Search Results: "Ethen Beavers"


BOOK REVIEW

BEAVERS by Gail Gibbons
by Gail Gibbons, illustrated by Gail Gibbons
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A great source for learning more about beavers and an incentive to get out in nature and see their handiwork. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Gibbons adds to her extensive nonfiction shelf with this informational guide to beavers. Read full book review >

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BEAVERS by Deborah Hodge
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Beaver signs, such as tracks, tree stumps, or scent mounds, will aid young observers in the wild; a glossary of terms completes this thorough examination. (map, index) (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-10)"
This entry in the Wildlife series features concise, clearly organized facts corraled into brief, dual-page chapters about North America's largest rodent, the beaver. Read full book review >

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M IS FOR MAMA'S BOY by Michael Buckley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Beaver's illustrations and Chad W. Beckerman's art direction make for a terrific package for reluctant readers or book lovers out for thrills, gadgets and larfs. (Adventure. 8-12)"
Turncoat former member of National Espionage Rescue & Defense Society (aka NERDS) Read full book review >

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BEDTIME FOR BATMAN by Michael Dahl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"This should send Dark Knight fans flying to the Batcave—or the bedroom. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Holy bedtime, Batman! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"However, avid readers of humorous thrillers will be quite glad this is slated to be a series. (Thriller. 8-12)"
Jackson Jones used to be the most popular 11-year-old at Nathan Hale Elementary, but now he's forced to wear hideous magnetic braces on his teeth. Read full book review >

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GALAXY GAMES by Gregory R. Fishbone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Alas, this space shot never achieves escape velocity. (Science fiction/humor. 8-11)"
Japanese-American Tyler Sato's all-clown 11th-birthday party is only the beginning of his trials. Read full book review >

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BEAVERS BEWARE! by Barbara Brenner
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"Competently written for the intended level, as well as informative and thought-provoking, but these values are somewhat undermined by the absence of an explanatory note. (Easy reader. 5-8)"
In the ``Bank Street Ready-to-Read'' series, Level 2, a ``fact-based'' confrontation with nature, dedicated ``To Fred, who shared the experience,'' that cries out for a bit more information about the events that inspired the intriguing story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HENCH 2012 EDITION by Adam Beechen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 2012

"Gets beneath the mask and tights to humanize the henching life."
For once, the henchman gets to tell his origin story in this beautifully rendered graphic novel. Read full book review >

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THE SKYDIVING BEAVERS by Susan Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2017

"A true 'tail' with a happy ending. (beaver facts, source list) (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
An Idaho game warden invents an ingenious solution for a growing town's wildlife problem in this tale set in 1948 Idaho. Read full book review >

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DAYTIME NIGHTTIME by William Low
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Calm and soothing—a nonthreatening backyard adventure. (Picture book. 2-4)"
An extremely simple text describes animals a rural child might see in the daytime and nighttime. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"Some readers won't make it through the most painful jokes, but those who do will see something marvelous building itself in front of their eyes. (Graphic novel. 6-9)"
Who says penguins are cute? Read full book review >