Search Results: "Danny Shanahan"


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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 26, 2005

"Includes a seven-sentence author's note, a simple, 14-point timeline of Parks's life and a black-and-white photo of Parks. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-9)"
This telling of one of the most consequential episodes in U.S. civil-rights history is aimed at the youngest of readers, but it suffers from its clunky, House-That-Jack-Built-patterned narrative. 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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Released: March 27, 1989

Here, Sugerman (coauthor with Jerry Hopkins of No One Here Gets Out Alive, 1980) reconstructs his glamorous and desperate life—shadowed, inspired, and nearly doomed by his friendship with rock-star Jim Morrisen, leader of the Doors. Read full book review >

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THE MONSTERS OF GRAMERCY PARK by Danny Leigh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 5, 2005

"A powerful, gloom-shadowed morality tale."
A frustrated novelist looks to the real world for inspiration and gets more reality than she bargained for. Read full book review >

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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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BORN IN RAINDROPS by Danny Callahan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 5, 2016

"The many snappy, animated lines bolster this discordant, wandering collection."
More than 300 pages, Callahan's debut poetry collection is chock-full of well-known and obscure figures from pop culture, mythology, and history. Read full book review >

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TUCKER by Danny Sit
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2011

"Tucker's charming personality and the quality of the photographic illustrations help this to stand out from the pack. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A strong narrative voice, charming photographs and an utterly appealing little dog protagonist coalesce to create a winning story about a Jack Russell terrier named Tucker. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 28, 2007

"Writing with impressive attention to details, Shanahan uncovers life's small everyday details to encourage readers to look again and appreciate. (Fiction. YA)"
For 14-year-old Gemma Stone, just the idea of public speaking makes her queasy. Read full book review >

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BOOGIE-WOOGIE by Danny Moynihan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2001

"Moynihan knows the right names to drop, from Basquiat to Anna Sui to Da Silvano; now all he needs to do is learn how to write a novel."
British art dealer Moynihan's fiction debut aspires to satire but achieves only a caricature of the New York art scene. Read full book review >

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JOIN ME! by Danny Wallace
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2004

"An odd tale, reflecting the motivations of contemporary group-think, but otherwise skippable."
Idiosyncratic memoir of a London journalist's experiences forming a "karma army." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 16, 1992

"Essential reading for followers of Middle Eastern politics."
A thoughtful analysis of the changing Palestinian concept of identity, rendered with remarkable clarity and balance by Israeli journalist Rubinstein. Read full book review >