Search Results: "Dave Kindred"


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KINDRED by Tammar Stein
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"Despite uneven pacing and loose plotting, this intriguing exploration of divine intervention and cast of complex characters add up to a compelling read. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
For the Abbott-Levy siblings, good versus evil is a family affair. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 8, 2006

"Nicely written insider's compendium on the men, their times and TV's impact on sports."
Award-winning sports journalist Kindred (Glove Stories, 2002, etc.) captures the spirit of an era in intersecting biographies of two truly irrepressible personalities. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"A love story of rare quality: intelligent, wise, and, above all, generous in spirit and understanding."
In a perfectly pitched and insightful account, physician David Gurewitsch's widow lovingly recalls her husband's abiding friendship with Eleanor Roosevelt. Read full book review >

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FEARLESS DAVE by Bob Wilson
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Children trained to expect action on every page may find the episode a bit wordy and slow-going, but there's certainly food for thought here, as well as an amiable, silly story. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Younger readers who prefer their tales of knightly valor straight up should eschew this droll, double-stranded import. Read full book review >

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KINDRED SOULS by Patricia MacLachlan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"It's rare to find a children's book that deals so well with death as part of life, offering kids an effective approach to coping with sadness that incorporates humor, love and joy. (Fiction. 8-11)"
This spare first-person account of a boy coping with his grandfather's death beautifully portrays something rare and surprisingly valuable: the opportunity to grieve for a loved one even while he is still alive. Read full book review >

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CAVEBOY DAVE by Aaron Reynolds
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"A lively series opener. (Graphic fantasy. 7-12)"
In a time when brawn is prized, a scrawny caveboy must use his brains to pass an initiation and hunt a fierce beast. Read full book review >

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KINDRED SPIRITS by Sarah Strohmeyer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2011

"A hackneyed concept which gains little in this tepid treatment."
Three women carry out the last wishes of their friend, discovering secrets, shedding inhibitions and inventing new martinis along the way. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A troubling, important assessment of Yeats's life and work."
A cogent—and densely scholarly—political study by Dublin historian and librarian Mc Cormack that delves uneasily into Yeats's flirtation with fascism and eugenics. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 29, 1993

"B&w photos; chapter notes; bibliography; index. (Biography. 10- 14)"
Andronik's able, occasionally repetitious life of Montgomery will satisfy fans of Anne Shirley and her other sturdy protagonists from scenic eastern Canadian. Read full book review >

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CRAZY DAVE by Basil Johnston
Released: April 1, 2001

"Not a happy ending, but nonetheless a lively and appealing memoir."
The author looks back on the history of his family, members of an Ojibway tribe driven out of Wisconsin in the 1850s to settle on an Ontario reserve. Read full book review >

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LAZY DAVE by Jarvis
by Jarvis, illustrated by Jarvis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"A delightfully drawn and amusing take on what the pet does when the owner is away. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Dave appears to be one lazy dog, but what his unsuspecting owner doesn't know is that this sleepwalking canine might just save the day. Read full book review >

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THE KINDRED OF DARKNESS by Barbara Hambly
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2014

"Although Hambly's fans may enjoy returning to her carefully constructed and lavishly detailed world, the uninitiated may be less enthralled."
On the eve of World War I, a couple fights to rescue their daughter from a vampire's clutches. Read full book review >