Search Results: "Christine Joy Pratt"


BOOK REVIEW

SEA QUEENS by Jane Yolen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

"Young pirate princesses (and princes) will be dazzled. (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
Piracy wasn't pretty, but sometimes it was sanctioned. Read full book review >

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THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF RANGERGIRL by Tim Pratt
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 6, 2005

"Moderately amusing, but fast wears out its welcome."
Overlong comic fantasia set in alt-lifestyle wonderland Santa Cruz, soon to be threatened by primordial evil from the next dimension. Read full book review >

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JULIET'S GRAVE by Lee Pratt
MYSTERY THRILLER

"A convoluted thriller with some intriguing stylistic touches."
A young woman is drawn into a deadly conspiracy and an unexpected romance in Pratt's (The Yachtjacking, 2011) spy thriller. Read full book review >

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REMIX by Non Pratt
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 5, 2016

"Entertaining, witty, and often funny—but also oddly old-fashioned. (Fiction. 14-18)"
English best friends Kaz and Ruby, in post-breakup recovery mode (from Tom and Stu, respectively), head to Remix, a three-day music festival, to reboot. Read full book review >

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WALLAÇONIA by David Pratt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 25, 2017

"An intelligent, sensitive take on a coming-out story, with locales and characters that rise above the familiar."
A Cape Cod, Massachusetts, teenager deals with his tortured uncertainty about his sexual orientation in this YA novel. Read full book review >

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ALBERT, THE DOG WHO LIKED TO RIDE IN TAXIS by Cynthia Zarin
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Albert may ride the same streets as the Barraccas' Taxi Dog, but by the close it's plain that his traveling's only just begun. (Picture book. 7-9)"
In this urbane New York City tale, a small dog's horizons expand when an impulsive hop into a taxi opens up a world of tempting new prospects. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TICKET HOME by James Michael Pratt
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Heartfelt but without the emotional punch of Pratt's previous work."
Once again celebrating the Greatest Generation, Pratt (The Lighthouse Keeper, p. 12, etc.) charts another love story, this time about twin brothers who worship the same woman. Read full book review >

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BELLING THE TIGER by Mary Stolz
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Bob, Ozzie, and the cat are renamed; the otherwise unaltered text is quite a bit longer than usual for its new format, but today's readers will be as delighted by it as their grandparents were. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Decked out in handsome new illustrations, this 1962 Newbery Honor-winner (originally illustrated by Beni Montresor) features twin mice who discover that they aren't as powerless as they thought. Read full book review >

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NO, NO, JACK! by Ron Hirsch
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

"A playful tale to share with little ones. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A mischievous pooch engages his family in a game of seek and find. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE FOREST AT MIDNIGHT by Rita Pratt Smith
Released: May 5, 1989

Pratt makes her debut with this gentle novel—the story of an English girl's coming-of-age in postcolonial India. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 3, 2013

"A well-written, intelligent, exciting choice for readers looking to get hooked on a new fantasy series."
Smart, sensitive, socially awkward and trapped in the suburbs, Helen Connor finds purpose and excitement by fighting dragons in a mythical land. Read full book review >