Search Results: "Jackie Bardenwerper"


BOOK REVIEW

ON THE LINE by Jackie Bardenwerper
Released: March 7, 2012

"A sweet, engaging story that neatly sidesteps YA clichés."
A charming coming-of-age tale set in the Florida Keys. Read full book review >

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THE SONG OF THE GOLDEN HARE by Jackie Morris
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"A lovely celebration of legend and the wild. (Picture book. 5-9)"
One little boy's family holds the secret of the golden hare. Read full book review >

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SOMETHING ABOUT A BEAR by Jackie Morris
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"It is lovely to see natural history and a sense of eco-awareness combined with many children's most beloved plaything. (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
With huge, richly detailed pictures (who knew watercolors could make so many different kinds of brown?) and a lucid and near-poetic text, Morris describes the lives and habitats of eight kinds of bear. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 6, 2017

"A singular study exhibiting both military duty and human compassion."
An insider account of the last days guarding, and bonding with, the former president of Iraq. Read full book review >

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PRINCE OF A FROG by Jackie Urbanovic
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 26, 2015

"Fairy-tale fun for frog fans. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Who came first: the frog or the prince? Read full book review >

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THE SNOW LEOPARD by Jackie Morris
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2007

"It may all seem overdone to adults, but younger animal lovers and dreamy sorts will linger over both the art and the story. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Highlighted by close-ups of a magnificent snow leopard rendered in subtly blended watercolors, this mystical original tale will transport readers to its remote, otherworldly setting. Read full book review >

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TELL ME A DRAGON by Jackie Morris
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"Together with the brief verses, the images will appeal to all who love to make believe. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A beguiling invitation to the diverse, fantastical realms of dragons. Read full book review >

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LITTLE CRICKET by Jackie Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2004

"Winner of the newly renamed Paul Zindel First Novel Award. (author's note, pronunciation guide, bibliography) (Fiction. 10-12)"
Similar to Pegi Dietz Shea's Tangled Threads (2003), Brown's work describes a Laotian Hmong family's journey and adjustment to life in the US in the 1970s. Read full book review >

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SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT by Jackie Lynn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2008

"The third dispatch from Shady Grove is not quite up to Jacob's Ladder (2007), but it will still leave like-minded readers with that warm cozy feeling."
Shady Grove, a campground on the mighty Mississippi, is the scene of yet another mystery. Read full book review >

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A JEWISH GUIDE IN THE HOLY LAND by Jackie Feldman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 10, 2016

"An odd book but nonetheless a unique lens through which to view the conflicted Promised Land."
An Israeli tour guide considers the complicated methods, both academic and personal, of performing for Christian pilgrims. Read full book review >

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DANGEROUS KISS by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 1999

"Well, even if you don—t. (Literary Guild Main selection; Doubleday Book Club Main selection; TV and radio satellite tour; author tour)"
The fifth in a series featuring sexy Lucky Santangelo (Vendetta, 1997, etc.), the feminist, gun-toting head of Panther Studios. Read full book review >