Search Results: "Elin Kelsey"


BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Kelsey's infectious eagerness and her eye for the kid-friendly detail may have what it takes to convert the most confirmed science-phobes. (glossary, Web sites, index) (Nonfiction. 8-14)"
Despite its rather sensational title, this offering presents many species that are neither strange nor new, but are rather hitherto undiscovered by science. Read full book review >

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WILD IDEAS by Elin Kelsey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Profound and entirely wonderful. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 5-12)"
Finding solutions to sticky problems can be a mind-expanding adventure. Read full book review >

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WATCHING GIANTS by Elin Kelsey
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"An appealing, agitating foray into the world of whales that ignites both protective instincts and a hungry curiosity to know more."
Environmental consultant Kelsey (Environment and Sustainability/Royal Roads Univ.; Canadian Dinosaurs, 2003, etc.) drifts between meditations and hard research in her wide-ranging work on various aspects of the lives of whales. Read full book review >

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FINDING OUT ABOUT DINOSAURS by Elin Kelsey
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2000

"An intriguing additional purchase, which will appeal to dinosaur enthusiasts. (index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Recent dinosaur discoveries, speculations, and continuing questions are explored in this title in the Science Explorers series from Owl Magazine, intended for older dinosaur buffs. Read full book review >

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FINDING OUT ABOUT WHALES by Elin Kelsey
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"This is, however, a snappy, interesting approach to current science; give it to children as a good first peek, then send true whale enthusiasts on to other sources for more background information on the various species. (index) (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
paper 1-895688-80-9 In the Science Explorers series, a glossy browsing book that poses questions about seven species of whales. Read full book review >

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YOU ARE STARDUST by Elin Kelsey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2012

"A remarkable achievement. (Picture book. 5-12)"
We are made of earth and water and air and stardust, and we are more related to animals and plants than we ever imagined. Read full book review >

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YOU ARE STARDUST by Elin Kelsey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"The perfect combination of art and science to get kids engaged with nature. (iPad informational app. 5-12)"
This eloquent introduction to some very large concepts is science written like poetry. Read full book review >

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PIPPA MORGAN'S DIARY by Annie Kelsey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"Likable characters in humorous situations make for a promising series opener. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Poor Pippa! Her desire to fill the hole left by her best friend's move is so great that she tells a whopper to make a new friend. Her self-reflective, humorous journal tells all. Read full book review >

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WHERE SILENCE GATHERS by Kelsey Sutton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 8, 2014

"The only emotion that will sit with readers this time around is Disappointment. (Paranormal romance. 14-17)"
In the follow-up companion to her daring debut (Some Quiet Place, 2013), Sutton offers readers the same formula: Teenage girl falls in love with a personified emotion she can see but never touch. Read full book review >

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SOME QUIET PLACE by Kelsey Sutton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 8, 2013

"Chills and goose bumps of the very best kind accompany this haunting, memorable achievement. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Haunting, chilling and achingly romantic, Sutton's debut novel for teens will keep readers up until the wee hours, unable to tear themselves away from this strange and beautifully crafted story. Read full book review >

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THE LONELY ONES by Kelsey Sutton
Released: April 26, 2016

"There is no excess here. There are no distractions. Fain's story is simply a brilliantly crafted coming-of-age novel that will appeal to the hearts and minds of all readers who have ever felt alone. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Still reeling from the effects of the recession that has thrown her family into financial turmoil and the loss of her best friend, who moved away, high school student Fain Frederick seeks solace in the only place she can find it: her own imagination. Read full book review >

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REMARKABLE AMERICANS by Kerck Kelsey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"A study bursting at the seams with admiration for its subjects."
A pull-ye-up-by-the-bootstraps biography of one of the most famous families in 19th-century America that nobody has ever heard of, by a sympathetic descendant. Read full book review >