Search Results: "Beaver's Pond Press"


BOOK REVIEW

POND by Claire-Louise Bennett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"Strange and lyrical with an acute sense of humor."
First published in Ireland, Bennett's meditative debut—rigorous, poetic, and often very funny—captures the rich inner life of a young woman living a mostly solitary existence in a remote coastal town. Read full book review >

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POND by Jim LaMarche
Kirkus Star
by Jim LaMarche, illustrated by Jim LaMarche
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A loving portrayal of a never-forgotten connection with the natural world. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Matt, his sister, Katie, and his best friend, Pablo, revive a pond in the woods and enjoy it throughout the seasons. Read full book review >

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POND by Gordon Morrison
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 2002

"A celebration of nature that can be enjoyed by all. (Nonfiction. 6-9)"
Superb watercolors and a brief but insightful text provide the reader with a detailed picture of a fresh-water pond and the changing plants and animals living in and near it, from winter to spring and back again. Read full book review >

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SHALLOW POND by Alissa Grosso
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 8, 2013

"The three sisters are memorable characters, but by introducing science treated so superficially, the author renders her plotline as shallow as her pond. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Three sisters feel trapped in their tiny rural town, unable to find a way out. Read full book review >

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THE POND by Tamera Lawrence
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 31, 2008

"A few good ingredients in an undercooked ghost story."
A small boy drowns in a Pennsylvania pond, enters the ranks of the ghostly and seemingly returns decades later to haunt the family indirectly responsible for his demise. Read full book review >

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QUICKSAND POND by Janet Taylor Lisle
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"A suspenseful, realistic, finely crafted story exploring friendship, trust, and how we judge others. (map) (Fiction. 10-13)"
A summer beside Quicksand Pond on Rhode Island's coast transforms a reluctant 12-year-old white girl. Read full book review >

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POND SCUM by Alan Silberberg
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"That the animal characters are more defined than the humans is another obstacle in what turns out to be rather a mishmash. (Fiction. 9-12)"
After his parents divorce, Oliver is so filled with anger, pain and loneliness that he spends an inordinate amount of time watching TV or tearing the wings off insects. Read full book review >

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THE BUGABEES by Amy Recob
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 9, 2012

"A serviceable if artless resource. (iPad storybook app. 4-6)"
Food allergies need not give you the blues when you've got friends like the Bugabees. Read full book review >

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PRESS CORPSE by Ron Nessen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1996

"An early front- runner for the title of the year's most disposable mystery."
Who slipped something into veteran CNN reporter Dan McLean's soup that made one of his most memorable dinners—the star- studded annual banquet of the White House Correspondents Association—his last? Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2001

As founding publisher Otto Penzler notes in his ebullient foreword, the Mysterious Press, the nation's leading publisher devoted exclusively to mystery and suspense fiction, issued its first titles in 1976. Read full book review >