Search Results: "Chantal Sicile-Kara"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 27, 2012

"A proactive method for raising an adult child with special needs."
For readers already knowledgeable about autism and Asperger's syndrome, a hands-on approach to transitioning into adulthood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2015

"An informative but somewhat inconclusive study."
A brief glimpse into the increasing gentrification of tequila. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAWK MOTHER by Kara  Hagedorn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 17, 2017

"A well-told personal story with a positive environmental message. (author's note, glossary) (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
In this moving true story, zoologist Hagedorn relates the story of her unusual encounter with a wild red-tailed hawk. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WHEELS ON THE BUS by Kara Kenna
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"For Play-Doh lovers and little ones who can't get enough of their favorite songs. (Board book. 2-4)"
A favorite kids' song with a Play-Doh twist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"A solid, thoroughly readable guide. (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
Just about anything teens would want to know about money and finance but didn't know enough to ask. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE SISTER by Kara Dalkey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A readable, engagingly semiserious adventure. (glossary) (Fiction. 11-13)"
Searching for the wandering soul of her beloved sister, Mitsuko enlists the aid of a host of supernatural friends in this colorful fantasy, set in 12th-century Japan. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WOMAN WHO WOULD BE KING by Kara Cooney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Of course, there are still questions ('Certainty plays little role in the history of Hatshepsut'), but Cooney's detective work finally brings out the story of a great woman's reign."
Cooney (Egyptian Art and Architecture/UCLA) re-creates the life of "the first woman to exercise long-term rule over Egypt as a king." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNTIL I BREAK by Kara Bietz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Though the ending lets the shooter off rather lightly, it doesn't negate the novel's cautionary message. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Flashbacks explore events leading up to an incidence of school violence. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DARKEST CORNERS by Kara Thomas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 19, 2016

"An unsettling story of loss, lies, and violence lurking in the shadows of a small town. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
Haunted by a decade-old murder, Tessa faces ghosts from the past that threaten her future. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NO GOOD DEED by Kara Connolly
Released: July 18, 2017

"Off target. (Historical fantasy. 12-16)"
A modern-day white teen travels through time and becomes Robin Hood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIJAPUR by Kara Dalkey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

"After a dreadful start, all grinding gears and clumsy recaps, Dalkey drops back into an intriguing and tantalizing groove: Fans of the previous volume won't be disappointed."
Continuing the trilogy begun with Goa (1996), Dalkey's agreeably low-key fantasy set in late-16th-century India. Read full book review >