Search Results: "Chad Cameron"


BOOK REVIEW

A DAY WITH NO CRAYONS by Elizabeth Rusch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Crayon-wielders aren't the only ones who will benefit from this exercise in thinking outside the box, whether flip-top or figurative. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Having her crayons confiscated after an unfortunate incident with a wall turns out to be a real horizon-expander for a budding artist. Read full book review >

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GEORGE HOGGLESBERRY, GRADE SCHOOL ALIEN by Sarah Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"This is so over-the-top that it may well make such differences easier to deride. (Picture book. 7-9)"
This "first day at a new school" tale doesn't ring true. Read full book review >

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FALL MIXED UP by Bob Raczka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A true celebration of fall certain to be a winner with teachers and children alike; here's hoping that the rest of the seasons will follow. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This rollicking fall frolic is sure to arouse a chorus of hearty negatives in every audience as children race to point out the mistakes in both the text and the illustrations. Read full book review >

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PINK MAGIC by Donna Jo Napoli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2005

"Receiving mail is a very big deal for this age group and versatile Napoli delivers an amusing story stamped with her whimsy that integrates a favorite toy, brother-sister bond and imaginative play—and it works like a charm. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Nick and his toy rabbit, Pinky, are dejected because his sister Eva is getting a lot of mail for her birthday. Read full book review >

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THE MOUSE AND THE MEADOW by Chad Wallace
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"Stiff verse aside, the book has undeniable child appeal. (notes, suggested activities) (Picture book. 5-8)"
An inquisitive field mouse ventures from his nest for the first time and encounters various creatures—big and small, friend and foe—all while learning and teaching readers about the habitat of a meadow. Read full book review >

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LEO GEO AND HIS MIRACULOUS JOURNEY THROUGH THE CENTER OF THE EARTH by Jon Chad
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 13, 2012

"'Science is no walk in the park,' he rightly proclaims. Also: 'Long live geology!' (Graphic fiction/nonfiction hybrid. 7-10)"
The top geologist at the Fizzmont Institute of Rad Science takes a solo journey right through the planet. It's science! With monsters! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOTIONS UNBOUND by Chad Landshield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 10, 2013

"An inventive take on an old idea that is still relevant today."
An invention meant to enlighten becomes a destructive force in Landshield's two-part debut novel. Read full book review >

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DOGBREATH VICTORIOUS by Chad Henry

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THE BIRD ROOM by Chad Hofmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2014

"Hard-core horror and sci-fi readers will likely enjoy the more original tales in this story collection."
A collection of 17 horror, sci-fi and paranormal tales that, at their best, recall The Twilight Zone and Tales from the Crypt. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 20, 2008

"A faith-affirming story of surviving a devastating loss."
Inspirational true story of love, marriage and untimely death, created as a memorial to the author's beloved wife and as a testament of faith for his young daughter, to whom this tragic history is dedicated. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MFA VS NYC by Chad Harbach
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Essential insights, masterfully assembled, on the precarious state of American publishing."
A cast of literary professionals offers an entertaining bounty of experience, opinions and advice. Read full book review >

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DEPARTURE LOUNGE by Chad Taylor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2006

"Not particularly memorable."
The case of a missing girl ripples through her former friends' lives decades after her disappearance in Taylor's (Shirker, 2000, etc.) well-crafted but oddly hollow novel. Read full book review >