Search Results: "Geronimo Garcia"


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ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"A universal message with a Latino flavor. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A new dog, Sofie, joins the family introduced in A Gift from Papá Diego (1998), to the absolute joy of the children, Little Diego and Gabriela. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1998

"Reminiscent of Mexican folk art, they fit the story especially well, conveying its warmth and poignancy; geometric clay borders and small figurines on text pages complete the package. (Picture book. 6-12)"
A nicely done bilingual tale about a little boy who misses his grandfather. Read full book review >

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THE STONE OF FIRE by Geronimo Stilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Geronimo Stiltonoot has the right combination of familiarity and newness to satisfy Stilton fans. (Fiction. 6-10)"
Warp back in time for a prehistoric spinoff adventure with Geronimo Stilton's ancestor, Geronimo Stiltonoot, in Old Mouse City. Read full book review >

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FRIGHT NIGHT by Geronimo Stilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"While this story isn't the strongest of Stilton spinoffs, the familiarity of the characters, art and design will appeal to readers. (maps) (Fiction. 6-10)"
Geronimo Stilton and Creepella von Cacklefur team up to solve a mystery at a scary-poetry contest. Read full book review >

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THE HUNT FOR THE HUNDREDTH KEY by Geronimo Stilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"The simplistic mysteries and silly jokes are in line with other series outings, 'special edition' status notwithstanding. (Graphic adventure. 6-9)"
Geronimo Stilton teams up with his sister, Thea, and cousin Trap to solve the mystery of a long-lost castle recently rediscovered in spooky woods. Read full book review >

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THE ENCHANTED CHARMS by Geronimo Stilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 26, 2015

"Adequate for its audience. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
The latest in the Kingdom of Fantasy series sends Geronimo Stilton on a scavenger hunt for magic items to stop an evil wizard. Read full book review >

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ALIEN ESCAPE by Geronimo Stilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 29, 2014

"With a story like an old-fashioned episode of Star Trek, this is a wonderful science-fiction introduction for young readers. (the spacemice creed) (Graphic science fiction. 6-10)"
Explore space with Geronimo Stiltonix, futuristic analog of the familiar Geronimo Stilton. Read full book review >

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TIP TIP DIG DIG by Emma Garcia
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"With its arresting design and simple repetition, Garcia's bright book is perfectly pitched to its target audience, who will really dig it. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A colorful tour through a variety of construction vehicles. Read full book review >

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HOLD IT ’TIL IT HURTS by T. Geronimo Johnson
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Transcendent contemporary American literary fiction, a rich and passionate story rewarding enough to be read again."
Afghanistan's brutal war and Hurricane Katrina's ominous shadow haunt Johnson's powerful literary debut. Read full book review >

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WELCOME TO BRAGGSVILLE by T. Geronimo Johnson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 17, 2015

"A rambunctious, irreverent yet still serious study of the long reach of American institutional racism."
Four college students' attempt to protest Southern folkways goes awry in a novel that blurs the line between academic satire and social realism. Read full book review >

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MATCHSTICK MEN by Eric Garcia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 10, 2002

"Great grifter dialogue, loopy dupes, and world-class conniving—not to mention more twists than a corkscrew and a truly poignant character in Roy, soon to be played by Nicolas Cage in the forthcoming Ridley Scott film."
Garcia, whose loony imagination previously conjured up herb-eating dinosaur private eyes (Casual Rex, 2001, etc.), now produces a pair of foible-rich bunco artists. Read full book review >

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WHITE LIGHT by Vanessa Garcia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2015

"A lush, vibrant portrayal of the creative process, a daughter's love, and the unstoppable maelstrom of grief."
A young painter on the verge of success is waylaid by the sudden death of her complicated father in this debut novel. Read full book review >