Search Results: "David Bouchard"


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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AWAY RUNNING by David Wright
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2016

"Timely, nuanced, and highly respectful of readers' intelligence. (author's note) (Fiction. 14 & up)"
North American teens join an impoverished Paris suburb's American football team. Read full book review >

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THAT’S HOCKEY by David Bouchard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"He really gets into the spirit of the lark; the contestants are gamesome, open-mouthed, and good-natured, for in Bouchard's story there are no winners or losers, just a bunch of kids who play on and on until the dinner bell calls. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Bouchard trumps our expectations in this winsome tale of how they play hockey in the Far North. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOKUM IS MY TEACHER by David Bouchard
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"The CD is an inspired addition and may be enough to redeem this otherwise marginal purchase. (Picture book. 8-10)"
A fully credentialed author and illustrator present a poetic First People text in English and Cree. Read full book review >

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IF YOU'RE NOT FROM THE PRAIRIE... by David Bouchard
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1995

"In part they reiterate the plain, forthright tone of the book, but make the prairie a place most people will recognize. (Picture book. 6-10)"
A fiercely protective, evocative view of the ties between person and place. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVID BOWIE by Paul Trynka
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 18, 2011

"Bowie nerds will love it, and music nerds will admire it; regular nerds and most others will think it's about 150 pages too long."
Everything you always wanted to know about the Thin White Duke. Everything. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVID COPPERFIELD by Charles Dickens
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Marks's storytelling skills are further demonstrated by the different sizes of the pictures, their distribution, and layout—on the whole, they evocatively conjure this hearty tale, and will send readers off to the original. (Picture book. 8-12)"
A more or less self-contained excerpt from the novel, in a creative abridgement done by Dickens for one of his public readings (Anthea Bell's afterword provides notes about these performances and the texts Dickens prepared for them). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SONG WITHIN MY HEART by David Bouchard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"A stunning picture book that celebrates life, family relations, and determination to preserve traditions and heritage. (artist's note) (Picture book. 5-11)"
A heartfelt intergenerational story about knowing and preserving heritage and love between elders and young ones. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

QU’APPELLE by David Bouchard
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Few offerings of poetry from the Native American community are available, making the inclusion of this accessible narrative poem a thoughtful selection for most libraries. (Poetry. 10+)"
Bouchard (That's Hockey, below, etc.) uses his childhood recollections to preserve an old legend in written form. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVID BOWIE by Dylan Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"A dishy but overstuffed and overly praiseful portrait."
A sweeping, gossipy biography of the chameleonic pop star in the form of an oral history, with input from dozens of collaborators, lovers, and admirers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Psyaint David by Wayne  Lanter
Released: May 22, 2016

"An unusual and artistically ambitious—but convoluted—account of a New York City gripped by fear."
A thriller chronicles a metropolis' descent into moral chaos. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVID ROBINSON by Glen Macnow
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"This guy's no sorry role model. (Biography. 9-15)"
A well-paced sport-celebrity profile of David Robinson, superstar center for basketball's San Antonio Spurs. Read full book review >