Search Results: "Hazel Grange"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1996

"Still, there is plenty to be learned about a time when hard work did have its rewards and when couples stayed together through hardships and disagreements; and animal lovers, especially, will find delight in Grange's memoirs."
The hardworking and long-suffering wife of an early Wisconsin ecologist delivers an impressive if occasionally long-winded account of economic survival and ecological commitment during the Depression. Read full book review >

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LITTLE ELEPHANT’S TRUNK by Hazel Lincoln
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"An especially great resource for diverse classrooms that include special-needs children. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A delightful tale about animal adaptations, being comfortable in the skin you're in and learning how your body works. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2011

"A highly readable journey of one man's renewed lease on life."
Debut memoir of a man's discovery of spiritual rejuvenation while hiking Bhutan's daunting Snowman Trek. Read full book review >

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ONE DUCK by Hazel Hutchins
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"It's a fleeting episode, engrossingly tense, laced with a little natural history, and finished off by a not entirely predictable outcome. (Picture book. 6-8)"
One Duck (32 pp.; $18.95; $6.95 paper; Sept.; 1-55037-561-X; paper 1-55037-560-1): A mother duck nestles down in a field atop twelve eggs, a farmer fires up the tractor, ready for a day's plowing, and the stage is set for a sudden, potentially tragic encounter. Read full book review >

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MRS. MALORY: DEATH OF A DEAN by Hazel Holt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 1996

"A delectable treat for cozy lovers, British style."
Once again, Sheila Malory, the village of Taviscombe's favorite widow (unable to say no to any request for a favor), is helping the inept, not to say inert, local police with their inquiries—this time in a murder case that hits close to home. Read full book review >

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COUSIN SUSANNAH by Hazel Hucker
Released: Feb. 14, 1996

An irrepressible heroine elevates a predictable storyline in this British novelist's American debut. Read full book review >

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THE CRUELLEST MONTH by Hazel Holt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 22, 1991

"Not as complicated as the author may have intended, but one of the world's great libraries is always worth a visit."
Bland Sheila Malory (the widow heroine of Mrs. Malory Investigates) settles her son in at Oxford, then retires to the Bodleian Library, arguably the nicest setting a mystery could have, to research an article on little-known Victorian authors. Read full book review >

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TOBY by Hazel Mitchell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Toby is a pleasing pup, but his story doesn't stand out from the crowded pack of dog tales. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-7)"
A timid rescue dog learns to get along with his new owners, a lonely boy and his single dad. Read full book review >

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FANNY AND DORA’S SOUTH AMERICAN ADVENTURE by Jason Le Grange
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 30, 2016

"It's a pleasure following Fanny and Dora on this breezy, funny tour of beautiful places."
An amusing fictional travelogue of two British spinsters on a South American adventure. Read full book review >

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GOOD MORNING, MR. MANDELA by Zelda la Grange
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 24, 2014

"In this warm tribute, la Grange testifies to Mandela's charm and charisma and the profound changes he effected in her own life."
A loving portrait of Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) by a devoted assistant. Read full book review >

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Wolseley by J. John le Grange
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2014

"A profoundly affective novel brimming with solid writing that delves into the darker corners of being human."
Simple, beautifully told coming-of-age story in a wrenching account of loyalty, betrayal, heartbreak, and redemption. Read full book review >