Search Results: "Jocelyn R. Zichterman"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 14, 2013

"An incendiary piece of work that will hopefully encourage other victims to escape the IFB's web."
A damning memoir of life under the thumb of the Independent Fundamental Baptist Church, from former member Zichterman. Read full book review >

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ONES AND TWOS by Marthe Jocelyn
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2011

"A worthy contribution to any toddler bookshelf…and hopefully just the beginning of a long partnership. (Picture book. 2-5)"
With their first collaborative effort, this mother-daughter team proves that they are a duo to watch. Read full book review >

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A DAY WITH NELLIE by Marthe Jocelyn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2002

"Fast, clever, and fun. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Busy Nellie wakes up in a tangle of blankets ready to start a full day. Read full book review >

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SAM SORTS by Marthe Jocelyn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"A deceptively simple, joyous introduction to set theory, with lots of other concept practice as a bonus. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Sam's got a mess, but he knows how to have fun cleaning it up: sorting it! Read full book review >

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A RADIANT SKY by Jocelyn Davies
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"For romance fans only, who should enjoy it. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Romance trumps action even during the final battle to save the world in this trilogy closer. Read full book review >

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POTENTIAL WEAPONS by Jocelyn Lieu
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2004

"An argument for the abolition of writing programs."
Stories about young women caught between cultures, not knowing which way to turn. Read full book review >

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I Love My Amazing Body by Jocelyn Scofield
Released: Nov. 14, 2015

"Made possible through a Kickstarter that funded 200% of the goal, this wonderfully illustrated book is a great way to get young readers talking—and thinking—about their bodies in a positive way."
Author Scofield and Illustrator Dors introduce Jackie, a friendly looking, kid-shaped girl who celebrates her body for its usefulness and sensation—without ever looking or feeling objectified—in this poetry collection about the parts of the body. Read full book review >

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THE IRON SWORD by Jocelyn Fox
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 2014

"A swords-and-sorcery tale that dazzles even when the dialogue fails to shine."
A young girl finds her destiny in ancient places in this debut fantasy novel. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 22, 2011

"The title refers to disparaging comments made by Nathaniel Hawthorne in a letter to his editor; Hawthorne was convinced female writers had nothing worthy to say, but this collection consistently proves him wrong. (notes, bibliography) (Collective biography. 14 & up)"
Spanning the globe and 1,000 years, Jocelyn profiles extraordinary women whose writing offers fascinating insight into their respective places and times. Read full book review >

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HOW IT HAPPENED IN PEACH HILL by Marthe Jocelyn
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 13, 2007

"Colorful and engrossing. (Fiction. 11-15)"
In 1924, Annie and her mother, an elegant but fraudulent clairvoyant, move among upstate New York towns, profiting tidily by telling seekers what they want to hear. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2004

"An interesting ploy, and if the inner workings are a bit too obvious, still a good read. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
In 1901, Mable, 14, and her older sister, Viola, board with a dairy-farm family in Ontario. Read full book review >