Search Results: "Hannah Wilkerson"


BOOK REVIEW

Kaylee and Sam by Stu Kane
Released: Jan. 25, 2013

"An inspiring, if uneven, story of teen romance and ambition."
A debut novel chronicling the relationship between pretty, popular overachiever Kaylee and her socially awkward, musically talented neighbor, Sam. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOMAS YOUNG'S WAR by Mark Wilkerson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 12, 2016

"An extremely poignant statement on human vulnerability and the devastation of war."
The brief yet highly courageous life of a gravely wounded Iraq War veteran. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"An impressive take on the Great Migration, and a truly auspicious debut."
In her ambitious debut, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Wilkerson (Journalism, Narrative Nonfiction/Boston Univ.) examines the Great Migration of African-Americans from World War I to the 1970s. 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

MOVING ON by Cliff Wilkerson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 29, 2013

"An engaging tale of self-actualization."
An inspiring memoir about a man pursuing his goal to become a psychiatrist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED by Hannah Moskowitz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 3, 2015

"A smart, insightful love letter to line-crossing individualists. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Etta, self-described "rich black was-ballerina," is blessed with a strong will and personality to match and an enviable gift for achieving her goals—if only she knew what they were. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARCO IMPOSSIBLE by Hannah Moskowitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 19, 2013

"A less-insufferable protagonist and more-likely friendship would strengthen this gay-boy prom story. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Moskowitz (Gone, Gone, Gone, 2012, etc.) again explores the experiences of a gay teen, in this humorous take on a teenage rite of passage—the prom—but with a twist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HEY, DIDDLE, DIDDLE by Hannah Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"An adequate introduction to whet babies' palates for more substantial nursery fare. (Board book. 0-3)"
More than 15 traditional rhymes make up this gentle collection for the youngest listeners. Read full book review >