Search Results: "Dolores Kozielski"


BOOK REVIEW

DOLORES by Bruce Brooks
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2002

"Still, Brooks wows the reader with his finely honed craft, piercing dry wit, and clever turn of phrase. (Fiction. 10+)"
In this meticulously written short-story collection, Brooks chronicles the life of a singular young girl as she travels the rocky road from seven to sixteen. Read full book review >

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ON HALLOWEEN NIGHT by Ferida Wolff
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"A basically gentle book; the authors and illustrator aim for an eerie atmosphere and stay away from gut-in-the-throat scarification. (Fiction. 4+)"
Young readers will enjoy this extended counting story that chronicles the witches, cats, owls, goats, snakes, bears, wolves, toads, crows, hares, bats, bugs, and ghosts that appear on Halloween night. Read full book review >

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DOLORES CLAIBORNE by Stephen King
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 7, 1992

"5 million first printing); but Dolores is a brilliantly realized character, and her struggles will hook readers inexorably."
As Jessie Burlingame lies handcuffed to her bed in Gerald's Game (p. 487), she recalls how, on the clay 30 years ago that her dad molested her, she had a vision of a woman—a murderer?—at a well King explains that vision here: Dolores Claiborne is the woman, and her story of how she killed her husband, and the consequences, proves a seductively suspenseful, if quieter, complement to Jessie's shriek-lest of a tale. Read full book review >

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DOLORES HUERTA by Sarah Warren
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"A welcome title for children and educators alike. (Picture book/biography. 6-10)"
Warren's debut provides a much-needed biography of a heroine in the struggle for migrant farmworkers' rights. Read full book review >

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DOLORES MEETS HER MATCH by Barbara Samuels
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 16, 2007

"There's no pussyfooting here, just fun (and hopefully more tales to come). (Picture book. 5-8)"
In a return engagement, Dolores and her amazing and talented-at-napping cat, Duncan, may indeed have met their match. Read full book review >

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY, DOLORES by Barbara Samuels
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 4, 2006

"Faye's dresser and the many comic expressions on Dolores's cat Duncan's face. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Samuels's imp Dolores returns, this time with a problem on her hands, or rather with her hands: She can't keep her mitts off her older sister Faye's things. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 10, 2007

"Essential for Cuba watchers."
A searching story of Cuba's revolutionary generation, now almost gone. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1999

"The message is no secret, but getting there is a barrel of fun, thanks to snap-happy acrylic and collage art with its three mouse gallivants and their gleefully expressive faces. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An auspicious debut for illustrator Walrod, whose hilarious characterizations of three mice friends enliven Howe's jocular plot that pokes fun at boys-only and girls-only clubs. Read full book review >

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ANNIE, BEA, AND CHI CHI DOLORES by Donna Maurer
ABC BOOKS
Released: March 1, 1993

"A winner. (Picture book. 4-8)"
From the driver's ``all aboard'' as three ``buddies'' (bear, dog, and hippo) climb on the bus to the balky ``zip'' at the end, a day in what might be the hilariously rambunctious school featured in Cazet's ``Never Spit on Your Shoes'' (1990). Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Though Horace and Morris are largely placeholders here, fans will welcome the triumphant return of this adventure-loving threesome. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Moustro Provolone welcomes Horace and Morris into his new chorus, but Dolores, the sparkplug of the trio introduced in Horace and Morris, But Mostly Dolores (1999) doesn't make the cut—perhaps because she belts out "notes no one had ever heard before." Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: July 7, 2009

"Proactive readers with similar troubles may find her strategy successful. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Having always enjoyed "Roquefort and Beaufort and Blarney and blue. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2005

"Readers will want to follow Andy all the way through school. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Andy Shane doesn't want to be at school. Read full book review >