Search Results: "David A. White"


BOOK REVIEW

DAVID by Mary Hoffman
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Nonfiction masquerading as a novel and failing as either sort of narrative. (character list, historical note, glossary) (Historical fiction. 13 & up)"
The author of the Stravaganaza series reveals the muse behind Michelangelo's David. Read full book review >

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A PICTURE BOOK OF DWIGHT DAVID EISENHOWER by David A. Adler
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 30, 2002

"Still, as an accompaniment to an introduction to the events of WWII and the 1950s, it will be useful. (Picture book/biography. 7-9)"
The zeal to extend interest in the "Greatest Generation" to young children brings the 34th US president to picture book readers. Read full book review >

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A WHITE ROMANCE by Virginia Hamilton
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1987

"Hamilton demonstrates that a popular YA novel can also be a serious literary work of beauty, complexity and depth."
A much-honored author succeeds brilliantly at a new task—telling it like it is at an inner-city magnet school, where black Talley's best friend is white Didi Adair, in love with a drug addict. Read full book review >

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BODY BONES by Shelley Rotner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"A fascinating introduction to bones. (glossary, index) (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
Lots of facts about bones fill this introductory look at the skeletal-system specifics of humans and several animals, though it is the photos overlaid with bones that readers will be most likely to remember. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A LITTLE WHITE DEATH by John Lawton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Lawton's shaggy plot reflects all the turmoil and moral ambiguity of the times, and he writes like a house afire."
Turmoil and a scandalous trial rock the British Foreign Office, evoking both the Cambridge spies and the notorious Christine Keeler. Read full book review >

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A WHITE BUTTERFLY by Laurie Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Simple, evocative text and exquisite illustrations make this one to savor. (Board book. 1-4)"
An interactive celebration of butterflies and beauty. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A COLD WHITE SUN by Vicki Delany
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"Though Molly flirts with danger, Delany (More than Sorrow, 2012, etc.) sticks to her usual formula, though this time, the simultaneous motivation yet randomness of the killer's actions are hard to swallow."
An unexpected murder in a small town has the cops turning over every stone for a plausible suspect and motive. Read full book review >

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A CORNER OF WHITE by Jaclyn Moriarty
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 1, 2013

"Quirky, charming, funny, sad: another winner from this always-surprising author. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Another one of a kind from the inimitable Moriarty, this time, a barely epistolary fantasy series opener unlike anything else out there. Read full book review >

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A WHITE WIND BLEW by James Markert
Released: March 1, 2013

"Markert's weakness for murderous melodrama trivializes a dark time in medical history."
A tuberculosis epidemic, as seen through the eyes of a sanatorium doctor driven by his love of God and music. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A WHITE TRAIL by Diana Cohen Krantz
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A charming story of family life and romance that puts a unique twist on a midlife crisis."
From debut novelist Krantz comes an adult coming-of-age story about a woman trying to become the person she wants to be. Read full book review >