Search Results: "Bob Boone"


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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 >

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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 >

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PERSUASION by Martina Boone
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"Uneven but also atmospheric and packed with magic and mysteries. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Following Compulsion (2014), Barrie juggles future plans with handsome Eight while dealing with the possibility of ending the Colesworth curse.Read full book review >

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HE MADE US BETTER by Darrell Boone
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 28, 2017

"A heartening and well-told family story."
A father pays tribute to his son, who inspired many with his optimism during 39 years of living with a severe disability. Read full book review >

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COMPULSION by Martina Boone
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"A paranormal Southern gothic with decadent settings, mysterious magic and family histories rife with debauchery for patient readers. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
After the death of Barrie Watson's heavily scarred, shut-in mother and her beloved godfather's terminal cancer diagnosis, Barrie's sent from San Francisco to her aunt's South Carolina plantation home. Read full book review >

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ILLUSION by Martina Boone
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"A solid ending. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
The conclusion of the magical, Southern Gothic Heirs of Watson Island trilogy. Read full book review >

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WILD WILLFUL HEART by W. Boone Hedgepeth
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 12, 2016

"An often riveting remembrance, especially for readers intrigued by accounts of supernatural experiences."
The memoir of one man's apparently superhuman life. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 8, 2011

"An inspirational story with a happy ending (hopefully permanent)."
In her debut memoir, jockey Harris tells how she beat the odds to become the "first African American woman in Chicago racing history to win a race and only the second in U.S. history. Read full book review >

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DON'T PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD! by Bob Shea
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Children often see themselves as the underdog in an adultcentric world; they'll be rooting for the bunnies (all three…no wait, 72 of them). (Picture book. 3-6)"
Buddy is one cranky, hungry monster. Read full book review >

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MY PET BOOK by Bob Staake
by Bob Staake, illustrated by Bob Staake
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 22, 2014

"One of Staake's sillier, more ebullient outings—and that's saying something. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this cheer for books and reading, a boy wants a pet—but one that's easy, lacks fleas and won't run away. Read full book review >

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RACER DOGS by Bob Kolar
by Bob Kolar, illustrated by Bob Kolar
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2003

"Checkerboard endpapers show each doggie driver identified by name, including two female drivers, with one named Bingo—the only dog smart enough to read her map. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Kolar (A Cat and a Dog, not reviewed, etc.) illustrates his busy scenes of canines cruising in cars in a cool palette of blues, grays, and citrus shades, with cartoon-style characters in a retro style and flat perspective similar to that of J.otto Seibold's Mr. Lunch books. Read full book review >