Search Results: "Dean Kuipers"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 23, 2009

"A provocative and careful testament to the ever-changing definition of activism."
Los Angeles Times editor Kuipers (Burning Rainbow Farm, 2006, etc.) delivers a searing narrative on the fringe animal-activist movement. Read full book review >

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RAY GUN by Dean Kuipers
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1997

"The anthology offers a stunning gallery of cutting-edge design, but its highly experimental mix of images and text is likely to make it of interest only to designers and the already initiated."
This anthology drawn from the pages of Ray Gun, one of the most visually idiosyncratic and original music magazines now being published, demonstrates just how consistently inventive and challenging the design of the magazine is but doesn't make the ``new niche cool'' publication any easier to understand. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2006

"An excellent look at the marijuana subculture, deluded or not, aspiring to the Middle-American mainstream."
The story behind the FBI raid on a Michigan farm that could have become the next Waco or Ruby Ridge—except that 9/11 intervened. Read full book review >

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LOST FOR WORDS by Alice Kuipers
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2010

"More than just a story of one girl, this is a look at a family trying to rebuild after their lives have been literally blown apart. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Unable to deal with the tragedy that killed her sister, Emily, Sophie retreats into herself, refusing to talk about her grief. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Sometimes minimalism is art, but here less is less."
As the title implies, Kuiper's first novel is composed entirely of notes a mother and daughter leave for each other on the refrigerator door. Read full book review >

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VIOLET AND VICTOR WRITE THE MOST FABULOUS FAIRY TALE by Alice Kuipers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 19, 2016

"A jam-packed view of the creative process of two imaginative siblings. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Twins Violet and Victor are back for another bout of collaborative (and sometimes competitive) writing. Read full book review >

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OLD MACDONALD HAD A FARM by James Dean
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 18, 2014

"'Old MacDonald' for narcoleptics. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The heavy-lidded cat with a cult following dons overalls for a trip to the farm. Read full book review >

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PETE THE CAT: PLAY BALL! by James Dean
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"No home run here. (Early reader. 3-5)"
Ultracool Pete the Cat turns his attention to baseball. Read full book review >

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VIOLET AND VICTOR WRITE THE BEST-EVER BOOKWORM BOOK by Alice Kuipers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"Clever fare for aspiring bookworms (especially siblings). (Picture book. 4-7)"
Twins collaborate in writing an original story about a "book-eating monster." Read full book review >

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PETE THE CAT AND THE NEW GUY by James Dean
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Lackluster text, muddy message, poor character development: not cool. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Pete the Cat tries to find an inclusive activity for the "new guy" in town. Read full book review >

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FORGET ME NOT by Carolee Dean
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"This blend of fantasy and potent reality succeeds. (Fiction. 13-18)"
A novel in verse tells the intertwined stories of teen classmates Ally and Elijah as they deal with the pressures of high school and the consequences of deadly decisions. Read full book review >