Search Results: "Caroline Fedotowsky"


BOOK REVIEW

RAGGED LOVE by Caroline Fedotowsky
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 23, 2013

"A unique but hurried account of a difficult relationship."
Fedotowsky's debut combines experimental passagesand more straightforward memoir fodder in a tribute to her late husband. Read full book review >

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A NIGHT ON THE TOWN by Caroline Merola
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 10, 2010

"A good addition to large collections. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Pickles McPhee longs for adventure. Read full book review >

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ERIC THE MATH BEAR by Caroline Glicksman
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 12, 2003

"It just doesn't add up. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Eric, a red glow-in-the-dark bear who works in a bank, foils a robbery in Glicksman's debut picture book. Read full book review >

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ROSE AND THE WISH THING by Caroline Magerl
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"This quirky, sidelong look at a common childhood experience will be just the thing for readers and listeners who enjoy a touch of whimsy and mystery (and who won't mind not finding out what the wish thing actually is—or exactly what happens next). (Picture book. 3-6)"
A lonely young girl makes a wish that eventually comes true in both magical and pragmatic ways. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 2000

"The beautiful illustrations are full of the laps and curves of the ocean, the brilliant colors of sea and sky, and the gorgeous reds and dusky browns of fabric, interiors, skin tones, and shells. (Picture book/folklore. 4-8)"
A resonant, evocative tale about a lonely woman and the child of the sea who becomes her dearest companion. Read full book review >

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HATCHING CHICKS IN ROOM 6 by Caroline Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"Arnold captures the joy and mystery of this familiar unit of study. (glossary, websites, bibliography) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
It's a lucky kindergartner who gets to witness the miracle of life through the incubation of eggs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STORY STARTS HERE! by Caroline Merola
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"Nifty concept; imperfect execution. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A contrarian wolf insists on starting his story from back to front. Read full book review >

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THE PRINCESS AND THE CASTLE by Caroline Binch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"It's a common situation, certainly—but readers may be drawn more strongly into such warmer, more developed episodes as Mavis Jukes's Like Jake and Me (1984), illustrated by Lloyd Bloom, or Cari Best's Getting Used To Harry (1996), illustrated by Diane Palmisciano. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A young child gets over her fear of the water and her fear of the new man in her mother's life in this detached import. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEFORE MY EYES by Caroline Bock
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Gripping, disturbing and nuanced. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
The final moments before a disturbed young man sprays bullets into a crowd at a political event form the opening of this grim but intelligent novel. Read full book review >

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THE TERROR OF THE SOUTHLANDS by Caroline Carlson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Bland pirate burlesque with plenty of standard-issue buckling of swash—but dead in the water with regard to story arc, in just its second volume. (map) (Fantasy. 10-13)"
Fledgling pirate captain Hilary bravely engages in nonpiratical behavior to rescue kidnapped friends and expose chicanery in high places. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HEALTH
Released: May 1, 2008

"Readers will certainly understand one of the more complicated subtexts of the upcoming Olympics much better after spending some time with this slim, readable offering. ('sports smarts,' author's note, glossary, resources, index) (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
The "night Olympic team" of the title consists not of athletes but of the dedicated scientists, lawyers and officials who make sure the Olympians stay honest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"The paintings are beautifully reproduced, the text concise and informative and the book altogether a gem that should appeal to adults as well. (Picture book. 6-12)"
Desnoëttes offers an accessible examination of 18 art masterpieces from the last seven centuries. Read full book review >