Search Results: "Dan Goodgame"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 31, 1992

"As one unfortunate consequence, what evidently was meant to be a hard-hitting exposÇ comes off as a halfhearted hatchet job."
A damned-with-faint-praise report on George Bush from Time magazine's White House correspondents. Read full book review >

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DAN CHAON
by Stephanie Buschardt

When bestselling author Dan Chaon heard about a conspiracy at his sister’s university linking a string of drowning deaths to a serial killer, he scribbled it down in his notebook and let it simmer—for 10 years. “I kept trying to figure out a way to go back to it,” says Chaon. “And then eventually that image of [a] kid ...


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BILLY AND GOAT AT THE STATE FAIR by Dan Yaccarino
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2015

"Billy's experience may encourage young children who share his attitude toward new adventures to screw their courage to the sticking place. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A shy lad and his horned, adventurous best buddy take in the state fair. The lights! The rides! The corn dogs! Read full book review >

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PILOT & HUXLEY by Dan McGuiness
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"While the ick factor is high, the actual plot is pretty thin; still, Captain Underpants fans will probably enjoy this mucous-drenched romp. (Graphic fiction. 9-12)"
A zany, gross-out graphic novel that reads like a madcap, G-rated South Park episode. Read full book review >

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SO BIG! by Dan Yaccarino
ANIMALS
Released: March 31, 2001

"One of the better offerings in the glutted novelty market. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Exuberant as ever, Yaccarino is the perfect illustrator to turn this favorite toddler/parent game into a book—"How big is a baby giraffe?"—open out the gate fold—"SOOO BIG!" Read full book review >

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DAN YACCARINO’S MOTHER GOOSE by Dan Yaccarino
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 28, 2004

"Mother Goose reinterpreted lives on. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Yaccarino casts 34 traditional Mother Goose nursery rhymes into an unconventional urban setting. Read full book review >

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ZOOM! ZOOM! ZOOM! I'M OFF TO THE MOON by Dan Yaccarino
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

With infectious excitement, a young child bounds through his door, into a rocket and off to the moon. Read full book review >

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SOVIETREK by Dan Buettner
NONFICTION
Released: July 11, 1994

"Pronunciation guide; glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
A cyclist who holds the Guinness world record for a trek from Alaska to Argentina describes another adventurous jaunt, the longest link of a round-the-world trip across Eurasia and the US. Read full book review >

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ARE WE THERE YET? by Dan Santat
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"A multilayered, modern-day parable reminding readers there's no greater gift than the present. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A car trip to visit Grandma on her birthday feels like "an eternity." What happens when you just get too bored? Read full book review >

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NARA AND THE ISLAND by Dan Ungureanu
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"Superficially sweet, with sophisticated undercurrents that young readers won't grasp. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A young girl explores a nearby island and discovers a surprise. Read full book review >

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I AM A STORY by Dan Yaccarino
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"All in all, this is a good introduction to stories, books, and reading. (Informational picture book. 4-7)"
From a campfire lit by early humans to a campfire lit by a contemporary vacationing family, gathering together to share words and tales has always been in our DNA. Read full book review >

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AFTER THE FALL (HOW HUMPTY DUMPTY GOT BACK UP AGAIN) by Dan Santat
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"A validating and breathtaking next chapter of a Mother Goose favorite. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Humpty Dumpty, classically portrayed as an egg, recounts what happened after he fell off the wall in Santat's latest. Read full book review >