Search Results: "Bobbi Groover"


BOOK REVIEW

SEASON OF THE SHADOW by Bobbi Groover
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"This chivalrous romance has plenty of twists and turns to keep fans turning the page."
A lively historical romance set against the backdrop of the antebellum South. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRUCK TALK by Bobbi Katz
by Bobbi Katz, illustrated by Bobbi Katz
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

"Wide tire tracks left in the mud close the book, the only evidence that trucks have been there, a fact that young truck lovers will not have forgotten. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A book that pairs crisp full-color photographs with catchy rhymes that describe the functions of various trucks in the simplest of terms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GIRLS OF GETTYSBURG by Bobbi Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"This is an introduction more than anything else, as it nibbles on the edges of a feast. (Historical fiction. 10-12)"
Miller explores the harrowing and bloody days of the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes of three girls. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG RIVER'S DAUGHTER by Bobbi Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"A breakneck tale that never quite catches its breath. (author's note, bibliography) (Adventure. 9-12)"
Never heard of Annie Christmas or Mike Fink? Read full book review >

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ONCE AROUND THE SUN by Bobbi Katz
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"An attractive introduction to poetry for young readers. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A celebration of the 12 months of the year in lyric verse and colorful art. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WE THE PEOPLE by Bobbi Katz
POETRY
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"A chorus of lively, informative voices waiting to be discovered by those who make the effort to listen. (Poetry. 9+)"
Katz has experimented with writing poems in the voices of Americans of the past, utilizing this approach with original poems in American History Poems (1998). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TWINKLE, TWINKLE by Katrina Allen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"As in Anne Geddes's books, the pictures will be more appreciated by adults than children, and possibly more suited to postcards than for rhymes available in other volumes. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An unusual artistic technique—live animals set against painted backdrops—illustrates 16 Mother Goose rhymes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Escape from Marianna by Bobbi Boland White
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 2010

"An affecting, unsettling tale of steadfast friendship that needs fewer change-ups."
The victims of a real-life correctional facility for boys are fictionalized in White's debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Exhilarating fun and good motivation for armchair adventurers."
Two retirees undertake a daring cross-country bicycle trek from Oregon to Maine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONE FINE TRADE by Bobbi Miller
adapted by Bobbi Miller, illustrated by Will Hillenbrand
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2009

"Consider as a fresh and funny alternative to George Shannon's Piney Woods Peddler (1981) or the various singleton versions of 'Hans in Luck.' (Picture book/folktale. 6-9)"
In this sprightly Southern rendition of a familiar folktale, Georgy Piney Woods sets out to trade a "rail-skinny horse" for a "shiny silver dollar" to buy his daughter Georgianne a wedding dress. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RUMPUS RHYMES by Bobbi Katz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Onomatopoeia has never been this much fun. (Poetry. 7-10)"
The introductory poem in Katz's (We the People, 2000, etc.) new collection asks the reader to imagine the library late at night. Read full book review >