Search Results: "Bridget Heos"


BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"'Rooted in science' and offering teen readers tools for individual action, this is a necessary purchase for most libraries. (bibliography, photo credits, index) (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
A comprehensive introduction to the scientific history and current understandings about climate change. Read full book review >

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Bridget by Bernadette Crepeau
Released: April 23, 2016

"Readers will be charmed by both the characters and scenery in this moral, upbeat YA fantasy.
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Crepeau (Turn Back Time, 2014, etc.) offers a YA fantasy in which a teenage orphan inherits property in Ireland and stumbles into a war that threatens the fae kingdom.Read full book review >

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SHELL, BEAK, TUSK by Bridget Heos
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"An important aspect of evolutionary theory—though not presented with the author's usual clarity of thought. (bibliography, index) (Informational picture book. 8-10)"
Heos (I, Fly, 2015, etc.) introduces convergent evolution by pairing different animals with similar physical traits. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Vivid and occasionally gruesome but always engrossing. (photos, glossary, notes, bibliography) (Nonfiction. 14-18)"
Thanks to such popular television shows as Bones and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, forensic science is typically thought of as a modern, cutting-edge dimension of criminal investigation, but this fascinating history reveals that it has been practiced for thousands of years. Read full book review >

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WHO WANTS TO BE A PRINCESS? by Bridget Heos
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2017

"An unconvincing attempt to contrast fantasy with historical reality. (author's note, bibliography) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Text and Disney-esque artwork contrast the "typical" fairy-tale princess's way of life and that of a real (though fictional) princess in medieval Europe. Read full book review >

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MUSTACHE BABY MEETS HIS MATCH by Bridget Heos
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"More a Mustache Toddler now but still getting into hairy situations, Baby Billy's still good fun. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Has Mustache Baby met a buddy...or a rival? Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"The lengthy text and difficult material will limit the audience for this, perhaps just to the science students offered directions for isolating strawberry DNA in one sidebar. (Nonfiction. 12-16) "
The Scientists in the Field series explores genetic engineering. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2011

A spoof on the popular parenting books, this answers the burning questions of insect parents-to-be and is chock full of fascinating (and sometimes disgusting) facts that are sure to grab human readers' interest. Read full book review >

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QUEEN DOG by Bridget Heos
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"This offers lots of commercial appeal with a clever text, polished illustrations, a princess in pink, and a cuddly-cute dog, but the overall effort is forgettable. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A coddled French bulldog rules her household like a queen until a baby arrives in the family. Read full book review >

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I, FLY by Bridget Heos
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"A breezy bucketful of buggy braggadocio, with tasty nuggets of well-digested natural history stirred in. (glossary, bibliography) (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
Why study boring old butterflies in school when there's a far buzzier insect on tap? A charismatic housefly eloquently states his kind's case. Read full book review >

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MUSTACHE BABY by Bridget Heos
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"Occasional badness has never been so good. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Outlaw or lawman…the mustache will reveal the truth! Read full book review >