Search Results: "Candace Fleming"


BOOK REVIEW

LOWJI DISCOVERS AMERICA by Candace Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"Let's hope for a sequel or two. (Glossary) (Fiction. 7-11)"
Lowji has lived in Bombay with his Ma and Bape for his whole life. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2007

"Despite a Dewey error and some humor over the head of the target audience, this is a winner, and the final story seems to promise a fifth-grade sequel. (Fiction. 7-11)"
No teacher wants to teach this year's fourth-grade class at Aesop Elementary. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"An excellent resource and worthy companion to more traditional biographies. (introduction, picture credits, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
How does a biographer do justice to the life of Benjamin Franklin when he lived so long and did so much? Read full book review >

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Released: July 8, 2014

"A remarkable human story, told with clarity and confidence. (bibliography, Web resources, source notes, picture credits, index) (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
Fleming examines the family at the center of two of the early 20th century's defining events. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 14, 2008

"Extensive end notes round out an impressive volume. (bibliography, websites, a note on research, picture credits, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Fleming's five-year immersion in letters, diaries, newspapers, speeches and other primary documents yields a monumental visual chronicle of Abraham and Mary Lincoln and their times. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"As revealing as it is entertaining. (Biography. 10-14)"
P.T. Barnum is likely to bring to mind the famous circus, but there is much more to the legendary showman, and Fleming brings all of him boldly to life. Read full book review >

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IMOGENE’S LAST STAND by Candace Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

Armed with gumption and grit, a young history maven takes on her town to prevent the historical society's demolition. Read full book review >

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THIS IS THE BABY by Candace Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 12, 2004

"This baby is a fun, giggly romp. (Picture book. 2-4)"
As this story reveals, dressing a toddler can be like performance art. Read full book review >

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BULLDOZER HELPS OUT by Candace Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"A sure hit at storytime, bedtime, or any cozy reading time. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little bulldozer makes a big difference in this story with an unexpected twist at the end. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"A stunning look at an equally stunning lady. (bibliography, Internet resources, source notes, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
The most intriguing part of Amelia Earhart's life is often thought to be the way it ended. Read full book review >

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SEVEN HUNGRY BABIES by Candace Fleming
ANIMALS
Released: March 9, 2010

"This one peeps loud: 'Read it again!' (Picture book. 2-5)"
Mama Bird faces quite a challenge feeding her voracious new brood. Read full book review >

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SMILE, LILY! by Candace Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2004

"One especially amusing picture shows an enormous crying Lily surrounded by tiny worried adults, beautifully illustrating that babies truly are the center of their universe. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Readers from young children to grandparents will appreciate the frustration felt by Lily's family in Fleming's lyrical journey into what makes a baby tick. Read full book review >