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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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 >

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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD by The Brothers Grimm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"A beautiful new rendering. (Picture book/fairy tale. 3-6)"
A gorgeously illustrated version of the classic tale, this time with a brown-skinned protagonist. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Broad horizons, pale skies, and golden flowers combine with perky line drawings; the final pleasing touch is the muffin recipe. (Picture book/folklore. 5-10)"
Ernst (Squirrel Park, 1993, etc.) delivers again in this wacky midwestern take on a familiar tale. Read full book review >

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RED RIDING HOOD by Christopher Coady
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1992

In his first book, an English artist stays close to Perrault in a spare, graceful retelling with full-bleed double-spread paintings that—like Montresor's art (1991)—emphasize the story's link to the world of dream. Read full book review >

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BROTHER HOOD by Janet McDonald
FICTION
Released: Sept. 13, 2004

"This lacks the depth of romance and lyrical writing that was evidenced in Walter Dean Myers's Beast (2003), but has an authenticity and immediacy that will appeal as well as being a great title for discussion. (Fiction. YA)"
Nate's dual life allows him to be comfortable at Fletcher, his exclusive, private boarding school, and on his home territory in Harlem. Read full book review >