Search Results: "Jennifer Kristen Hill"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Hill knows her stuff, and her book is likely to be useful and uplifting for anyone struggling to find a job."
This debut guide by career coach and recruiter Hill provides a strategy for finding that perfect job despite high unemployment and an uncertain economy. Read full book review >

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KRISTEN RADTKE
by Alex Layman

“We all do it. Fantasize disaster,” Kristen Radtke writes toward the end of Imagine Wanting Only This, her starred debut graphic memoir. “Perhaps that’s why we stare and get angry when we look too long. There are things we know about the lives we make. I painted this room. I bought this table. I washed these sheets and made ...


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WHEN HISTORY IS BURIED ALONGSIDE THE BODIES
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham

Cover Story: Big Face Split Screen
BFF Charm: Yay
Swoonworthy Scale: 1
Talky Talk: She Said, He Said
Bonus Factors: Awesome Grownups
Relationship Status: So This Is Love

Cover Story: Big Face Split Screen

As a rule, I generally don’t like Big Face covers, and as with all rules, there are exceptions ...


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FINDING BASQUIAT'S HUMANITY WITH JAVAKA STEPTOE
by Julie Danielson

The year 2016 has been a long and arduous one for many, so somehow it seems like an eternity ago to recall Spring, when I rounded up here at Kirkus some of Fall 2016’s best picture books, ones that I thought would make a splash when their time came. One of them was Radiant Child, Javaka Steptoe’s biography of the ...


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NONFICTION SPOTLIGHT
by Leila Roy

I’ve always been a fiction reader. While I’ve certainly read some nonfiction—mostly personal essays and memoirs, because of the narrative—when it comes to longform work, I’ve always been more drawn to fiction.

Serving on the Amelia Bloomer Project committee—helping to put together a list of the year’s best feminist books for readers 0-18—has forced me to broaden my reading horizons ...


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BOOK REVIEW

GOOD MORNING, WORLD! by Jennifer Hilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A slight but pleasant faith-based morning story. (Board book. 2-4)"
Anthropomorphized animals follow typical morning routines including play and prayers. Read full book review >

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I CAN HELP  by Jennifer Hilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 2017

"These Christian-rooted life lessons are lighthearted, age-appropriate, and toddler-friendly. (Board book. 18 mos.-4)"
Based on verses from the Gospel of Matthew (25:34-40), various animals model kindness and generosity. Read full book review >

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GOD MADE FEELINGS  by Jennifer Hilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A pleasant-enough introduction to feelings and how those feelings emerge. (Board book. 2-3)"
Little readers learn about their feelings. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"The text is uneven, but the brightly colored, detailed illustrations will appeal to children. (Folklore. 5-9)"
Three original folktales take readers on a journey around the world. Read full book review >

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PUT IT ON THE LIST! by Kristen Darbyshire
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

This bird family has a problem: They are always running out of groceries! Read full book review >