Search Results: "Debbie Wooldridge"


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"Revisits basic business advice; intrapreneurs should look elsewhere for more specific guidance."
For innovative millennials who don't want to become entrepreneurs, Wooldridge offers this guide to intrapreneurship. Read full book review >

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B.B. WOLF by Debbie Fong
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2012

"A low-key, appealingly unpretentious twist on a familiar folk tale. (iPad storybook app. 5-7)"
A revised "Little Red Riding Hood," with unusually simple and effective illustrations and interactive features. Read full book review >

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TROUBLE AT TRIDENT ACADEMY by Debbie Dadey
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 18, 2012

"The underwater setting adds some dimension to straightforward friendship stories. (class reports written by each character, song lyrics, author's note, glossary) (Fantasy. 6-9)"
Prolific Dadey's (Keyholders: The Wrong Side of Magic, 2010, etc.) latest series follows young mermaids through turbulent friendships. Read full book review >

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SCARLET MOON by Debbie Viguié
FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2004

"Teen girls will swoon. (Fiction. YA)"
A lively re-imagining of Red Riding Hood for romantic older girls. Read full book review >

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WHISTLER’S HOLLOW by Debbie Dadey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"Readers should have no problem identifying with her most universal desire, which is to be connected to people she can love and be loved by in return. (Fiction. 9-12)"
After the death of her mother, an emotionally shell-shocked girl is packed off by her icy aunt to live with relatives she's never met: a nurturing older couple who raised her missing and presumed dead father. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1999

"If even a smidgen of the truth of Rogers's goodness comes through, Dadey's and Goto's efforts have not been in vain. (Picture book. 5-8)"
PLB 0-8027-8682-0 Will Rogers's legend may have faded a bit over time, so Dadey toils to bring him back into the young public's eye, mixing—just as she did in Shooting Star (1997)—real episodes with wildly preposterous events to amplify his persona. Read full book review >

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KING OF THE KOOTIES by Debbie Dadey
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"As a story that takes a look at one approach to the age-old problem of bullies, it works well, straining credibility but never becoming didactic. (b&w illustrations) (Fiction. 7-10)"
A look at the often-cruel realm of fourth grade. Read full book review >

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THE CHILDREN WHO SLEEP BY THE RIVER by Debbie Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 20, 1992

"Despite a subtext of concern for contemporary realities, mercifully clothed in graceful and evocative prose: a vivid portrait of rural life in Africa."
A quietly eloquent tale of the clash between past and present in rural Zimbabwe—from a British author who's made three documentary films about women in Africa. Read full book review >

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A LITTLE GIRL CALLED SQUEAKS by Debbie Maddigan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 12, 2011

"A journey from squalor to wholeness, occasionally tiring but ultimately uplifting."
Life coach and inspirational speaker Maddigan tells Laura Gilbert's story—an unlikely triumph over abuse, addiction and despair. Read full book review >

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SWEET TOMORROWS by Debbie Macomber
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Macomber fans will leave the Rose Harbor Inn with warm memories of healing, hope, and enduring love."
While Mark Taylor is missing in the Middle East, innkeeper Jo Marie Rose takes on a new boarder and a new romance. Read full book review >

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HERRING GIRL by Debbie Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"A great book for historical fiction readers, if they can wade through the present day to get there."
Past lives meet modern psychology in this surprising novel that brings the history of English fishing to life. Read full book review >