Search Results: "Danny Danziger"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 25, 2007

"A delectable pleasure for Met devotees."
An entertaining peek behind the curtains—and the security cameras, and the interpretive signage, and the archival cases and winding basements—of Manhattan's famed house of culture. Read full book review >

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DANNY by Yann Le Bec
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Pleasing art hampered by occasionally overblown storytelling and an ungainly plot twist. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A lesson in heeding the biased advice of strangers takes an unexpected turn. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 1999

"Like a box of chocolates, it's appetizing fun without much nutritional value. (13 b&w illustrations) (Radio satellite tour)"
An amusing, though lightweight, examination of English life in the year 1000. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2004

"A reader-friendly glance at a turning point in history."
"No vill or man shall be forced to build bridges at river banks, except those who ought to do so by custom and law." Read full book review >

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FINDING DANNY by Linzi Glass
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"An additional subplot follows both Bree's budding romance with a classmate, Ashton, who shares parent problems, and her friendship issues with two girlfriends, but even the inclusion of these typical tween issues fails to elevate the novel beyond average. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Only child Bree, 12 years old, feels all but abandoned by her career-driven parents: Her father is a writer who travels a great deal, and her mother is a broadcast journalist hoping to move up to an anchor position. Read full book review >

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DANNY AIN'T by Joe Cottonwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Cottonwood makes his points in both obvious and subtle ways and buoys his story with an idiosyncratic, good-natured cast; with Danny's voracious, vividly described hunger (almost a running gag); and with a soccer game in which the winner is not the team with the highest score. (Fiction. 11-13)"
When Danny's Pop goes back to the VA hospital with recurrent post-traumatic stress disorder, Danny discovers he's not quite as capable of caring for himself as he'd thought. Read full book review >

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"A quick, enjoyable novel about a teen fugitive scraping by in Arizona."
Clark tells the story of a resourceful runaway in this debut YA novel. Read full book review >

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MAKE ROOM FOR DANNY by Danny Thomas
Released: Jan. 10, 1990

Stand-up storyteller Thomas tells his own story, which is highly sweetened and seldom tart. Read full book review >

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DANNY DIAMONDBACK by Barry E. Jackson
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"The plot's less memorable than the art, but readers raised on Over the Hedge and like fare will be in familiar territory. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A lonely young rattlesnake's search for friends comes to an end when he joins a band, and later rescues a prairie dog town from coyotes in this slickly illustrated debut. Read full book review >

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Chasing Danny by K. R. Schulteis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 14, 2013

"Genuinely compassionate and likely to resonate among families and young adults with loved ones in the service."
A fraternal bond is stressed beyond the breaking point in this heartfelt, if initially slow-moving, coming-home story. Read full book review >

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DANNY AND THE KINGS by Susan Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 29, 1993

"Something different, and very nice, for the Christmas collection. (Picture book. 5-9)"
From the renowned author of The Dark is Rising series, a Christmas tale in which the Three Kings, in the guise of truck drivers, bring a Christmas tree to a poor family: a gentle story of fraternal affection and childlike faith, with the miraculous ending diminished not an iota by the trailer park and truckstop setting. Read full book review >

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DANNY BLACKGOAT, NAVAJO PRISONER by Tim Tingle
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"Not an angry indictment, despite plenty of explicit brutality and prejudice, but a positive tribute to the fortitude of Danny and his Navajo community. (afterword) (Historical fiction. 10-13)"
The 1863 forced displacement of thousands of Navajo known as the Long Walk serves as milieu for this tale of a teenage survivor. Read full book review >