Search Results: "Chris Beatrice"


BOOK REVIEW

BEATRICE WEBB by Carole Seymour-Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 2, 1992

"Seymour-Jones provides in this lucid and objective life."
It seemed unlikely that Beatrice Webb (nÇe Potter: 1858-1943)- -the eighth of nine daughters in a wealthy Victorian family—would develop into a political scientist and marry homely, impoverished Sidney Webb, with whom she founded the London School of Economics and The New Statesman. Read full book review >

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BEATRICE MORE MOVES IN by Alison Hughes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A silly but nonetheless amusing tale. (Fiction. 6-8)"
Beatrice, whose family has just moved, is rather obsessed with cleanliness and organization. Read full book review >

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CLEVER BEATRICE by Margaret Willey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

A clever girl's brains triumph over a giant's brawn in this folktale from the northern US. Read full book review >

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The Body of Chris by Chris Cole
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A colorful, faith-based memoir of recovery."
In his debut memoir, Cole recounts his struggles with eating disorders, substance abuse, and mental illness. Read full book review >

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THE CHRIS FARLEY SHOW by Tom Farley Jr.
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2008

"Essential for Farley and SNL fans, and a sterling example of oral biography—well-structured, consistently engaging and simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking."
Family, friends and colleagues remember the late Saturday Night Live star. Read full book review >

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COLLIDING WITH CHRIS by Dan Harder
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"A small dog that appears on the copyright page joyfully keeps pace with Chris to the satisfying conclusion in this small but funny episode. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Harder's first book is aimed at bicyclists, including those still soldiering on with training wheels. Read full book review >

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MONOGRAPH BY CHRIS WARE by Chris Ware
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"This collection has a last-word feel to it, offering a delightful summation of a fruitful and very busy last few decades. Fans, of course, will want much more, but this makes a great start."
The noted artist, collector, and visionary offers a personal anthology/memoir, complete with junior high photos and memories of the cul-de-sacs of Omaha. Read full book review >

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Beatrice and the Basilisk by Bruce McCandless III
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 23, 2012

"This brief but powerful dragon story soars."
In McCandless' (The Krottkey Chronicles, 2013) novella, a young Texas girl of today must fight a terrifying dragon.Read full book review >

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BEATRICE AND VIRGIL by Yann Martel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2010

"As Henry asks Henry, 'Symbolic of what?'"
Whimsy takes a deadly serious turn in a novel that will enchant some readers and exasperate others. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 19, 2007

"Entertaining-but unnecessarily puzzling-this may appeal to fans who like their mysteries unsullied by elements of fantasy. (Fiction. 10-12)"
This fun, if slightly incoherent, British girl-detective escapade offers eccentric characters, snooping, danger and cookery for the middle-school crowd. Read full book review >

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A CLEVER BEATRICE CHRISTMAS by Margaret Willey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2006

"The old-fashioned cadences of the story and the muted, folk-art style of the illustrations complement each other perfectly in another winning entry in this clever and original series. (Picture book. 4-8)"
That quick-witted girl with the flyaway golden hair returns for her third original tale set a century ago in a northwoods logging community. Read full book review >