Search Results: "Carol Dembicki"


BOOK REVIEW

MR. BIG by Matt Dembicki
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Solid science-based adventure. (foreword, introduction, afterword) (Graphic fiction. 7-11)"
Pond dwellers beware! Mr. Big's on the prowl. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"A well-rounded collection of stories with something for everyone, sure to inspire readers to research the full history of their favorites. (editor's note, contributors) (Graphic historical fiction. 10 & up) "
Editor Dembicki's (Trickster, 2010) latest collection is an anthology of illustrated stories and vignettes from Washington D.C.'s colorful past. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 2010

"Packaged in a chunky, square-shaped volume, this unique collection of Native American folklore invites readers to sample and savor each colorful, wily tale. (editor's notes, contributors' bios) (Graphic folklore. 10 & up)"
Vigorously rendered in striking graphic format, this robust anthology of 21 Native American folktales features a bevy of wily rascals in a veritable smorgasbord of trickster tales. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"A hortatory call to arms for young people and a harsh critique of their ruling elders."
A young Canadian journalist argues that a unique generational values shift is occurring that may upend just about everything to save the planet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY BACKYARD GARDEN by Carol Lerner
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"A handsome atlas for the more intent diggers of dirt. (maps, charts, diagrams, index) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
An aesthetically pleasing year-round guide to gardening; Lerner (Backyard Birds of Summer, 1996, etc.) takes a well-organized, sensible approach to growing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LIKE YOU THE BEST by Carol Thompson
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 15, 2011

"Sometimes, in an argument, that's all you need to remember. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Dolly the pig and Jack Rabbit are best friends. Read full book review >

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THE GINGERBREAD MAN by Carol Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 2002

The traditional tale meets the cast and crew of Mother Goose in an original take on an old favorite. Read full book review >

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THE YEARBOOK by Carol Masciola
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 15, 2015

"An entertaining, undemanding time-travel romance. (Science fiction. 12-18)"
A troubled girl in foster care believes she has finally found where she belongs when she travels in time back to 1923. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RAVENCLIFFE by Carol Goodman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"Rife with atmosphere, adventure and romance, this is a fantasy world worth getting lost in for a while. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Half-breed Darkling Avaline Hall makes a triumphant return in the second installment of the Blythewood series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DIRTY MAGIC by Carol Hughes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2006

"Eventually, he comes to understand that 'people are more important than things,' as the intrigue of this fantasy world affects both him and the reader. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Joe is a frustrated older brother with a sister who gets into everything, including his models and Monster Magazines. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BURNING TIME by Carol Matas
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

Matas (Daniel's Story, 1993, etc.) depicts the persecution of women accused of witchcraft in a 16th-century French village. Read full book review >