Search Results: "Bob Boone"


BOOK REVIEW

BOONE by Robert Morgan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 16, 2007

"A welcome re-evaluation of an American legend."
Daniel Boone didn't wear a coonskin cap. He liked to read. He wasn't particularly murderous. So much for American myths. Read full book review >

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FOREST HIGH by Bob Boone
Released: Aug. 10, 2011

"The author will find an eager audience among readers who work in the profession, but these stories are genuinely accessible for any student who has ever wondered what's happening on the other side of the desk."
A collection of short stories examining the inner life of educators at various junctures in their careers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOB by Tracey Campbell Pearson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 25, 2002

"A lighthearted, wonderfully illustrated story. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Bob the rooster is going through an identity crisis in Pearson's (G-Rex, 2000, etc.) clever barnyard tale that combines subtle humor with colorful watercolor illustrations and lively rough-line drawings. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 1992

"An intriguing study of a central figure in the American imagination. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Daniel Boone's name has been synonymous with the American frontier ever since a highly colored narrative of his exploits appeared in John Filson's Kentucke (1784)—when Boone was still alive. Read full book review >

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DANIEL BOONE by Esther Averill
Released: March 27, 1946

"Good merchandise."
Rojankovaky illustrated this internationally known Daniel Boone and it was published by the Domino Press in 1931. Read full book review >

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BOB, NOT BOB! by Liz Garton Scanlon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"For a book that really comes down to a sick kid yelping for his mother, his nose so clogged it needs dynamite to clear, the story has a lot of adorable acreage. (Picture book. 3-5)"
When you're sick and stuffy, some letters—like T's and L's and M's—disappear. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 21, 2013

"A stimulating, well-presented approach to getting students interested in writing."
A writing manual based on the city of Chicago. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG BOB, LITTLE BOB by James Howe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Free to be Big Bob, Little Bob, and Blossom. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Friendship transcends gender norms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PAT BOONE FAN CLUB by Sue William Silverman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2014

"A masterly stylist continues her uncompromising examination of the inner life."
A series of riveting essays about growing up Jewish in a Gentile world by the accomplished memoirist Silverman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOB MARLEY by Garry Steckles
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Crosses the line from admiring Marley to uncritical celebrity worship."
Chronological birth-to-death sketch of Jamaica's premier musician. Read full book review >

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BOB MARLEY by Bruce W. Talamon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"As a result, they not only are more interesting but also convey more powerfully a sense of Marley's genuine charisma."
Talamon's duotone photographs capture Jamaican reggae star Bob Marley (194581) with a rough humanity that comes as a relief after Steffens's hagiographic text. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THEODORE BOONE, KID LAWYER by John Grisham
FICTION
Released: May 25, 2010

"Let's hope they catch up to the 21st century."
The one-day laydown and review embargo of a Big Book probably makes a lot of sense for a publisher. Read full book review >