Search Results: "Jason Clark"


BOOK REVIEW

PRONE TO LOVE by Jason Clark
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 18, 2014

"Fresh, engaging inspirational discussion, likely to challenge Christians young and old."
In this latest inspirational work by Clark (Surrendered and Untamed, 2011), he asserts that a Christian's relationship with God should be motivated by love, and not simply need. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

"Blending elements of Harry Potter, Star Wars and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, this exciting, well-paced adventure, the first in a series, is sure to be a hit. (Fiction. 7-10)"
When orphan Benjamin Bartholomew Piff makes a birthday wish for unlimited wishes, he follows the rules—eyes closed, he blows out all of the candles and doesn't reveal his wish—and suddenly, each wish he makes comes true. Read full book review >

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TED, BO AND DIZ by Jason Chapman
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"With plenty of action but no sense of real danger, this will be perfect for sharing with younger audiences. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A day at the beach proves surprisingly eventful for three friends in this deceptively low-key debut. Read full book review >

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REDWOODS by Jason Chin
by Jason Chin, illustrated by Jason Chin
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"An inventive, eye-opening adventure. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
Chin introduces the world of old-growth redwood forests to young readers in this effective mix of fiction and nonfiction. Read full book review >

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AMAZING ADVENTURES FROM ZOOM’S ACADEMY by Jason Lethcoe
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 25, 2005

"Not exactly groundbreaking, but above average as media tie-ins go. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
A 13-year-old klutz earns entry to an airborne Academy for young superheroes, and proves her mettle when students and faculty from a rival institution attack the school for supervillains. Read full book review >

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THE KEYMASTER'S QUEST by Jason Lethcoe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"The book is precisely what it bills itself as, wish-fulfillment fun to spark a young reader's curiosity—every passage is an invitation to go on a quest, to explore, to be brave, to learn something new. (Adventure/fantasy. 9-12)"
Lethcoe plunges readers right into an energetic quest story about a young boy following in his explorer grandfather's footsteps—and saving the world, of course. Read full book review >

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A LIST OF THINGS THAT DIDN'T KILL ME by Jason Schmidt
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Teens and adults who favor memoirs will be fascinated and deeply moved, when they get past the daunting page count. (Memoir. 14 & up)"
A man whose emotionally unstable father moved him from home to home throughout the 1970s and '80s before dying of AIDS tells his story. Read full book review >

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BLAZED by Jason Myers
Released: June 17, 2014

"Repellent. (Fiction. 16 & up)"
After his burnout mom fails in her suicide attempt, 14-year-old drug addict Jaime is sent to live with his estranged father, a superrich hotshot art dealer. Read full book review >