Search Results: "Julia Park Tracey"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A thoroughly enjoyable read and a fun look at the 1920s through the eyes of a teenager."
Fifteen-year-old Doris Bailey's 1920s diary offers insight into history, culture and the everyday travails of a teenager. Read full book review >

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YUM! YUCK! by Linda Sue Park
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2005

"EWSLUGp1992. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Park follows Mung-Mung: A Foldout Book of Animal Sounds (2004) with an equally international array of human exclamations—in about two dozen tongues, and uttered by a multicultural cast of children depicted on foldout leaves. Read full book review >

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FIRST SNOW by Bomi Park
by Bomi Park, illustrated by Bomi Park
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Readers will find themselves longing for the season's first snow, too. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little Korean child celebrates the titular first snow. Read full book review >

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JULIA GLASS
by Kerri Arsenault

Julia Glass, author of A House Among the Trees, speaks to me wearing sweaty badminton clothes. Marblehead, Massachusetts, where she lives, operates one of the few remaining private badminton clubs—Gut‘n Feathers—in the United States. “If I have a routine, it’s not writing; it’s playing badminton as often as I can,” she says. Her love of the sport mirrors the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 10, 2011

"Smooth, soft-centered confection that goes down with a smile."
Two Washington, D.C., siblings, disillusioned with life and love, join forces to realize a sweetly successful venture. Read full book review >

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WITCH EYES by Scott Tracey
Released: Oct. 8, 2011

"Tracey's promising debut neither panders nor patronizes, trusting readers to solve Belle Dam's complex mysteries alongside a capable, self-assured hero. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
A bewitching blend of paranormal romance and intrigue. Read full book review >

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ANGEL’S GRACE by Tracey Baptiste
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"A nice read. (Fiction. 11+)"
Thirteen-year-old Grace has always known that somehow she doesn't fit in with the rest of her family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FALLEN STAR by Tracey Hecht
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Fresh and fun: the brigade delights as it explores another forest mystery. (Fantasy. 7-12)"
The Noctural Brigade returns in the third installment in the eponymous series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEBOW TAILS by Tracey Sullivan
Released: Sept. 28, 2016

"While reaching out to save a friend in trouble—even a bully—is an act of heroism, kids, don't try this at home!"
A bully learns a valuable lesson about how to treat his friends in this anthropomorphized dog tale of adventure on the water from debut author Sullivan. Read full book review >

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JOCKEY DAUGHTER by Tracey Cooper
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 7, 2016

"Readers may want more explanations, but even the gaps in this well-written, engrossing book about an abusive mother are revealing."
This debut memoir offers a glimpse into the world of horse racing and a detailed account of abuse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 2, 2008

"A sincere memoir of grief and hope that honors Irish folklore while giving modern medicine its due."
Irish-American journalist Tracey explores the perplexing disease that has plagued at least four generations of his family. Read full book review >