Search Results: "H.D.S. Greenway"


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FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT by H.D.S. Greenway
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 19, 2014

"Frank, seasoned, expert observations on the folly of U.S. military intervention."
The life of a foreign correspondent who has reported from nearly 100 different countries. Read full book review >

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THE BIRD SKINNER by Alice Greenway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2014

"Sensitive and finely written."
A visit from a wartime companion's daughter stirs up unwelcome memories for an embittered ornithologist in this follow-up to Greenway's Los Angeles Times Book Award-winning debut White Ghost Girls (2006). Read full book review >

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TWO'S COMPANY by Shirley Greenway
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

"Back matter includes scientific names and a paragraph of interesting facts about each animal. (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-8)"
A book of collective nouns paired with full-color photographs from Oxford Scientific Films and brief lines of text for 13 animals. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 12, 2012

"An atypical YA journey into South African culture, featuring rowdy, supernatural shenanigans."
In Greenway's young-adult debut, a South African student learns of rough times ahead from an evil native god, but the boy has powerful spirit-friends to help him. Read full book review >

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WHITE GHOST GIRLS by Alice Greenway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Assured, sensuous and brilliantly colored."
An auspicious debut sensitively and impressionistically evokes adolescent turmoil in Vietnam War-era Hong Kong. Read full book review >

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A TRUE PRINCESS OF HAWAI‘I by Beth Greenway
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2017

"Generosity, princesses, volcanoes, deities—maybe there's too much packed into this story. (bibliography) (Picture book. 6-8)"
History mixes with folklore in this story of the Mauna Loa volcano. Read full book review >

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SIPPI SUE AND THE COOL CAT BLUES by Beth Greenway
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"This cat's one-toothed smile will charm even the most ardent dog person. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Sippi Sue's one blues-loving puss. Read full book review >