Search Results: "Christopher Lincoln"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Kids who haven't read the first book in the series will certainly find themselves out to sea with this tepid sequel. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
A sadly weak follow-up to an engaging first novel. Read full book review >

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BILLY BONES by Christopher Lincoln
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Not a particularly new or original piece of work, but one that's sure to amuse those kids with a love of the mildly macabre. (Horror. 8-12)"
Newly orphaned Millicent Hues has a natural curiosity that suits her new home, High Manners Manor. Read full book review >

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BIG NATE ON A ROLL by Lincoln Peirce
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"Plenty of Nate's homemade comix and panels from his life pepper the story; fans will cheer at the announcement of the fourth volume at the end. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 7-11)"
Sixth grader Nate Wright needs a new skateboard…but more than that he needs to beat perfect Artur at SOMETHING. Read full book review >

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LITTLE ELEPHANT’S TRUNK by Hazel Lincoln
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"An especially great resource for diverse classrooms that include special-needs children. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A delightful tale about animal adaptations, being comfortable in the skin you're in and learning how your body works. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Maps; notes; Gettysburg Address. (Fiction. 10+)"
Before dying of a wound, Pa extracts from Johnny a promise not to become involved in the Civil War and to care for the farm and family. Read full book review >

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DEEP STORM by Lincoln Child
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 16, 2007

"Mildly chilling techno-thriller."
Deep drilling in the North Atlantic brings discovery of considerably greater interest than the usual crude oil. Read full book review >

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UTOPIA by Lincoln Child
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 24, 2002

"There are worse ways to kill a few hours than with Utopia, but, oh, what it could have done with a batch of hungry velociraptors."
A book that was much better when it had dinosaurs in it. Read full book review >

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THE PIRATE'S HANDBOOK by Margarette Lincoln
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Wright's book contains a bit more of information and a bibliography, but Lincoln's is so attractive that it's a natural for book talks and browsing. (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
Snippets of all things related to pirates fill this intriguing volume, subtitled, ``How to Become a Rogue of the High Seas.'' Lincoln (Amazing Boats, 1992) draws heavily from the collection of the National Maritime Museum of London for historical information and artwork. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Well-written, humorous, and instructive: a useful resource for China-watchers and travelers. (17 b&w drawings, not seen, by Kaye's Taiwanese wife, Hsu Mei-lang)"
A literate journey into some remote corners of Asia in a puzzling time. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 24, 1993

"A convincing portrait in microcosm of the transformation of a once-sleepy profession into a giant, though troubled, global industry."
Illuminating, extraordinarily candid history of the mega-law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom—one of a handful of firms that, within the last 20 years, have fundamentally changed the American law business. Read full book review >

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GAME ON! by Lincoln Peirce
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 16, 2013

"Fans and collectors will want 'em all. Big Nate continues to rock. (Comics collection. 6-12)"
Big Nate Wright has got game! At least he thinks he does. Read full book review >