Search Results: "Belinda Brock"


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GG AND MAMELA by Belinda Brock
Released: April 15, 2014

"A welcome addition to children's literature about death and dying."
In this children's picture book, a special bond between young Lily and her great-grandmother helps them through the elderly woman's time at a hospice residence. Read full book review >

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EVERY LITTLE ANGEL'S HANDBOOK by Belinda Downes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"It may sound precious, but Downes's humor, her orderliness and sense of detail will attract readers, who will pore over the gilded stitchery, selecting their favorite angel accessories. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Dressing up angels is a lot like dressing up dolls, and kids who love choosing outfits will love this book. Read full book review >

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FAIR MONACO by Brock Cole
Kirkus Star
by Brock Cole, illustrated by Brock Cole
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"A vivid and satisfying testimony to the transforming power of hope and dreams. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Cole's words and pictures deliver his tale as effortlessly as a song, but one that pricks with intelligence, sorrow, and hope. Read full book review >

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RIVER SONG by Belinda Hollyer
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2008

"Steeped in Maori folklore and culture, this unusual coming-of-age novel, narrated in Jessye's distinctive voice, provides a thoughtful depiction of a girl learning to think for herself. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Jessye lives in one country—New Zealand—but two worlds. Read full book review >

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REPTILES by Belinda Weber
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 15, 2006

Fast facts about physical characteristics and behavior, close-up photographs and a running glossary make up this introduction to reptiles. Read full book review >

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DIXIE IN THE BIG PASTURE by Belinda Hurmence
ANIMALS
Released: April 18, 1994

"Afterword. (Fiction. 10-14)"
The author of Tough Tiffany (1980, o.p.) re-creates her own family history to depict Oklahoma homesteaders. Read full book review >

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TENDER by Belinda McKeon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"McKeon regards the characters in her keenly wrought love story—for all their flaws and fragility—with insight, sensitivity, and a compassion that proves contagious."
In McKeon's exquisite second novel, two Dublin young people—poet and student Catherine and aspiring art photographer James—tumble into a friendship that, though its lines shift and blur, ultimately helps bring their identities into focus. Read full book review >

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SOLACE by Belinda McKeon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2011

"An engrossing, highly rewarding read that marks McKeon as a writer to watch."
A debut novel of love and loss set in contemporary Ireland, where a family's troubled past cast its shadow over an uncertain future. Read full book review >

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BLACKLANDS by Belinda Bauer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Bauer displays remarkable talent in pacing, plotting and, most important of all, getting beneath the skin of even her most repellent characters."
In Bauer's spare, haunting debut, a 12-year-old boy corresponds with a serial killer to learn the location of his uncle's grave. Read full book review >

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crowded in the middle of nowhere by Bo Brock
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 19, 2014

"You don't have to live in the Lone Star State to enjoy these companionable tales of a country vet."
The casebook of Brock, a Texas veterinarian, reveals his most memorable cases and larger-than-life characters. Read full book review >

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BABY DAYS by Belinda Downes
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"A cute gift for a baby shower. (Picture book. 1-3)"
As a quilt warms a newborn, so this quilt of rhymes warms the new relationship between parent and child. Read full book review >

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INDIANA GOTHIC by Pope Brock
Released: April 20, 1999

"Adultery, murder, a climactic trial, and old-fashioned clothes—perfect source material for a TV docudrama."
A deft blend of fact and fiction vividly re-creates a 90-year-old family scandal. Read full book review >