Search Results: "Dane Huckelbridge"


BOOK REVIEW

BOURBON by Dane Huckelbridge
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2014

"A snappy history of the popular spirit's rise and continued ascent."
A mirthful, erudite appreciation of bourbon and its striking history. Read full book review >

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GOING UNDER by Lauren Dane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A thought-provoking, creative paranormal scenario coupled with a sexy, intelligent love story make this book an absorbing success."
When Molly Ryan is "outed" as a witch and ousted from the PR firm she built from the ground up, she takes her skills to the powerful Clan Owen, where it's Gage Garrity's job to keep her safe; but as anti-Other sentiment rises and violence escalates, Molly and Gage realize the stakes are getting higher—and passion is growing. Read full book review >

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INDIGO AWAKENING by Jordan Dane
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Exciting if not particularly filling. (Paranormal thriller. 12 & up)"
Ultrapsychic children with intense blue auras—hence the label "Indigo"—find themselves under attack from a group of fanatics. Read full book review >

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STRIKE! by Larry Dane Brimner
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 6, 2014

"With an appealing design and many black-and-white photographs, this paints a vivid, detailed picture of an important labor movement and its controversial yet inspiring leader. (author's note, further reading, websites, places to visit, source notes, index) (Nonfiction. 12-16)"
A skillful, compelling account of the complicated history of César Chávez and the farm workers movement, set in the context of the social and political tensions of the times. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A clean, graphically interesting design abets a well-researched, engaging narrative that contributes a more nuanced view of the period than is often seen. (author's note, further reading, source notes, index) (Nonfiction. 12 & up)

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A fascinating look at one of the most crucial places and periods in the civil rights movement through two polar opposites. Read full book review >

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KILLING MISS KITTY AND OTHER SINS by Marion Dane Bauer
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 21, 2007

Five distinctly adult stories explore coming of age in 1950s Illinois. Read full book review >

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RUNT by Marion Dane Bauer
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 21, 2002

"She also includes a bibliography that will lead readers to accurate information about wolves as well as fictional works that succeed far better than this one. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Runt is the name given to the smallest and last-born pup in the litter by King, his father. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: April 20, 1992

"The book speaks directly to young writers, but many adults (teachers, librarians, reviewers, editors, would-be writers) will also find this sensible dissection of the storytelling process invaluable. (Nonfiction. 11+)"
An award-winning novelist (On My Honor, 1987 Newbery Honor) and experienced writing teacher cogently discusses her craft. Read full book review >

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A QUESTION OF TRUST by Marion Dane Bauer
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1994

"With rare insight, Bauer delineates the web of deceptions ensnaring this family in transition, setting them well on the way to unraveling it. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Once again, Bauer constructs a close-knit story explicating subtle ethical issues through a young person trying to work out his troubles in good faith, if sometimes wrongheadedly. Read full book review >

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FACE TO FACE by Marion Dane Bauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 23, 1991

In another gripping novel about a boy forced to confront his values, the author of On My Honor (Newbery Honor, 1987) examines the role of guns in the imagination of a troubled youth. Read full book review >

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A TASTE OF SMOKE by Marion Dane Bauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 1993

"Well crafted and entertaining. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Caitlin, 13, treasures the intimacy of an annual camp-out alone with her sister. Read full book review >

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TWELVE DAYS IN MAY by Larry Dane Brimner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"Richly illustrated with period photographs and strikingly designed, this is a clear, accessible depiction of a major story in the civil rights movement. (Nonfiction. 10-18)"
Even after some Jim Crow laws were declared unconstitutional, many states continued to refuse to adhere to the changes. Sibert Honor-winning author Brimner (Black and White, 2011) explores the first "Freedom Ride" in May 1961, as seven black and six white activists ranging in age from 18 to 61 set out to bring attention to this resistance. Read full book review >