Search Results: "Hannah George"


BOOK REVIEW

DUCK SAYS DON'T! by Alison Ritchie
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"Despite the forced whimsy of the illustrations, the book positively reeks of a Lesson to be Learned, so it is just about as much fun as Duck. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Goose leaves Duck in charge when she leaves her pond, with unhappy results. Read full book review >

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GEORGE SAUNDERS
by David L. Ulin

George Saunders never meant to write a novel. Or maybe he had come to a certain acceptance about his work. “I had gotten to the place,” he admits, over the phone from Santa Cruz, California, where he is on book tour, “where I was all right with not writing a novel. You know, me and Alice Munro: we don’t ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ARROW TO ALASKA by Hannah Viano
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"This intriguing and delightfully illustrated story will be of particular interest to young readers in Washington state and Alaska, who are least likely to notice the skimpiness of geographical detail. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A boy named Arrow recounts his journey from Seattle to Alaska to visit his grandfather. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RED FOX ON THE MOVE by Hannah Giffard
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 1992

"As in Red Fox (1991), a slight plot is distinguished by well-designed, stylized illustrations in pleasing, bright colors. (Picture book. 3-7)"
After a bulldozer rousts Red Fox and his family from their home, they swim a river, brave a train tunnel, and try holes occupied by several other creatures before happening on one that is available for them to settle in. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

B IS FOR BEAR by Hannah Viano
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Rate this book with an A and an O for awesome and outstanding. (Alphabet book. 3-8)"
Viano interprets the letters with dramatic paper cuttings in a sophisticated, artistic style. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCHOOL FOR BANDITS by Hannah Shaw
ANIMALS
Released: June 28, 2011

"Shaw has created a hero in Ralph for all those kids who don't fit in and aren't afraid to be who they are. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Good manners win out over bad in this hysterical spoof. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2004

"Dinosaurs tend to get all the press; young readers who wonder where they came from will find some answers here, memorably delivered. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A breezy look at the flora and fauna of 250-320 million years ago. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DINING WITH DINOSAURS by Hannah Bonner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Five-star fare for librovores. (index, timelines, glossary) (Informational picture book. 8-12)"
From T. rex and like "mega carnivores" down to bacterial "trashivores," everyone is a guest—and also on the menu—at this paleo-pantry. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OF SCARS AND STARDUST by Andrea Hannah
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 8, 2014

"An intriguing puzzle of a book. (Paranormal/psychological suspense. 14-18)"
This crime thriller will have readers guessing whether it's paranormal or psychological. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

QUEENS OF ALL THE EARTH by Hannah Sternberg
Released: Oct. 28, 2011

"An ambitious effort to whip up a new take on an old story, this needs more flour, fresher soda and far less frosting. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A new-millennium update of E.M. Forster's A Room with a View. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KINGDOM OF ASH AND BRIARS by Hannah West
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 15, 2016

"Sweet romance and strong supporting characters complete this impressive debut. (Fantasy. 12-17)"
Bristal, a teenage kitchen maid, never expected to survive being forced into the Water, a pool designed to prove that a mortal may be an elicromancer, an ancient breed of ageless and immortal beings that once populated the realm of Nissera. But she does. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GIRL COOK by Hannah McCouch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2003

"Cheerfully raunchy first novel by a former chef, with some memorable moments and authentic atmosphere."
If you can't take the heat. . . . Read full book review >