Search Results: "Jonathan W. Jordan"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2011

"A masterly, exciting study of character and tactics in World War II."
An inspired collective biography of the three American generals—and friends—who conquered the Nazis. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2015

"In addition to World War II buffs, other readers will enjoy the intrigue, back-stabbing, action, and diplomacy in this well-written book."
Attorney Jordan (Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership that Drove the Allied Conquest in Europe, 2011, etc.) delivers another page-turning chronicle of World War II.Read full book review >

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ADDISON COOKE AND THE TREASURE OF THE INCAS by Jonathan W. Stokes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"This book is the first in a series; here's hoping future entries have better-authenticated backbones. (Adventure. 8-12)"
Twelve-year-old Addison Cooke must find two missing keys that will lead to an ancient Incan treasure if he is to save his archaeologist relatives from an evil kidnapper. Read full book review >

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DID I TELL YOU I LOVE YOU TODAY? by Deloris Jordan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"In the manner of Guess How Much I Love You and other gentle evocations of parental and familial love, this is a tender read-aloud that might become an often-repeated bedtime ritual for the very young. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A mother tells her child all the ways she demonstrates her love as they experience the events of daily living. Read full book review >

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UNLEASHED by Sophie Jordan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"Only for romance fans. (Dystopian romance. 14-18)"
Davy's escaped from the government camp of Uninvited (2014), but she's on the run and still far from safe.Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 2012

"Still, Peter is a likable narrator for a satisfying story with heart. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
When Peter Friedman injures his arm the summer before starting high school, and the doctors tell him he will never pitch again, his life is turned upside down. Read full book review >

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TIME OF THE EAGLE by Sherryl Jordan
FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2007

"As Avala would say, 'a high lot beautiful.' (Fantasy. YA)"
A compassionate, heartfelt fantasy fulfills the promise of Secret Sacrament (2001). Read full book review >

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TIME OF THE EAGLE by Sherryl Jordan
FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2007

"As Avala would say, 'a high lot beautiful.' (Fantasy. YA)"
A compassionate, heartfelt fantasy fulfills the promise of Secret Sacrament (2001). Read full book review >

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THE DRAGON’S PEARL by Devin Jordan
ADVENTURE
Released: July 7, 2009

"Readers who want a quest for a lost father set in a magical ancient China should be directed to Cindy Pon's Silver Phoenix (2009) instead; save this one for a slow day. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
When 16-year-old Marco Polo's father vanishes, Marco and his friends set off on a rescue mission that takes them from the everyday world to the magical "wild and untamed" Unknown Lands beyond the Insurmountable Mountains. Read full book review >

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THE HUNTING OF THE LAST DRAGON by Sherryl Jordan
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2002

"Jordan creates an appealing and sedate romance in an unusual place and time for younger readers than her usual, more complex work. (Fiction. 9-12)"
In a well-realized medieval world, Jordan (The Secret Sacrament, 2001, etc.) introduces one small element of fantasy: the last dragon left on earth. Read full book review >