Search Results: "Evan Kuhlman"


BOOK REVIEW

WOLF BOY by Evan Kuhlman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2006

"A little too pat and familiar, but nicely drawn."
A 13-year-old struggles to come to terms with his brother's death in a fiction debut that neatly incorporates elements of the graphic novel. Read full book review >

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GREAT BALL OF LIGHT by Evan Kuhlman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"Eerie and hopeful: family tragedy and reconciliation wrapped in a zombie encounter. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
When a lightning strike near the dead maple tree seems to produce a ball of lightning, Fiona and her twin are certain something extraordinary is at hand. Read full book review >

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THE LAST INVISIBLE BOY by Evan Kuhlman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 21, 2008

"Coovert's cartoons add a nice touch of bittersweet humor. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Grief-stricken after the sudden death of his father, Finn starts turning invisible in this magical-realism tale of recovery. Read full book review >

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HANK'S BIG DAY by Evan Kuhlman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Excellent layout, text, and illustrations make for a thoroughly satisfying story. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Pill bug Hank's day moves from ordinary to extraordinary when Amelia, a dark-skinned girl with huge eyes and black braids, gives him a ride on her pilot's helmet. Read full book review >

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BROTHER FROM A BOX by Evan Kuhlman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Equally entertaining and thought-provoking, this one will appeal to science-fiction and suspense fans as well as those readers who tend toward more character and relationship-focused selections. (Science fiction. 9-12)"
Who wouldn't want a French-speaking, beret-wearing robot for a brother? Read full book review >

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LOYALIST TO A FAULT by Evan Munday
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Enjoyably campy horror set in a small town with, plainly, dark secrets aplenty yet to discover. (Mystery/fantasy. 12-15)"
Someone is systematically looting the town of Sticksville of its historical records in this third caper featuring punk teen detective October Schwartz and her five dead partners. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DECEMBER 1941 by Evan Mawdsley
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A rigorous, sharp survey of this decisive moment in the war."
Suspenseful chronicle of the 12 days in December 1941 that would define the perimeters of the global conflagration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"A vivid, arresting work of journalistic history. (First serial to Civilization)"
Thomas (The Man to See, 1991, etc.), assistant managing editor at Newsweek, depicts a quartet of well-born spies and their role in the CIA's early days. Read full book review >

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THE RUSSIAN CIVIL WAR by Evan Mawdsley
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"A well-rendered account of a history too little known in the West."
Hands up: Who knew that American forces once invaded Russia? Read full book review >

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THE STORYTELLER by Evan Turk
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 28, 2016

"Original storytelling with the feel of the best folklore, enhanced by illustrations done in a style not seen anyplace else. (author's note, bibliography) (Picture book. 6-11)"
The art of storytelling is celebrated as a life-giving force in this enthralling picture book set in Morocco. Read full book review >