Search Results: "Deloris Jordan"


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CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2010

"An unsatisfactory execution for what was a lovely idea with an ideal author-and-artist pairing. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A baby is born and he will "always be loved with a love that knows no bounds." Read full book review >

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DID I TELL YOU I LOVE YOU TODAY? by Deloris Jordan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"In the manner of Guess How Much I Love You and other gentle evocations of parental and familial love, this is a tender read-aloud that might become an often-repeated bedtime ritual for the very young. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A mother tells her child all the ways she demonstrates her love as they experience the events of daily living. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Not likely to be a life-changing inspiration to any, save diehard Michael Jordan fans. (Picture book/biography. 4-7)"
Michael Jordan's mother returns for another story about her famous son's childhood. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Put this next to the shoes, ball, and Bulls jersey under the tree. (Picture Book. 6-9)"
Mother and sister combine to tell of a sweet-natured family reminiscence based on the childhood of America's most famous athlete: the one and only Michael Jordan. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL’S GOLDEN RULES by Deloris Jordan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 23, 2007

"Someone, somewhere, needs to think about some golden rules of writing for children. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Michael Jordan's mother and sister return with another story about his childhood, this one more didactic than Salt in His Shoes (2003). Read full book review >

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ONE MAN DIED ON BASE by Deloris Forbes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Strictly for die-hard baseball fans feeling bereft in the long winter before spring training."
Zachary Amidon, aging centerfielder for the Centertown Comanches, is having trouble keeping his mind on the baseball game. Read full book review >

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BAD BOY by Dream Jordan
Released: March 1, 2012

"An engaging follow-up with a worthy message. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Tough and determined foster kid Kate, whose winning and often funny narrative voice made Hot Girl (2008) come alive, returns for a slightly flatter sequel. Read full book review >

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HIDDEN by Sophie Jordan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Entertaining enough. (Paranormal suspense. 12 & up)"
This conclusion to the Firelight trilogy continues the conflict between a dragon-girl and those who hunt her kind. Read full book review >

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THE GOATNAPPERS by Rosa Jordan
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2007

"The goatnappers' amusing antics and Justin's challenging choices make this a good read for middle-graders. (Fiction. 8-12)"
In this sequel to Lost Goat Lane (2004), the endearing Martin family returns with the focus on 14-year-old Justin. Read full book review >