Search Results: "Clay McLeod Chapman"


BOOK REVIEW

THE TRIBE: HOMEROOM HEADHUNTERS by Clay McLeod Chapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 7, 2013

"An engaging, over-the-top tale with much to say about how schools treat individuals and outsiders. (Fiction. 10-14)"
In the opener of the Tribe trilogy, Spencer Pendleton welcomes the chance to start anew at Greenfield Middle School. Read full book review >

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REST AREA by Clay McLeod Chapman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Chapman's pieces often read strongly and will charm many, but clearly the treat would be to hear the author do his monologues and give each character his, her, or its shading and vocal edges. If this comes out as an audiobook, grab it."
Debut sheaf of short stories by a 24-year-old playwright and monologist who has an off-Broadway play opening in March. Read full book review >

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MISS CORPUS by Clay McLeod Chapman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Too pompous to be disgusting, this remains just a bore."
A morbid and lugubrious tale by playwright Chapman (Rest Area, 2002). Read full book review >

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SUPERHERO ABC by Bob McLeod
ABC BOOKS
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"This frothy mix of laughs, giggles and expertly drawn, melodramatically posed Good Guys zeroes in on its target audience with superhuman accuracy and action. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Veteran comic-book artist McLeod presents an alphabetical gallery of newly minted superheroes—from Astro-Man, who is "Always Alert for An Alien Attack" to the Zinger, Zanily Zigzagging through the Zero Zone. Read full book review >

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EARN IT! by Cinders McLeod
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"The joy in hard work, above and beyond the gratification, feels absent in Bunnyland, which is a serious downer. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Everyone, bunnies included, must learn to make money the old-fashioned way. By earning it. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 3, 2007

"A scattered mix of instruction and self-reflection on a wide range of topics."
An eclectic guide to health and fitness for the older set. Read full book review >

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GODHEAD by Greg McLeod
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 15, 2015

"A novel combination of worlds and characters in an ambitious, cutting story that's occasionally overcomplicated."
From author McLeod (The King of Dreams, 2014), an epic fantasy novel spanning Earth and mythical lands. Read full book review >

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THE LONELY SHADOW by Clay Rice
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"This friendship tale may inspire some craft projects as well as appreciation. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A songwriter/silhouette artist combines his skills to tell a sweet story of companionship. Read full book review >

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MAMA, LET'S MAKE A MOON by Clay Rice
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"For those who appreciate a touch of nostalgia and old-fashioned family values. (Picture book. 4­-7)"
A mountain family spends a day together in imaginative play. Read full book review >

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HEAVEN IS A BETTER PLACE by Fiona McLeod
Released: Jan. 30, 2012

"An inspirational tale that travels the road back from hardship and abuse."
McLeod's memoir recounts decades of abuse at the hands of her father and husband before she discovered God and turned her life around. Read full book review >