Search Results: "Dorothy Donahue"


BOOK REVIEW

MAYBE YES, MAYBE NO, MAYBE MAYBE by Susan Patron
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1993

"Pleasantly understated b&w art. (Fiction. 7-10)"
The author of two delightful picture books brings her witty, believable dialogue and awareness of children's preoccupations to a chapter book. Read full book review >

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NO FINISH LINE by Jeff Donahue
Released: Nov. 4, 2008

"Far-fetched but intriguing, holding the reader's attention down to the wire."
Champion triathletes get trapped in a death race in this grueling thriller. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2012

"An intimate look at a woman's yearlong search for her place in the world while maintaining a marijuana grow room."
The life of a medical marijuana grower. Read full book review >

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TILL TOMORROW by John Donahue
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 21, 2001

"As Claude puts it, friends say a demain—until tomorrow—and that is how these boys will spend their time together. (Fiction. 8-12)"
It's the summer of 1961, and the tensions in divided Berlin are leading to fears of World War III. Read full book review >

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JUNKET IS NICE by Dorothy Kunhardt
Released: Sept. 7, 1933

"May get a good break and go over well."
A nonsense picture book with a guessing element in it and the repetition children love. Read full book review >

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NOW OPEN THE BOX by Dorothy Kunhardt
Released: Sept. 20, 1934

"But it is fun—and it has amusing pictures—and everyone will adore the little bitty dog."
A follow-up on Junket is Nice has a difficult standard to achieve, and one must confess that Now Open the Box doesn't quite make the grade. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 18, 1997

"Only in the context of recent political rhetoric emanating from both parties could such a solid and balanced work be potentially controversial."
Rather than reflexively praising state government and reviling federal government, Donahue, of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, actually considers their relative merits. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 26, 1969

"Persevere if you will."
This sequel to The Game of Kings, Queen's Play, and The Disorderly Knights continues the 16th century cloak and daguerrotype this time against the opulently ornamental background of the Ottoman Empire. Read full book review >