Search Results: "Denver Moore"


BOOK REVIEW

EVERYBODY CAN HELP SOMEBODY by Ron Hall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"For a more reflective illustration of kindness begetting kindness, consider Jacqueline Woodson's Each Kindness, illustrated by E.B. Lewis (2012). (Picture book. 4-7)"
Patronizing storytelling glosses over a tale of Christian kindness. Read full book review >

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The Indenture by F. Denver McGarey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"A well-crafted testament to the powers of resilience and redemption."
A boy born into one of New York's wealthiest families confronts the challenges of poverty and his relative's own moral failings in McGarey's expansive debut novel set in the 1970s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TAKE ME HOME by John Denver
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 1994

"This may resonate with Denver's still-sizable following but few others. (Author tour)"
A hazily rendered autobiography of the popular 1970s folk singer. Read full book review >

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DAMN FEW by Rorke  Denver
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"'What can't these SEALs do?' To hear Denver tell it, when it comes to special operations, hardly anything at all. Good reading for military buffs."
A 14-year veteran of more than 200 combat missions reflects on a career training and leading the Navy's elite warriors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OH, LITTLE JACK by Inga Moore
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1992

"These soft, warm drawings are precious, in the best sense. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A simple, predictable story about a little rabbit who's too small to help his parents or join the play of his older siblings; fortunately, the tricycle Granpa has fixed for him is just the right size, as is Granpa's lap when they share a book later that evening. Read full book review >

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A BIG DAY FOR LITTLE JACK by Inga Moore
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Only someone with a heart of stone wouldn't love the winsome Rabbit family and this charming, undidactic approach to fears of the unknown. (Fiction/Picture book. 3+)"
When the youngest of the Rabbit clan (Oh, Little Jack, 1992, etc.) is invited to his first party, the rest of the family helps him get ready. Read full book review >

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VODNÍK by Bryce Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A shy boy blossoms in this surprisingly witty debut. (author's note, further reading) (Fantasy. 11-16)"
An American teen encounters monsters both fantastical and human in the land of his birth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAUGHT IN THE ACT by Peter Moore
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2005

"Physical danger lurks beneath the layers of psychological suspense in a satisfyingly logical, killer conclusion. (Fiction. YA)"
Newcomer Lydia knows how to get power and how to use it, as Ethan explains in this narrative detailing his gradual submission to her. Read full book review >

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BLIND SIGHTED by Peter Moore
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Unexpectedly engaging. (Fiction. YA)"
Smaller than most seventh graders, not cool, not interested and not achieving, Kirk is a junior who writes poetry during class and heads for the library to work at shelving books after school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANGELS ON THE ROOF by Martha Moore
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"A strong story, whose outwardly fragile protagonists possess reserves of steel to carry them through to the end. (Fiction. 12+)"
From Shelby's point of view, her mother Zoe is impossible: She's uprooted them so many times Shelby has lost count, and develops temporary obsessions, like decorating the living room with pages from a Georgia O'Keeffe calendar. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NATIVE ARTISTS OF NORTH AMERICA by Reavis Moore
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 1993

"An eclectic approach that may well stimulate other young fingers and feet. (Nonfiction. 8-14)"
First in the ``Rainbow Warrior Artists'' series, which will depict artists around the world: glimpses into the lives and cultures of five members of tribes in the US and Mexico verify their modern, unabashed attitudes toward their various native arts. Read full book review >