Search Results: "Barry Gott"


BOOK REVIEW

DINO-HOCKEY by Lisa Wheeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"There's many a tale featuring dinosaurs playing, being pets and even dancing, but here's an activity far better suited to their red-in-tooth-and-claw natures. (Picture book. 6-8)"
It's prehistoric pandemonium on ice as the toothy Meat-Eaters (in red jerseys) and the tough Veggiesaurs (in green) face off in a wild championship game. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BE BROWN! by Barbara Bottner
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Still, as a first outing for a new reader, this commands attention. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Bottner's simple tale concerns a young boy with a need to control. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 1, 1991

The trial of Washington, D.C., mayor Marion Barry, with its titillating mixture of sex, lies, and videotape, not only attracted worldwide attention, but gave rise to more serious questions—which are partially addressed here by Voice of America's Agronsky. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DINO-WRESTLING by Lisa Wheeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Young wrestlers will find all the action and moves they are seeking within these pages, and the dinosaurs and rhymes are an added, entertaining bonus. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Wheeler, that rhyming dino-sports enthusiast, is back, this time with a survey of wrestling styles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DINO-BASKETBALL by Lisa Wheeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

The team that brought us Dino-Baseball, -Soccer and -Hockey (2010, 2009, 2007) this time delivers nothing but net. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HORACE SPLATTLY by Lawrence David
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"Bad guys better stay away from Blootinville from now on—but you know they won't. (Fiction. 9-11)"
Watch out, Captain Underpants, there's a new superhero on the scene. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ADVENTURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 10-12)"
More goofy fare for Captain Underpants devotees about the masked Cupcaked Crusader—actually diminutive fifth-grader Horace, who gets temporary, unpredictable superpowers from special cupcakes, whipped up by his bigger, smarter, bossy little sister. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PATCHES LOST AND FOUND by Steven Kroll
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"This first-time book illustrator is a talent to watch. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In this edifying picture book, Kroll (William Penn: Founder of Pennsylvania, 2000) reveals that there is more than one way to tell a story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BARRY, BOYHOUND by Andy Spearman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2005

"For boys (or even girls) who appreciate wacky humor and interesting facts, this is a perfect package. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The day Barry becomes a boyhound is filled with adventure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BARRY GOLDWATER by Peter Iverson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Although it's of rather narrow interest, Iverson's book is a highly useful addition to the study of Arizona politics."
A biography of a nationally prominent politician that emphasizes the local. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BARRY GOLDWATER by Robert Alan Goldberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 18, 1995

"751) on Goldwater's role in postwar American politics."
Sturdy political biography of the author of modern American conservatism (not authorized, but written with its subject's cooperation) . Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BRAVE ROONEY AND THE SUPER-SIZED SUPERHEROES by Gerry Renert
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 23, 2014

"Rooney's story effectively makes the case that the true heroes are just regular people who show up, make smart choices even when it's hard and take the lead when the opportunity arises. (iPad storybook app. 5-8)"
More adventures in the life of Brave Rooney, a regular kid finding his way at a school for superheroes. Read full book review >