Search Results: "Catherine McNicol Stock"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

A first-rate and highly accessible history of radicalism in rural America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CATHERINE by April Lindner
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 2, 2013

"Not as emotionally engaging as readers might desire, but solid and well-told. (Fiction. 15 & up)"
After discovering that her mother, Catherine Eversole Price, had not died, as her father told her, but instead deserted the family and then disappeared, 17-year-old Chelsea Price goes on a quest to find out what happened to her. Read full book review >

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A PORC IN NEW YORK by Catherine Stock
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2007

"Non-New Yorkers may not recognize all the locales—but the thrill of the chase and general bumptiousness of the menagerie will easily carry any young armchair tourists along for the ride. (Picture book. 6-8)"

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A SPREE IN PAREE by Catherine Stock
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2004

"Mais oui. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Anyone for a quick day trip to Paris? Read full book review >

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WHERE ARE YOU GOING, MANYONI? by Catherine Stock
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Pronouncing glossary. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Manyoni is on her way to school; she gets up at dawn to walk two hours across the plain, along the Limpopo riverbed, through ``the shady kloof where the shy impala feed,'' ``past the red sandstone koppies,'' ``over the krantz above Tobwani Dam,'' and on to the tidy village with its brick school, where there's still time to play with her friends before class. Read full book review >

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ISLAND SUMMER by Catherine Stock
Released: July 1, 1999

"Stock's poetic language and her vibrant watercolors allow readers to bask in scenes of a carefree summer that will bring relaxation, rejuvenation, and renewal. (Picture book. 5-9)"
PLB 0-688-12781-9 Stock has created a dreamy little book with her trademark lovely watercolors to tell the story of a Greek island that is transformed each summer by the visitors who arrive to enjoy its charms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 30, 1990

Three more titles in Stock's "Festive Year," these very simple narratives feature small children interacting with friends and mothers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Chicken Stock by Leslie Lytle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 2015

"A compelling, sensitive contribution to the agriculture debate in the U.S."
After the sudden loss of her husband, a woman struggles to keep her farm, and spirits, afloat in this debut novel. Read full book review >