Search Results: "Georgia Graham"


BOOK REVIEW

CUB’S JOURNEY HOME by Georgia Graham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"An informative book for young nature enthusiasts. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Follow a mother black bear and her newborn cub into the wild. Read full book review >

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NANA'S SUMMER SURPRISE by Heather Hartt-Sussman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 9, 2013

"A paper-thin piece of work, which makes leaving an impression near impossible. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Cousins on either side of the puberty divide find common ground in Nana's surprise birthday party. Read full book review >

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WANDA AND THE FROGS by Barbara Azore
ANIMALS
Released: March 13, 2007

"Azore's substantial text palatably folds in a bit of educational information, and Graham's warm, subtle pastels merit multiple viewings. (Picture book. 5-8)"
While walking through a park, young Wanda finds a puddle, made by the melting snow, full of tadpoles. Read full book review >

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HERE COMES HORTENSE! by Heather Hartt-Sussman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2012

"Warm and offbeat. (Picture book. 4-7)"
With Nana, every trip is an adventure, and sometimes a lesson. Read full book review >

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LUKA'S QUILT by Georgia Guback
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1994

"Attractively realized setting; disarming model of conflict resolution; unusually appealing story. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Delighted that ``Tutu'' (``that's Hawaiian for grandmother'') is making her a quilt, Luka imagines the splendid colors of the flowers Tutu describes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Yubi and the Blue-tailed Rat by Georgia Hunter
Released: Sept. 23, 2011

"An occasionally confusing but engaging, adventure-filled fantasy."
Hunter's (Lucky Horseshoes, 2012) colorful YA folk tale about a poor boy named Yubi who goes on a quest with a copper vessel, a sea urchin shell and a talking rat to save a princess. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MATISSE ON THE LOOSE by Georgia Bragg
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2009

"A very good author's note gives some background about Henri and Pierre Matisse and about the reality of art thievery. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Eleven-year-old narrator Matisse's mother is head of security for the local art museum, where an exhibit of Henri Matisse's paintings is scheduled at the same time as a security-system overhaul. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PASSIONS by Georgia Witkin
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1992

"Not likely to help those with serious problems, but bright and chipper and infused with a gung-ho spirit."
How to accentuate the positive emotions and eliminate, or at least manage, the negative; by a master of the pop-psychology genre. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2003

"Clumsy, but amusing. (Fiction. 8-11)"
A how-to manual rescues Molly Moon from her orphanage and its vile inhabitants in an odd mixture of grotesque silliness and moral inspiration. Read full book review >

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THE BONUS by Georgia Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2011

"An engrossing debut that would benefit from a more nuanced approach."
First-time author Lowe draws on the experiences of her parents and a well-honed sense of craft for her novel set in the midst of the Great Depression. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE KID by Georgia Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 29, 2014

"A searing portrayal of war and the long-term effects it has on those who fight it."
A young cowboy suffers from nightmares and alcoholism after fighting in World War I. Read full book review >