Search Results: "Drew Frist"


BOOK REVIEW

THE JUNGLE BOOK by Rudyard Kipling
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 26, 2011

"The story is divided into seven chapters, suitable for short dips or to read all in one rainy afternoon. (iPad storybook app. 4-10)"
Set to Buchanan's lush, luminous illustrations, this adaptation of the adventures of Mowgli introduces the classic to a new generation. Read full book review >

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THE CREEPY CASE FILES OF MARGO MALOO by Drew Weing
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A tough, ambitious, and courageous heroine is always welcome, and Margo and Charles are an odd couple kids will enjoy rooting for. (Graphic fantasy. 8-12)"
In the grand tradition of childhood adventures executed free from adult interference, this graphic novel takes readers on escapades involving two young monster hunters and the ghosts, goblins, and other wicked beasties lurking in the underbelly of their city. Read full book review >

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NOPE by Drew Sheneman
by Drew Sheneman, illustrated by Drew Sheneman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"Full of humor and action, with easily recognizable emotions. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A nearly wordless graphic picture book illustrates the angst of a fledgling whose parent is determined to see it take its first flight. Read full book review >

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IT'S NOT EASY BEING NUMBER THREE by Drew Dernavich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"An acclaimed cartoonist in the adult world has created a solid hit for children. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When Number Three feels bored with being a number, he seeks other uses for his highly distinguishable shape. Read full book review >

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MISSION MOON by Drew Brockington
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2017

"With its appealing blend of cuteness, substance, and humor, this should have readers over the moon. (Graphic science fiction. 6-10)"
A group of adorable astronaut cats must venture to the moon to remediate the Earth's energy crisis. Read full book review >

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CROSSING THE EXPENDABLE LANDSCAPE by Bettina Drew
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"A solid, well-argued, and sometimes radical plea for a better-built environment."
Social criticism meets travelogue in an uncomplimentary tour of the American metropolis. Read full book review >

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SHADOW MAN by Alan Drew
Released: May 23, 2017

"An unusually deft blending of styles, Drew's engrossing novel works equally well as psychological study and cop thriller, literary novel and genre piece."
Ben Wade, a former LAPD detective now working homicide in the southern Orange County town of Rancho Santa Elena, is forced to confront his own dark past in investigating a series of killings. Read full book review >

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DAUGHTER OF PROVIDENCE by Julie Drew
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"First novelist Drew draws a careful portrait of both social and family problems."
A period novel—set in 1934—that examines dark secrets in a fading Rhode Island family. Read full book review >

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BITTERSWEET by Drew Lamm
FICTION
Released: Nov. 17, 2003

"Serious issues, such as attempted date rape and the death of an elderly family member, are unrealistically depicted in this nonetheless realistic portrayal of an individual's struggle to come to terms with herself. (Fiction. YA)"
In a typical first-person teen narrative, an artistic type discovers that the world doesn't revolve around her. Read full book review >