Search Results: "Gronkowski Family"


BOOK REVIEW

GROWING UP GRONK by Gronkowski Family
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 9, 2013

"Unapologetically laudatory and ultimately dull."
Each of the five Gronkowski siblings gets a chance to run the ball up the middle in this tepid profile of an exceptional American family that has so far managed to send three of its sons to the NFL. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WISHINGTOOTH STORYBOOK ADVENTURE by TRC Family Entertainment
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 23, 2014

"The complicated yet predictable storyline and the interactive experience are mostly disappointing. (Requires iPad 2 and above.) (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
A story about the Tooth Fairy displays an animation aesthetic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT'S GOOD TO BE GRONK by Rob Gronkowski
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 14, 2015

"It may be good to be Gronk; it's not so great to read Gronk."
A prince of football tells all about growing up Gronk. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CLEMENTE by The Clemente Family
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"This loving family biography of a husband, father, baseball player, pioneer and crusader for justice serves as a fitting tribute to a truly great man. For a fuller portrait, pair with David Maraniss' Clemente (2006)."
A family's recollection of a baseball, and humanitarian, legend. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Caring is Sharing by Stacy Johnson
Released: June 3, 2016

"An earnest, pedagogical kids' book whose illustrations are its most appealing aspect."
In Johnson's (Charli's Rainy Day, 2016, etc.) illustrated children's book, little girls learn how to share toys and have more fun. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"For lap-sit partners who aren't yet up to meatier collections, such as Mary Ann Hoberman's You Read to Me, I'll Read to You (2001), this makes a perfect way to promote reading as a participatory, social act. (Collection. 4-6)"
Aimed at parents with children who are just toddling into literacy, this collection of reprints from Nick Jr. offers 11 short poems or domestic episodes that lend themselves to shared reading. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"It is well-known that many diaries were written during the Holocaust. Most, like their authors, were lost. Only a few, like Lipszyc's, survived. Her ultimate fate may be unknown, but her journal of torment is a testament to the survival of the human spirit in the face of evil."
During the dark days of the Holocaust, a bright 14-year-old girl of the Lodz ghetto committed her deepest feelings to a diary. Now that important diary is published. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 27, 2012

"It's a nice-enough book with a well-handled message, but probably not one that holds up to too many repeated readings. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
A storybook with a clear, easy-to-understand message about embracing the similarities of friends who live under different circumstances, this app succeeds even if its page structure proves cumbersome. Read full book review >