Search Results: "Barbara Bannon"


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I2 by James Bannon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 27, 2011

"In a word: mind-blowing."
Bannon's cutting-edge science-fiction and psychological thriller revolves around a terminally ill biosoftware scientist's attempt to upload his mind into the consciousness of an unborn baby to once again be with the woman he loves. Read full book review >

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INVISIBLE by Jeanne Bannon
Released: Sept. 26, 2011

"Absorbing, warm and occasionally playful—the story of a young woman whose invisibility helps her to better see herself, and helps others to see who she really is."
A young girl just shy of graduating high school acquires a new gift and a way to literally hide from the world. "Sometimes I disappear," she explains. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 2, 2012

"Broad in reach and shallow in depth, this primer is more of an expanded index of startup topics.
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For entrepreneurs with little or no experience, this basic overview offers a smattering of everything about operating a business. Read full book review >

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YONDER MOUNTAIN by Kay Thorpe Bannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Though this isn't a title that will jump out at young readers, teachers looking for Native American folktales will appreciate this as a group read-aloud. (Folktale. 7-10)"
Chief Sky, looking for a new leader for his people, sends three young men to the top of the distant mountaintop, to bring him back what they find there. Read full book review >

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FRED'S BEDS by Barbara Samuels
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 10, 2014

"Clever and charming. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Fred the beagle loves to nap, and he can sleep anywhere—in a shopping bag or a pile of old newspapers or a slightly soggy bath towel. But even he can't nap through a noisy birthday party. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET BOX by Barbara Lehman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Wonderful! (Picture book. 4-8)"
Once again, Caldecott Honoree Lehman (The Red Book, 2004) presents surprising visuals that playfully and mysteriously connect children across space and time. Read full book review >

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DOLORES MEETS HER MATCH by Barbara Samuels
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 16, 2007

"There's no pussyfooting here, just fun (and hopefully more tales to come). (Picture book. 5-8)"
In a return engagement, Dolores and her amazing and talented-at-napping cat, Duncan, may indeed have met their match. Read full book review >

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THE TRUCKER by Barbara Samuels
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"It's refreshing to see a cat-as-best-friend tale, and truck-lovers will certainly get some pointers from Leo's creative play. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Leo is the consummate truck-loving little boy. Read full book review >

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FOX WALKED ALONE by Barbara Reid
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"The quality of the wry, understated text and the fascinating, unusual illustrations make this version stand out in a crowded sea of Noah's Ark interpretations. (Picture book/religion. 3-6)"
The appealing cover of this Noah's Ark story shows the dapper Fox strutting along, turning his head toward the reader to smile invitingly. Read full book review >

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DAHLIA by Barbara McClintock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2002

"Little girls already know that linen, silk, and ribbons aren't incompatible with insatiable curiosity and boundless energy, but it is nice to see that all tied up in a story with a favorite doll. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Elegantly subversive and utterly charming comes a doll story with a sweet shot of reality. Read full book review >

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY, DOLORES by Barbara Samuels
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 4, 2006

"Faye's dresser and the many comic expressions on Dolores's cat Duncan's face. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Samuels's imp Dolores returns, this time with a problem on her hands, or rather with her hands: She can't keep her mitts off her older sister Faye's things. Read full book review >