Search Results: "Green Broccoli"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DOVES AND THE HUNTER by Gopal  Podder
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2011

"An awkward framing device, a didactic tone and scant use of animation or interactive elements sink this potentially engaging Panchatantra tale. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
An ancient tale from India is framed in a modern picture-book story. Read full book review >

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LOST BOY by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"Those who appreciate consistency are the most likely to welcome Green's latest. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Life for Ryder and his mother isn't perfect, but they manage by facing the world together, until a freak accident leaves Ryder alone with a lot of problems. Read full book review >

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KILLER WITHIN by S.E. Green
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 19, 2015

"The twists keep turning right up to the blood-soaked ending in this satisfying thriller. (Thriller. 12-18)"
This sequel to Killer Instinct (2014), about a teenage serial killer, amps up the suspense.Read full book review >

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FOOTBALL HERO by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2008

"Ty has one, maybe even two, too many obstacles to overcome, and Thane is such a paragon of goodness that it almost defies reality, but these are minor quibbles in a work that is sure to have a great many fans. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Instantly gripping, this fast-paced middle-grade thriller set in the worlds of football and professional gambling, puts its 12-year-old protagonist, Ty Lewis, between a rock and a hard place and then proceeds to squeeze. Read full book review >

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BASEBALL GREAT by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"A cut above the usual baseball novel. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Josh is a hugely talented player who loves baseball and is destined for greatness. Read full book review >

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ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Fun for budding occultists and romantics alike. (Paranormal chick lit. 12 & up)"
Top student Erin has her sights on one of the five slots for her AP art history class's summer trip to Italy. Read full book review >

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LOOKING FOR ALASKA by John Green
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2005

"Girls will cry and boys will find love, lust, loss and longing in Alaska's vanilla-and-cigarettes scent. (Fiction. YA)"
The Alaska of the title is a maddening, fascinating, vivid girl seen through the eyes of Pudge (Miles only to his parents), who meets Alaska at boarding school in Alabama. Read full book review >

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NIGHT ANGEL by Kate Green
Released: Feb. 15, 1989

A Jungian approach to Haight Ashbury, early 70's Berkeley group-living, and the darker self. Read full book review >

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MACY MCMILLAN AND THE RAINBOW GODDESS by Shari Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2017

"Macy's life lessons are realistic and illuminating; that she is deaf adds yet another dimension to an already powerful tale. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Macy, a deaf sixth-grader who attends a mainstream school with an interpreter, faces enormous challenges, as her mother will soon marry, necessitating a move to her new stepdad's house. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"What might have been a lively book on hot cultural issues gets bogged down in lexicographers' name-calling and shop talk. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
Everything we could want to know, and more, about the long history of dictionary writing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 30, 2008

"A critical sampling of important American authors that arouses the appetite."
Letters on Dead White Mostly Male Writers in the American 19th Century. Read full book review >