Search Results: "Harry Groome"


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ROMANCE

"The result is a gripping portrait of life stripped to the bare essentials."
A woman follows her heart to the frigid wilds of Alaska in this rugged romance. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WHO FISHED WITH A WORM by Harry Groome
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A fun farce that will either anger or delight the throngs of hopeful Larsson fans."
Readers hungry for more Stieg Larsson will find much to laugh about in this clever, tongue-in-cheek adventure starring Gotilda Salamander and Jerker Rhindtwist. Read full book review >

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THE BEST OF FAMILIES by Harry Groome
Released: April 1, 2012

"A heartfelt, captivating read, packed with familial politics and strife."
A poignant coming-of-age story about the bonds of friendship, the heartache of first love and navigating the turbulent waters of marriage and family. Read full book review >

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Celebrity Cast by Harry Groome
MYSTERY THRILLER

"A lively kidnapping story that cuts into and reveals a major historical event in international politics."
A suspenseful thriller set during the precarious days of the Soviet Union's collapse. Read full book review >

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BAILEY AT THE MUSEUM by Harry Bliss
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Readers who've already met the endearing Bailey will be glad to see he's back and look forward to further exploits; new acquaintances will surely search for his well-received debut. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In his second outing, Bailey, the totally typical early-elementary student who just happens to be a spotted dog, enjoys a field trip and finds a new friend. Read full book review >

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THE LAST COWBOYS by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Imaginative and fun. (Fantasy. 6-8)"
Grandfather and his spunky dog Roo set out on another silly and over-the-top adventure, which this time takes these two unlikely explorers from England and across the United States in search of Roo's (in)famous grandfather, Old Blue. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RABBIT RUNAWAY by Harry Horse
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Children just past toddler stage will happily identify with this independent—but not too independent—spirit. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Where Margaret Wise Brown's Runaway Bunny is all talk, Little Rabbit suits action to words, declaring himself a runaway in the wake of a parental scolding and heading out into the garden with a few choice possessions. Read full book review >

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LUKE ON THE LOOSE by Harry Bliss
ANIMALS
Released: April 6, 2009

"Only figuratively, one hopes. (Graphic early reader. 5-7)"
Leaving his oblivious father deep in "(boring dad talk)" with a passerby, little Luke scuttles off in pursuit of a flock of pigeons. Read full book review >

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NUCLEAR PHYSICS by Harry Henderson
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

The history of physics since the turn of the century is set forth in seven biographies that concentrate on the people and lives behind the scientific breakthroughs of the nuclear age. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2005

"Timed to coincide with the anniversaries of V-J Day and the end of WWII, this conclusion to the trilogy begun with A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor (2001) and A Boy No More (2004) will attract young history enthusiasts and be valuable in school units on the war. (Fiction. 9-14)"
The battle for Okinawa, in 1945, was the last major battle of WWII, and Adam Pelko enlisted just in time to be there. Read full book review >

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A BOY AT WAR by Harry Mazer
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"Mazer's afterword on Pearl Harbor contains information about the Japanese in America at that time, but unfortunately his story does not effectively involve the reader with the requisite emotional intensity or dramatic narrative. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
In November of 1941, Adam Pelko is in yet another new high school. Read full book review >