Search Results: "Elizabeth Cody Kimmel"


BOOK REVIEW

LEGEND OF THE GHOST DOG by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Seekers of ghostly shivers should probably look elsewhere. (Adventure. 9-12)"
Ghost dog, stray or wolf? What lurks down the trail to Dorothy Creek? Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2010

"Readers will cheer for Moxie as she charts her path toward self-acceptance. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Thirteen-year-old Moxie is fully cognizant of the burdens attendant upon being named after two presidents and an obscure soft drink. Read full book review >

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SECRET OF THE MOUNTAIN DOG by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"A solid adventure threaded through with spiritual undercurrents. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Is there a demon hiding in a Catskills monastery? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A TASTE OF FREEDOM by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A gentle introduction to Gandhi's remarkable work. (map, resource list). (Picture book. 4-9)"
An old man recalls the extraordinary time when, as a young boy, he joined an older brother in following Mahatma Gandhi on his long march to gather salt from the sea. Read full book review >

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MY PENGUIN OSBERT IN LOVE by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 13, 2009

"Kimmel and Lewis employ the same combination of understated text against sweetly ironic watercolor-and-pastel illustrations, but even though this story goes all the way to Antarctica and back, it hasn't the emotional or humorous legs of its predecessor—a shame. (Picture book. 6-9)"
The child-and-penguin duo introduced in the fresh and funny My Penguin Osbert (2004) returns for a pallid new adventure. Read full book review >

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BOY ON THE LION THRONE by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 2009

"Final art (not seen) will include photographs with captions. (index) (Biography. 8-12)"
In 1937, Tibet had been without a Dalai Lama for four years. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2008

"A satisfying start to a new series, this will especially appeal to tweens who like their paranormal with a touch of humor and some daily life. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Kat is used to her mom's being a medium, but when Kat herself begins seeing the dead, it's the last thing she wants. Read full book review >

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IN THE STONE CIRCLE by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1998

"The problems: A ghost, daughter of a 13th-century rebel, is uncommonly able and rational (with a good command of modern English), and the various plot lines are so weakly joined that they're all but independent. (Fiction. 11-13)"
Ghosts and a history lesson bring out an American teenager's long-suppressed grief in this engaging, but overstuffed, debut. Read full book review >

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LILY B. ON THE BRINK OF PARIS by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"Très bien. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Bonjour, faithful readers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LILY B. ON THE BRINK OF COOL by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"A delightful heroine, sweeter than predecessors Georgia Nicholson and Adrian Mole—and hilarious. (Fiction. 9-14)"
Pay attention, future biographers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TOP JOB by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2007

"Fizzy, fascinating and eminently kid-friendly. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Emma's father searches for UFOs; Elizabeth's mother's a jeweler; Aidan's mother's a NASCAR driver—but this story's unnamed protagonist's father changes light bulbs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GLAMSTERS by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 7, 2008

"For sophisticated readers with enough emotional distance, it's a hoot and a half. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Harriet Hamster and her sister Patricia have gone unadopted for far too long. Read full book review >