Search Results: "John Schoenherr"


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REBEL by John Schoenherr
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 12, 1995

"The reunion with its parents makes for an immensely satisfying conclusion, and children will want to search back through the pages for evidence of the first rebellion and the last. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Schoenherr (Bear, 1991, etc.) excels in an expressive and original tale. Read full book review >

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BEAR by John Schoenherr
ANIMALS
Released: March 28, 1991

The little bear is too young for independence when his mother disappears; but with time, perseverance, and luck he does learn to manage on his own. Read full book review >

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JOHN!  by Rolin Bruno
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2015

"While sometimes offering a confusing tangle of voices that lack individual features, this tale delivers a fresh and well-researched fictionalization of the assembling of the Apostles from John's point of view."
A young John the Apostle leaves his home to follow Jesus in this debut biblical novel. Read full book review >

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JOHN by Niall Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Irish novelist Williams (Four Letters of Love, 1999, etc.) takes spiritual issues seriously—and continues to write compellingly about them."
John the Apostle, now a revered Master in exile with a small band of Christian brothers on the island of Patmos, confronts heresy, schism and doubt. Read full book review >

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OWL MOON by John Schoenherr
Released: Oct. 23, 1987

A rare reappearance of a fine illustrator (Rascal, Julie of the Wolves), whose watercolors here follow a father and small child as they seek an owl beneath a winter moon. Read full book review >

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WILD VOICES by Drew Nelson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 25, 1991

"Schoenherr provides handsome drawings as headings for each story. (Short stories. 10-14)"
Seven bleak, realistic stories about animals coexisting and competing on a western farm and in the nearby wilderness. Read full book review >

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PIGS IN THE MUD IN THE MIDDLE OF THE RUD by Lynn Plourde
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

"A wonderful frolic in mud and verse, and Plourde's debut. (Junior Library Guild Selection) (Picture book. 4-8)"
The road is blocked by big pink pigs, and there's nothing to do but get out of the car and try to get them to move. Read full book review >

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THE WOUNDED WOLF by John Schoenherr
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 6, 1978

When a gravely wounded wolf stumbles up Toklat Ridge, a scouting raven calls out his signal of coming death. Read full book review >

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JULIE OF THE WOLVES by John Schoenherr
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 10, 1972

"Though remarkable Miyax and her experience are totally believable, her spirit living evidence of the magnitude of the loss."
Running away from an arranged marriage with simpleminded Donald, thirteen year-old Julie (she prefers Miyax, her Eskimo name) survives on the barren tundra by making friends with a family of wolves. Read full book review >

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JOHN BIRCH by Terry Lautz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 4, 2016

"A useful work that elucidates both the U.S. role in China and some elements of the contemporary conservative mindset."
A serious probe into the life of the Baptist missionary to China who posthumously (and thus unwittingly) served as the right wing's poster child. Read full book review >

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JOHN MARSHALL by Harlow Giles Unger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"A vigorous account of an influential American life."
A cradle-to-grave biography of the U.S. Supreme Court's longest-serving chief justice. Read full book review >

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JOHN HUSTON by Jeffrey Meyers
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"The author is perhaps a bit overly enamored with his magnificent monster of a subject (and indulges a weakness for strained puns and clumsy humor), but this biography is a serious, intelligent, highly readable reckoning with Huston's outsize legacy."
A richly flavorful biography of John Huston, great director and bona fide man's man. Read full book review >