Search Results: "Intelligent Art Team"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MAGIC GALOSHES by Hans Christian Andersen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Klutzy translation aside, most of Andersen's literary flourishes are left intact, and they are nicely complemented by both the visuals and the interactive elements. (iPad storybook app. 8-11)"
A lightly abridged, lushly illustrated version of Andersen's satirical tale, with diversions aplenty for tap-happy audiences and a text in serious need of further copy editing. Read full book review >

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LIBBY AND THE CLASS ELECTION by Shana Muldoon Zappa
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"It's enough better than the first to give some hope for the next 10 books. (Fantasy. 7-11)"
Immediately following (and published simultaneously with) Sage and the Journey to Wishworld (2015), people-pleasing Star Darling Libby travels to the Wishworld to grant a wish during student-council elections.Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 3, 2012

"Laugh-out-loud funny, heart-wrenchingly sad and fist-pump-in-the-air triumphant, this sparkling gem proves that vampires, zombies and even teenagers…at heart, we're all on Team Human. (Fantasy. 12 & up.)"
Both lovers and loathers of teen vampire romance will revel in this hilarious satirical take on the genre. Read full book review >

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TEAM AWKWARD by Katy Birchall
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"Frothy, funny klutziness. (Fiction. 9-13)"
A viral video makes Anna famous for falling into a potted plant in this sequel to The It Girl (2016). Read full book review >

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TEAM STRYKER by Andrew Grieve
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Dec. 20, 2016

"A tale of zany heroes protecting the world in entertaining ways."
In this debut collection of Grieve's webcomic, a ragtag team of patriotic fighters faces sundry villains during important, if generally absurd, missions. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Worth digesting, whether the reader relies on it for self-help purposes or merely for nonfiction entertainment."
An unusual hybrid work of self-help, business and narrative nonfiction. Read full book review >

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SAGE AND THE JOURNEY TO WISHWORLD by Shana Muldoon Zappa
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Complicated, retrograde, and very sparkly. (Fantasy. 7-11)"
A new student at the academy for Wish-Granters joins a specially selected group for secret missions. Read full book review >

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ART by Patrick McDonnell
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2006

"Sheer delight. (Picture book. All ages)"
Art's art moves and explodes. Read full book review >

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FIRST TEAM by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"An exciting continuation of Brock's adventures on and off the field. (Fiction. 10-13)"
In this sequel to New Kid (2014), Brock discovers real life isn't all it's cracked up to be.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 10, 2012

"Basketball and Olympics fans will welcome this nostalgic trip through the recent past."
The inside story of the greatest basketball team ever assembled. Read full book review >

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HISTORY
Released: June 26, 2006

"This beautiful and well-documented tribute will introduce a new generation to that triumphant time. (author's note, resources, bibliography, glossary) (Nonfiction. 10+)"
"For me, that was the time in history and the event to participate in above all others." Read full book review >