Search Results: "Dinah Bucholz"


BOOK REVIEW

THE UNOFFICIAL NARNIA COOKBOOK by Dinah Bucholz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"If one wants to make Porridge and Cream like Shasta had or pack up some cold sliced chicken such as Prince Caspian carried, one can find that. Reading about it might be more fun. (sources, index [not seen]) (Cookbook. 10 & up)"
Bucholz, author of The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook (2010), creates or re-creates Beautiful Breakfasts; Snacks, Teas, and Meals on the Run; Lunch and Dinner Menus; and Fabulous Feasts in four chapters. Read full book review >

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DINAH! by Kae Nishimura
ANIMALS
Released: April 19, 2004

"Broad-stroked watercolor illustrations comically depict the very roly-poly, orange-striped cat, keeping Dinah's adventure humorous rather than scary for young readers. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Dinah is a tiny cat when she comes to live with her family, that is, until each one secretly feeds her tidbits and she becomes a very big cat, bigger than any other cat—except Dinah doesn't know she's a cat! Read full book review >

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DINAH FOREVER by Claudia Mills
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 1995

"Her story is sensitively told and a pleasure to read. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Dinah goes cosmic. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 26, 1990

In the current mode, Shore's "American" kitchen draws on a world of sources. Read full book review >

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DINAH FOR PRESIDENT by Claudia Mills
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 29, 1992

"This sequel stands alone, but will have readers requesting Mills's earlier books. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The ebullient Dinah (Dynamite Dinah, 1990) wants to make as big a mark at JFK Middle School as she did in her old school; she plunges wholeheartedly into running for office, determined to become the first girl to be class president. Read full book review >

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LETTERS TO DINAH by Steve Boggs
Released: Aug. 29, 2011

"A sincere, original tribute to the art of letter writing, small-town living and friendship."
A successful anesthesiologist commits to writing a letter every day to his best and longest friend after learning that she had been recovering from brain surgery. Read full book review >

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SUNDAY WEEK by Dinah Johnson
Released: March 1, 1999

"The spirituality in these pages is caring and inclusive, so no one is a stranger here; Geter's pastels are studied and a little self-conscious, but as warm as the biscuits served at Sunday dinner. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Johnson (All Around Town, 1998) sketches out the activities for the six days leading up to Sunday. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Text and photographs work a special magic to make the past feel new. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-10)"
A moving album, combining a quiet, questioning text with sepia-toned photographs that self-taught Richard Samuel Roberts took during the 1920s and '30s, in the African-American community of Columbia, South Carolina. Read full book review >

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THE OBJECT PARADE by Dinah Lenney
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: April 15, 2014

"An eclectic treasury of the cherished and the evocative."
A pensive perusal of the objects that can define and shape a life. Read full book review >

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THE TEA PLANTER'S WIFE by Dinah Jefferies
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A melodrama of the waning British Empire."
A young English wife becomes the mistress of a tea plantation in Ceylon and is quickly confronted with upheavals—racial, social, and domestic—in Jefferies' U.S. debut. Read full book review >

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LEFT IN THE CARE OF by Dinah Küng
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 1997

"Only the mystery itself, with its rushed explanations and its unsatisfying villain, is less than convincing."
It's Christmas Week 1996 in Hong Kong, but Claire Raymond's biggest worries have nothing to do with the impending reversion to Chinese rule. Read full book review >