Search Results: "Hope Larson"


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CHIGGERS by Hope Larson
by Hope Larson, illustrated by Hope Larson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 17, 2008

"A delightful addition to any duffle (or library). (Graphic novel. 10-14)"
Eisner Award winner Larson effectively mixes magical realism with the timeless rituals of summer camp in this pitch-perfect graphic novel for ‘tweens. Read full book review >

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MERCURY by Hope Larson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"Classic themes of love, family, betrayal and renewal combine to create multilayered historical fiction that perfectly illustrates how the past continues to influence the present. (Graphic historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Lost treasure, mother love and misbegotten romance form the bases of this richly rewarding intergenerational graphic novel. Read full book review >

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A WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L'Engle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Larson's admiration and respect for the original text shines through; this is an adaptation done right. (Graphic fantasy. 9-14)"
A faithfully adapted graphic novel of the beloved 1962 classic, just in time to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Read full book review >

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KNIFE'S EDGE by Hope Larson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2017

"An action-packed sophomore volume, with no loss of wind in its sails. (Graphic adventure. 8-13)"
The Dodge siblings return to the high seas in search of treasure. Read full book review >

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WHO IS AC? by Hope Larson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 16, 2013

"The story needs sequels; if they are provided, readers will want to return to Lin and Barnhurst for more. (Graphic fantasy. 12-16)"
This origin story of an unlikely teen superhero will have readers begging for more. Read full book review >

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COMPASS SOUTH by Hope Larson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 28, 2016

"Complex, engaging, and sure to please a wide audience. (Graphic historical adventure. 8-13)"
Two sets of twins find themselves pursued by gangs and pirates on a swashbuckling sea adventure. Read full book review >

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HOPE by David A Neumeier
Released: April 2, 2015

"A bright fish tale that young readers will enjoy, even if unnerving truths about conflict lurk below its surface."
A story of a little fish who learns important lessons about bravery, tolerance, and community with the help of a loving father. Read full book review >

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HOPE by Rima Jbara
Released: June 1, 2006

"Readers will find this story as empty as its heroine."
A vain, self-obsessed woman toggles between morose navel-gazing and showy breakdowns in this dreary character study. Read full book review >

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HOPE by Len Deighton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 3, 1996

Deighton artfully fills in more blanks in the long-running saga of British espionage agent Bernard Samson, the protagonist in two earlier trilogies and the featured attraction of this sequel to Faith (1995). Read full book review >

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HOPE by Amanda Berry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 27, 2015

"A nuanced testament to the complexity of the human spirit."
On May 6, 2013, electrifying headlines revealed news of the escape of three young women who had been missing for more than 10 years and presumed dead but were in fact held captive by Ariel Castro, a depraved Cleveland school bus driver. Read full book review >

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HOPE by Richard Zoglin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"In this rich and entertaining work, Zoglin pulls no punches but also remains an astonished admirer."
A contributing editor and theater critic for Time weighs in with what will immediately become the definitive biography of the legendary comedian, born Leslie Townes Hope (1903-2003). Read full book review >

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HOPE by Marian Fowler
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2001

"Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, the diamond's first European owner, called it 'un beau violet'—perhaps the only possible description more purple than Fowler's prose."
An amusing, if gaga, history of the world's most prized blue stone, from a specialist in the biography of luxury. Read full book review >