Search Results: "Eve Keller"


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TWO RINGS by Millie Werber
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 27, 2012

"A deeply affecting addition to Holocaust literature."
A dramatic Holocaust memoir about young love and survival. Read full book review >

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BRAVE HORACE by Holly Keller
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"He's not original—the rascal who summons the courage to do the right thing—but he is charming. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Keller (Merry Christmas, Geraldine, 1997, etc.) brings the young leopard, Horace, back to the page, this time as the invitee to a monster-movie party. Read full book review >

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THE NEW BOY by Holly Keller
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 19, 1991

"Schwartz's Camper of the Week (below) provides a subtler, more perceptive treatment of similar themes. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Relations with his fellow kindergartners go from bad to worse after mouse Milton's unfortunate opening gambit: he sticks out his tongue. Read full book review >

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HELP! by Holly Keller
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Touches like the rosy blush on Mouse's face when he realizes that Snake has rescued him give the somewhat stylized figures the necessary spark of life. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A predictable story with a clear moral lesson. Read full book review >

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GERALDINE FIRST by Holly Keller
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1996

"Keller (Rosata, 1995, etc.) conveys through her cheerful illustrations not only the many moods of her young heroine, but also a subplot involving Mama and Papa's own reactions to the bickering siblings. (Picture book. 4+)"
Geraldine is back and this time her little brother, Willie, trails after her, saying everything she says and doing everything she does. ``Stop copying me, Willie,'' snaps Geraldine. Read full book review >

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THE SCRAMBLED STATES OF AMERICA by Laurie Keller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"The states appear in a final gallery, with a few statistics to square off the whole funny enterprise. (Picture book. 8-10)"
Imagine the states, Kansas, California, Ohio, and all the rest, as people with toothy grins, ping-pong balls for eyes, pipe cleaner limbs, and full-blown personalities. Read full book review >

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JACOB'S TREE by Holly Keller
Released: March 1, 1999

"At their center, the demonstrative Jacob is an everychild, learning to find joy in small measures. (Picture book. 3-5)"
PLB 0-688-15996-6 The familiar plight of the smallest is the subject of this picture book from Keller (Brave Horace, 1998, etc.), featuring a baby bear, who is smaller than his mother, father, and siblings. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Dec. 15, 2006

"Young readers will find the scope of change Perkins affected to be breathtaking, even her lifelong battle simply to keep her birth name rather than take her husband's. (timeline, notes, bibliography, index) (Biography. 9-14)"
Unemployment insurance, Social Security, workers' compensation, minimum wage—all required a fight before implementation. Read full book review >

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NECESSARY RISKS by Janet Keller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 1993

"Perfect reading for Ralph Nader's next beach trip."
A thin, terribly serious young veterinarian goes to Oregon and comes head-to-head with the horrors of herbicides in a thin, terribly serious eco-thriller. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 4, 2007

"A weak effort to capitalize on the 2008 campaign debate."
A vitriolic—though intermittently entertaining—political diatribe aimed at Massachusetts. Read full book review >

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BEHIND THE SCENES OF JENNA CASTORON by Chelsie Keller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 18, 2016

"An often engaging portrayal of a woman re-examining everything that's made her the person she is."
In the second installment of Keller's (Behind the Scenes of Jenna Shale, 2016) series, a woman reflects on the loves and trials in her life, with her memories taking the form of TV episodes.Read full book review >

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FOWL PLAY, DESDEMONA by Beverly Keller
Released: April 20, 1989

The heroine of No Beasts! Read full book review >