Search Results: "Bog Rozinski"


BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2000

"The effect is that of a scrapbook of information with photos that enrich a real-life animal detective story. (ways to help, list of forensic terms) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
Donna Jackson (The Bone Detectives, 1996) creates a riveting and thorough account of dedicated people banding together with the help of science and the law to catch an elk poacher. Read full book review >

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BOG CHILD by Siobhan Dowd
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 9, 2008

"Pitch-perfect in capturing the often futile struggles for the many victims of Irish independence over the millennia. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
This haunting, suspenseful novel follows the parallel stories of Fergus, facing the final high-school exams that will decide his future, and a murdered Iron Age "bog child" he names Mel after he discovers her well-preserved body in a peat marsh. Read full book review >

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BOG TENDER by George Szanto
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 5, 2013

"An earthy, homespun and voyeuristically satisfying book."
Twelve months of natural splendor on Vancouver Island's eastern coast. Read full book review >

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THE BOG by John Preston Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 13, 2014

"A passionate ode to dogs and their people, with little plot and lots of heart."
A short, sweet novel from Smith (Murder on the Trap, 2011, etc.) about the mysterious relationship between man and beast.Read full book review >

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BOG BODIES UNCOVERED by Miranda Aldhouse-Green
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"An intriguing window into the past."
A real-life forensic thriller revealing the secrets of ancient and modern bodies preserved in bogs—some for nearly 3,000 years—in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Denmark, and northern Germany. Read full book review >

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THOREAU IN PHANTOM BOG by B.B. Oak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Although the story could use some pruning, it provides plenty of vividly presented historical information on the Underground Railroad and Thoreau's world in the 1840s."
A philosopher, a physician, and a free-spirited woman work together to solve a mystery in the 19th century. Read full book review >

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PECKOVER AND THE BOG MAN by Michael Kenyon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 12, 1995

"A winner."
The author's spirit of unbridled irreverence and gift for conveying regional accents get full play here as Scotland Yard's Chief Inspector Henry Peckover (Peckover Joins the Choir, 1994, etc.) finds himself in Inverballoch, a remote corner of Scotland. Read full book review >

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A FROG IN THE BOG by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Since the counting only goes up and down to five and everyone is safe at the end, this is especially suitable for the youngest beginning counters. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A simple counting rhyme relates the tale of a frog who eats his way through the bog: one tick, two fleas, three flies, and so on. Read full book review >

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THE BOG BABY by Jeanne Willis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

"Narrated in the personable voice of one of the sisters all grown up, this happy-ending story asks readers to consider not only the importance of leaving wild things wild but the possibility of magic. (Bog Baby field note form) (Picture book. 4-7)"
Anyone who has ever tried to re-create a tide pool in a jar or displaced a wild thing only to watch it wither will understand the heartbreak of two sisters and their beloved Bog Baby in this whimsical British import. Read full book review >

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FROG IN A BOG by John Himmelman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Satisfying fare for budding naturalists. (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-9)"
Himmelman threads a faint plotline through clean-lined close-ups of finely-drawn flora and fauna in this introduction to bog life: a leaping frog disturbs two mosquitoes, one of whom lands on a horsetail while the other imprudently selects a carnivorous sundew. Read full book review >