not quite a cautionary tale, not quite fiction, this fast-paced narrative blends hard-won experience with renewed, reconsidered faith."
An intimate account of how belief in God's "golden thread" sustained a grieving mother. Read full book review >

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HUNGER IN AMERICA by David Cates
Released: July 1, 1992

"Soggy melodrama without much originality."
The sad account of a sad young man pursuing his dead father through the wastes of Alaska: a lugubrious first novel that runs aground on the narrator's grief. Read full book review >

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X OUT OF WONDERLAND by David Allan Cates
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2005

"Cates's world is futuristic in tone yet based on our very own world today, in a witty, skillful, amusing—and unrelentingly clear-eyed—satire."
A little slip of a tale in the manner of Voltaire's Candide—which, like its prototype, puts tongue in cheek and takes on nothing less than the state of the nation and the state of the world. Read full book review >