Search Results: "Jamie Dell White"


BOOK REVIEW

DEFENSE OF THE HEART by Jamie Dell White
Released: May 17, 2012

"Strives to be both love story and crime novel, sometimes succeeding in the effort, sometimes not."
In White's novel, misunderstandings and murder can lead to love. Read full book review >

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JAMIE by Clare Jarrett
by Clare Jarrett, illustrated by Clare Jarrett
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2002

"A particularly affectionate tale, full of tenderness and caring for its quaintly absurd bird and her caregivers. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The surprise of caring for a strange animal is jovially chronicled in this sweet intergenerational offering. Read full book review >

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CHATTERBOX JAMIE by Nancy Evans Cooney
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1993

"A drama that many young ones will recognize as just their size. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Jamie is full of questions at home; but when he starts nursery school, he clams up—totally. Read full book review >

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DELL ROAD by Mark McNabb
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 24, 2007

"Promise lurks inside this entertaining, wordy and densely populated mystery of unsettled spirits and family ancestry."
A mysterious death and ghostly sightings stir up a small Illinois town. Read full book review >

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QUIET DELL by Jayne Anne Phillips
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Phillips' prose is as haunting as the questions she raises about the natures of sin, evil and grace."
Phillips (Lark and Termite, 2009) fuses the established facts surrounding the 1931 trial of serial killer Harry Powers with her imagined version of the victims' inner lives and the fictional lives of a handful of characters connected by the crimes. Read full book review >

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THE FARMER IN THE DELL by Alexandra Wallner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 1998

"The music and lyrics are provided on the final page of this charming work. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A favorite song of childhood gets Wallner's sprightly folk-art treatment in pen-and-ink and watercolor. Read full book review >

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JAMIE AND ANGUS TOGETHER by Anne Fine
ADVENTURE
Released: July 1, 2007

"With language suitable for good second-grade readers as well as a younger audience, these stories can stand on their own or lead readers and listeners back to the first volume. (Fiction. 5-7)"
Six self-contained chapters illustrate the strong friendship between nursery-school-aged Jamie and his stuffed Highland bull, Angus. Read full book review >

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WHAT JAMIE SAW by Carolyn Coman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 1995

"It's a profound characterization and a remarkable achievement in a book about ordinary people trying to put their lives in order. (Fiction. 8-10)"
An extremely intimate narrative about Jamie, nine, that opens in the middle of a traumatic scene-his mother's lover throws Jamie's baby half-sister across the room, and his mother catches her and then closely follows the state of the boy's soul as he, his mother, and the baby move out of the house and into a trailer on top of a mountain. Read full book review >

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LOOKING FOR JAMIE BRIDGER by Nancy Springer
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 1, 1995

"A solid plot, strong characterizations, and the unexpected ending makes this a page-turner and a half. (Fiction. 12+)"
A suspenseful story about a feisty teen who insists on finding her roots in the face of adult duplicity and obstinacy. Read full book review >

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PIDGE AND JAMIE by Marjorie Jamison Douglas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 8, 2016

"An exhaustive family history that will likely appeal to romantics and World War I aficionados."
Through their letters, Douglas tells the story of the life and love of her parents during the turbulent World War I era. Read full book review >

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THE FARMER IN THE DELL by Ilse Plume
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2004

"An elegant tribute to an American classic. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Caldecott Honor-artist Plume puts an Amish spin on the oft-sung favorite with lovely, old-fashioned, colored-pencil scenes and border designs inspired by Pennsylvania Dutch motifs and folk art. Read full book review >