Search Results: "Hilde Hoogenboom"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MEMOIRS OF CATHERINE THE GREAT by Mark Cruse
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 12, 2005

"A lively rendering of a work long out of print in English. Just the thing for anyone who has to survive in a political world."
Long misjudged by history, Empress Catherine (1762-96) gets a word in for herself. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HERO DOG! by Hilde Lysiak
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Although entertaining and fast-paced, there is nothing to elevate this effort above a crowded field. (Fiction. 6-8)"
The spunky, smart, but fictional Hilde who cracks a string of pastry thefts before the evening deadline is modeled after a real Hilde—the co-author—who runs her own newspaper. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ELEPHANT MAN by Mariangela Di Fiore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"This compassionate summary of Joseph Merrick's life shows young readers that people can be 'measured by the soul' rather than appearances. (bibliography) (Historical fiction. 8-10)"
Di Fiore colors history with imagined scenes to humanize a man the world knew as the Elephant Man. Read full book review >