Search Results: "Emily Card"


BOOK REVIEW

EMILY by Michael Bedard
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"An evocative glimpse of a formal society that will seem quite foreign to most children today, and of a mysterious, oddly independent woman who fascinated her own contemporaries as much as she does ours. (Picture book. 5+)"
A Canadian novelist (Redwork, 1990) pays tribute to Amherst's great poet. Read full book review >

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DARK CARD by Rebecca Foust
Released: Nov. 30, 2008

"Scrupulous, compelling poetry."
A tremendously moving, carefully considered poetic account of the author's efforts to open the mind of a differently abled child-her own. Read full book review >

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THE CARD by D-L Nelson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2005

"Halting and clunky; this is a story that stops rather than ends."
A recycled Christmas card, which the protagonists annually update, tracks the trajectory of their friendship. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2005

"Possibly a first of its kind and a worthy leader. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Antonio has discovered the problem of words: As much as he loves spelling new words and reading with his mother and her life-partner Leslie, some of the children in his school use words cruelly when Leslie comes to meet him after school. Read full book review >

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RED CARD by Richard Hoyt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1994

"Rowayton versus the devil's striker''—this isn't any more exciting than the World Cup games Edson disrupts."
Here's a terrorist with a sense of propriety: Before launching attacks against players in soccer's World Cup, he sends yellow penalty cards—warnings of serious fouls meriting ejection—to the German and American teams. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOVING EMILY by Anne Pfeffer
Released: Nov. 17, 2011

"This lively, fresh young-adult romance is Say Anything for a new generation."
Pfeffer pens a tale of star-crossed romance in her debut coming-of-age novel. Read full book review >

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EMILY, ALONE by Stewart O'Nan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 21, 2011

"Rueful and autumnal, but very moving."
Another quietly poignant character study from O'Nan (Songs for the Missing, 2008, etc.), this one tracing the daily routines and pensive inner life of an elderly widow. Read full book review >

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EMILY L. by Marguerite Duras
Released: May 15, 1989

Duras (The Lover; The War, etc.) here offers a wise, graceful book, at once modern in its self-consciousness and classic in its clarity. Read full book review >

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SEEING EMILY by Joyce Lee Wong
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Sensitive and finely crafted. (Fiction. 14+)"
In this coming-of-age montage, a Chinese-American teen discovers her world is "richer with the music of two languages, the rhythm of two cultures." Read full book review >

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THE BASEBALL CARD KID by Adam Osterweil
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Time Warp Trio lite. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
The slapstick time-travel antics continue in this sequel to The Comic Book Kid (2001). Read full book review >

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THE LIBRARY CARD by Jerry Spinelli
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

"Spinelli is a shrewd storyteller, balancing lighter moments with provocative ones to meaningful effect. (Fiction. 8-14)"
Spinelli (The Bathwater Gang Gets Down to Business, 1992, etc.) has spun four disparate stories linked through the inanimate object that appears in each—a library card. Read full book review >