Search Results: "Hannah Barnaby"


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SOME OF THE PARTS by Hannah Barnaby
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"A touching depiction of the pain of grief. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Tallie was driving with only a learner's permit the night that her brother, Nate, died in a car crash. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 20, 2012

"Infused with nostalgia and affection, this celebration of the deliberately constructed self will hold readers in its spell from beginning to end. (Historical fiction. 13 & up)"
Fourteen-year-old Portia joins a circus freak show looking for the father who abandoned her, but she finds much more. Read full book review >

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BAD GUY by Hannah Barnaby
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 9, 2017

"The humor feels accidental here, with illustrations that fail to establish a consistent visual subtext. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Another wannabe bad guy. Read full book review >

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GARCIA & COLETTE GO EXPLORING by Hannah Barnaby
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 20, 2017

"Telling one story well is enough of a challenge, but this book perfectly balances two stories and the characters within them, adding up to more than the sum. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A rabbit and a fox who are close friends decide to take trips to space and under the sea, separated by distance but in perfect harmony. Read full book review >

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THE RED BOAT by Hannah Cumming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"A deftly delivered lesson on facing life's little challenges. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A "magic" boat offers a lonely girl a whole new world...of imagination. Read full book review >

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RED FOX by Hannah Giffard
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1991

"This is her first book: a promising debut. (Picture book. 4-8)"
After his traditional prey eludes him one luckless night, Red Fox goes into town and finds some burgers and fries in a garbage can—just the thing to celebrate the cubs his mate has produced in his absence. Read full book review >

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DEATH BEFORE DISHONOUR by Barnaby Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"As energetic, and superficial, as a 'See Seven European Capitals in Seven Days' tour."
British author Williams makes his US debut with the tale of an ancient noble family almost destroyed by war, taxes, and a blue-blooded murderer. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER MAN'S WAR by Barnaby Phillips
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A remarkable story about a war during which thousands followed Fadoyebo's example and fought valiantly for, and with little recognition from, the British Empire."
One Nigerian soldier's poignant history highlights the enormous and little-known contribution of West African troops in the British Army during World War II. Read full book review >

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HANGING MAN by Barnaby Martin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"A book that offers great clarity on an important subject without succumbing to oversimplification."
A British journalist with considerable experience in China illuminates the significance of artist and activist Ai Weiwei and his embodiment of cultural upheaval. Read full book review >

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NAME DROPPING by Barnaby Conrad
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"About as entertaining as a hangover. (12 line drawings, not seen)"
Conrad (Time Is All We Have, 1986) tries in vain to recapture the heady days at the San Francisco bar he opened in 1953 with the proceeds from his best-selling novel, Matador. Read full book review >

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THE SECOND LIFE OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH by Barnaby Conrad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"A superfluous novel, more interesting as a literary artifact."
A fictional reimagining of the ultimate fate of Lincoln's famous assassin. Read full book review >