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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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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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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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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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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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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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 2007

"The result, centuries later, is sectarian division that shows no signs whatever of healing—and that figures heavily in the world news. Rogerson capably explains its beginnings."
A well-crafted glimpse into the origins and early years of Islam, even then torn by dissension and violence. 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 >