Search Results: "Cori McCarthy"


BOOK REVIEW

BREAKING SKY by Cori McCarthy
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 10, 2015

"Smart, exciting, confident—and quite possibly the next Big Thing. (Dystopian thriller. 12-16)"
Teen pilots fight for the cause in a dystopian future. Read full book review >

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THE COLOR OF RAIN by Cori McCarthy
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 14, 2013

"Those ready to gloss over the stereotypical characters, the presentation of an all-white, exclusively hetero future and the unfortunate subtextual implications will enjoy an elegantly written and emotionally cathartic page-turner. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
A science-fiction thriller delivers on suspense but turns squeamish over its edgy premise. Read full book review >

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YOU WERE HERE by Cori McCarthy
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2016

"This ambitious storytelling experiment has decidedly uneven results. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 14-18) "
Five years after her big brother's death, Jaycee tries to understand who he was—and who she's become—by visiting the urban ruins he loved to explore. Read full book review >

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LITTLE BUNNY FOO FOO by Cori Doerrfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 19, 2012

"Never have expectations been more thoroughly set up, and then gleefully confounded. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Ever a guilty pleasure anyway, the popular but violent preschool hand rhyme takes a gothic turn in this startling iteration. Read full book review >

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PENNY LOVES PINK by Cori Doerrfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"To open up a girl's sense of possibility, get Not All Princesses Dress in Pink, by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple and illustrated by Sophie Lanquetin (2010). (Picture book. 3-6)"
Penny proclaims her love for all things pink through most of this cotton-candy-sweet tale. Read full book review >

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MAGGIE AND WENDEL by Cori Doerrfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 2016

"A playful addition to the siblings-at-play shelf. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Two anthropomorphized elephants play pretend in three minichapters. Read full book review >

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A PERFECT VIEW by Cori Doerrfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"A misstep in the series but not so egregious as to completely alienate fans. (Graphic fantasy. 7-11)"
On a camping trip, Cici finds her stubbornness and magic at odds in this third series outing. Read full book review >

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FINGERS FOR LUNCH by Brandt Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"A silly and entertaining interactive read. (Board book. 1-3)"
A monster helps itself to readers' fingers. Read full book review >

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BARNYARD BABY by Elise Broach
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"This well-executed, toddler-friendly board book is a great introduction to fall and a perfect choice for one-on-one or small group sharing. (Board book. 1-3)"
Broach's eager toddler is back (Seashore Baby, 2010; Snowflake Baby, 2011) to explore another season—this time, fall on the farm. Read full book review >

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WELCOME TO YOUR WORLD, BABY by Brooke Shields
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

Celeb-cum-mom-cum-children's author Shields offers up to shelves glutted with new-sibling celebrations a relentlessly cheery big sister's promises of happy times together. Read full book review >