Search Results: "Dean Fleischer-Camp"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"Visually clever and verbally unusual. (Picture book. 5 & up)"
Philosophical univalve Marcel returns in this sequel to Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (2011).Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"The sky's the limit for this winning, winsome, wee mollusk. (Picture book. 5 & up)"
A perky anthropomorphic shell named Marcel introduces readers to his highly original universe in this quirky spin-off from the 2010 Stop Motion animated short film of the same name. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"Salutary portraits in radicalism. (Collective biography. 11-14)"
A gallery of historical troublemakers starting with Hannibal and ending with Martin Luther King, Jr. Read full book review >

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WHY? by Lindsay Camp
Released: June 1, 1999

"Lily's questioning saves the day, but it's no joke; the urge to understand, for her and children like her, is a survival instinct. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In a spirited book, Camp grabs the notion of a child's endless inquisitiveness and takes it for a quick spin. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 2012

"A workmanlike, nuts-and-bolt account of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan."
A specific, technical study of the U.S. military's special operations against al-Qaeda in Afghanistan in the weeks after 9/11. Read full book review >

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BOOK REVIEW

COOKIEBOT! by Katie Van Camp
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2011

"Inventive, animated and irresistible. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Harry and Horsie return to battle a giant, cookie-eating robot in this winning tale that will satisfy sweet tooth and thrill-seeker alike. Read full book review >

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VOTES OF CONFIDENCE by Jeff Fleischer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 3, 2016

"Fleischer's primer tenders a wealth of insight in a generous and welcoming manner. (resources) (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
Neither the American electoral nor political process is simple. And if you think so, you've likely got it wrong. Read full book review >

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IS GOAT BEEF? by Jeffery M. Camp
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 2, 2017

"An enlightening, entertaining, and surprisingly moving hybrid of anecdotal military memoir and cookbook."
A decorated, retired Army veteran shares stories and recipes. Read full book review >

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THE BIGGEST BED IN THE WORLD by Lindsay Camp
Released: Feb. 29, 2000

"This good-hearted tribute strikes many familiar notes, as do the spray of feet and arms akimbo depicted by Langley. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Overcrowding in the parental sack gets humorous treatment, if an unlikely ending, in this quest for a good night's sleep. Read full book review >

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JUST TELL ME WHEN TO CRY by Richard Fleischer
NON-FICTION
Released: July 15, 1993

"Top-flight tales from a director modest about his works and days."
Merry Memoirs by Hollywood director Fleischer, helmsman of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, The Boston Strangler, Fantastic Voyage, Doctor Doolittle, Mandingo, Compulsion, and 43 other films. Read full book review >