Search Results: "Clifton Hood"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Of some interest to urban historians, but slow-going for general readers. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
As crammed with facts and figures as a rush-hour express is with passengers, this history of the New York subway system stalls time and again. Read full book review >

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HOOD by Luke Timmerman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 10, 2016

"A fine tribute to a forerunner of today's personalized medicine and wellness monitoring; Hood deserves to be a household name."
A debut biography examines a biologist whose DNA sequencing work paved the way for the Human Genome Project. Read full book review >

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HOOD by Emma Donoghue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1996

"Her unsparing record of a difficult, intense, vital affair, and her meditations on the nature of desire, are exact and profoundly moving."
This second novel by Donoghue (Stir-fry, 1994) offers an elegiac reconstruction of a long love affair and a fascinating portrait of lesbian society in modern Ireland. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"A pleasant trifle. (Fiction. 9-13)"
The legendary archer inspires a worthy daughter in a lightweight fantasy. Read full book review >

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ROBIN HOOD by David Calcutt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Sure to attract new followers for a perennially popular hero. (research and bibliography) (Folklore. 9-13)"
Robbing the rich and punishing the privileged, Robin Hood and his band return in a series of nine episodes gracefully retold and beautifully designed to appeal to modern readers. Read full book review >

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NINJA RED RIDING HOOD by Corey Rosen Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2014

"As silly a trip to grandma's house as there ever was. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Schwartz and Santat deliver a powerful karate chop of a picture book to fracture the familiar "Little Red Riding Hood" story. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2013

"Well-crafted and fun to read, this is an empowered 'Red Riding Hood' not to miss. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
A retelling of the familiar fairy tale, Nosy Crow's newest app has the appearance of a graphic novel and offers a fresh new twist in the storyline. Read full book review >

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THE DIGITAL HOOD by P.J. Rondinone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 13, 1998

"Depending on which voice is going to emerge in later work, either a harbinger of good things to come or a portent of less."
A first collection by an English/journalism professor (CUNY), himself an ex-gang member raised in the South Bronx, looks at teenagers in the present-day —hood. Read full book review >

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RED RIDING HOOD by James Marshall
Kirkus Star
adapted and illustrated by James Marshall
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Sept. 30, 1987

"Bravo!"
A thoroughly modern, thoroughly charming retelling of the old favorite. Read full book review >

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ROBINSON'S HOOD by Jeff Gottesfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Misses the mark almost completely. (Fiction. 10-14)"
The first in a planned series is slight in length as well as in concept. Read full book review >

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SO, SO HOOD by L.  Divine
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2011

"Though a few elements seem hastily put together (the same one-liner about the incriminating photo appears twice, for instance), this is a solid installment in Jayd's saga. (discussion guide) (Fiction. 12-16)"
In the 14th volume of Divine's wildly popular Drama High series, newly initiated voodoo priestess Jayd Jackson begins her senior year. Read full book review >