Search Results: "Ernie Colón"


BOOK REVIEW

ERNIE by Ernest Borgnine
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Tepid and corny. Whatever happened to Fatso Judson?"
Hollywood heavy is really a teddy bear—a very dull teddy bear. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT AMERICAN DOCUMENTS by Ruth Ashby
NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2014

"The cartoon approach helps refresh history and make it come alive. A good primer for students and a refresher course for their parents."
An illustrated history of the early United States, narrated by Uncle Sam. Read full book review >

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CHE by Sid Jacobson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"A lively, well-drawn rendering of Guevara's eventful life—not out of place in a fashionista's handbag, but worthy of a more serious audience as well."
Revolutionary icon Ernesto "Che" Guevara becomes a graphic hero in Jacobson and Colón's latest (After 9/11: America's War on Terror, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE 9/11 REPORT by Sid Jacobson
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"All told, a thoughtful—and by no means dumbed-down—approach to events still very current."
A comic book, utterly serious, documenting the attacks of September 11. Read full book review >

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ABBREVIATING ERNIE by Peter Lefcourt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Broad humor, very easy targets, and a virtually brain-dead heroine make for mediocre social satire, but Lefcourt is good for a cheap laugh now and then."
Movie/TV writer and novelist Lefcourt (Di and I, 1994, etc.) hits new lows with this sporadically comic tale of a cross-dressing Schenectady, New York, urologist who dies with his pantyhose down. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1997

"Tobin's account is a balanced tribute to the quintessential war correspondent: In his ability to make war come alive and at the same time show its human side, Pyle was never to be bettered by any of the generation of war correspondents that followed."
From Detroit News reporter Tobin, the definitive biography of this country's great WW II war correspondent. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 11, 2012

"A vital, essential addition to the shelf of great books about New Orleans."
A vital, loving chronicle of the colorful life and frequently hard times of the New Orleans R&B singer and self-styled "Emperor of the Universe." Read full book review >

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THE GHOST OF ERNIE P. by Betty Ren Wright
Released: Oct. 15, 1990

Though he remembers Ernie as a minor bully and a major pest (Ernie died in a fall from a slide while he was teasing younger kids), Jeff tries to be tactful when everyone assumes that he's mourning his best friend. Read full book review >

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ERNIE DANCES TO THE DIDGERIDOO by Alison Lester
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"As a story, it's a great list. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lester's lively, evocative artwork far outstrips her clunky narrative in this introduction to Australia's northern outback state of Arnhem Land. Read full book review >

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EAGLE-EYE ERNIE GOES TO TOWN by Susan Pearson
Released: Oct. 30, 1990

One of four books initiating a series featuring a spirited heroine, Ernie, who uses observation and innovation to solve problems. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DRAW! by Raúl Colón
Kirkus Star
by Raúl Colón, illustrated by Raúl Colón
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Young artists, reach for your sketchbooks. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A wordless picture book celebrates the power of art and imagination. Read full book review >