Search Results: "Barbara Shook Hazen"


BOOK REVIEW

THE NEW DOG by Barbara Shook Hazen
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

Get ready for a rollicking story-hour session; the blatant injustices suffered by a pampered young dog during his initiation into the cold, cruel world of socialization will have the picture-book set on its feet with indignation and cheering at the puppy's eventual triumph. Read full book review >

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WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE MONSTER, MAMA? by Barbara Shook Hazen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"Only the latest of several recent proofs that the long tradition of playing out familiar domestic issues with families of monsters is as active and effective as ever, this one is particularly well-imagined. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Hazen offers a good answer to the eternal question, as well as a delightfully monstrous cast. Read full book review >

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DIGBY by Barbara Shook Hazen
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 28, 1997

"These flaws bury the sturdy sentiments of the story. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This I Can Read book is a conversation between a boy and his older sister, stylish children in ``homey,'' oversize clothes. Read full book review >

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KATIE’S WISH by Barbara Shook Hazen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

The Irish potato famine of the 1840s, as seen through a little girl's eyes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BARBARA BUSH by Rose Blue
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 1991

"Illustrations not seen; chronology; further reading; index. (Biography. 11+)"
An entry in the ``Contemporary Women'' series pays admiring tribute to its subject: Blue and Naden cast every aspect of the First Lady's life in a glow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICKLE BARBARA by Satomi Ichikawa
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 1993

"The last (copyright) page discloses that the text here is by Patricia Lee Gauch; even if the idea is Ichikawa's, it would be more honest to credit Gauch, at least as coauthor, on the title page. (Picture book. 4-8)"
``Ballerina Bear Barbara'' is one of many bears living in the room of a Parisian child. Read full book review >

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BARBARA BUSH by Pamela Kilian
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 12, 1992

"An informative biography, then, but not definitive. (Sixteen-page photo insert— not seen.)"
Not an authorized biography, but longtime journalist Kilian (What Was Watergate?, YA, 1990) has assembled enough quotes from friends, family, and Mrs. Bush herself to create a lively and credible portrait of this immensely popular First Lady. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"So dry at times that the reader may worry whether rock is truly dead. But an informative depiction of the early sound and fury all the same."
A slender academic treatment of rock music as a cultural, political, and historical force. Read full book review >