Search Results: "Julianne Moore"


BOOK REVIEW

LUNCH, OR WHAT'S THAT? by Julianne Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"New readers deserve better. (Early reader. 4-7)"
Moore lampoons school lunches in this early-reader series outing. Read full book review >

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BACKPACKS! by Julianne Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"Though the series continues, readers are not likely to want to meet Freckleface Strawberry and Windy Pants Patrick again. (Early reader. 4-7)"
Two students learn to own up to their mistakes—and not to put gum or doughnuts in their backpacks—in actor Moore's new early-reader series. Read full book review >

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FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY AND THE REALLY BIG VOICE by Julianne Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 12, 2016

"Fans of Freckleface Strawberry and her friends will welcome their return, but better stories about school, friendship, and embracing individuality abound. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A young boy discovers that his loud voice is (mostly) not appreciated at school. Read full book review >

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MY MOM IS A FOREIGNER, BUT NOT TO ME by Julianne Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A confusing mess. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A chorus of children with foreign-born mothers join voices to express their side of the immigrant experience. Read full book review >

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TRAVELING THE POWER LINE by Julianne Couch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2013

"Fair, thoughtful and balanced."
A Wyoming-based journalist and essayist chronicles her visits to nine electrical power stations across the country, examining the pros and cons of the fuel sources used at each site. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 19, 1991

"Since you can't get far without these ingredients (and even the substitutes are a little obscure), we'll be waiting for the list of mail-order sources to come in the finished book."
Margvelashvili—a Canadian married to a Soviet Georgian- -divides her time between Vancouver and Tbilisi, Georgia, and has taken fine advantage of the opportunity to investigate the cooking styles, native spices, and culinary legends of this region rich in colorful and fragrant foods. Read full book review >

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JULIANNE PACHICO
by Megan Labrise

Debut author Julianne Pachico knows what you’re thinking when you hear the words “Colombian literature.”

“When people say ‘Colombian literature,’ ” she says, “the book that instantly comes into people’s heads is One Hundred Years of Solitude.”

Raised by expat parents in Cali, Colombia, Pachico departed at age 18 to continue her education in Oregon and England ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE LUCKY ONES by Julianne Pachico
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"Unsettling and pulsing with life; a brilliantly surreal portrait of life amid destabilizing violence."
Set during the bloody height of the Colombian conflict and spanning more than two decades, Pachico's unforgettable whirlwind of a debut centers around the intersecting lives of a group of wealthy schoolgirls as well as the parents, teachers, and housekeepers who move in their orbit. Read full book review >

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WOMEN ON THE EDGE by Samantha Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Admirably pushes boundaries."
Diverse collection cuts a broad swath through the L.A. literary scene with fiction ranging from sparklingly edgy to patently peripheral. Read full book review >

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IN COMPANY OF THE DRAGON by Julianne Toman
Released: May 22, 2009

"An impassioned plea to children that should be more engaging."
Torrey, a young girl with legendary connections to the natural world, enlists the help of friends of various ethnic backgrounds to fight the monster that threatens to consume nature entirely. Read full book review >

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OH, LITTLE JACK by Inga Moore
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1992

"These soft, warm drawings are precious, in the best sense. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A simple, predictable story about a little rabbit who's too small to help his parents or join the play of his older siblings; fortunately, the tricycle Granpa has fixed for him is just the right size, as is Granpa's lap when they share a book later that evening. Read full book review >

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A BIG DAY FOR LITTLE JACK by Inga Moore
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Only someone with a heart of stone wouldn't love the winsome Rabbit family and this charming, undidactic approach to fears of the unknown. (Fiction/Picture book. 3+)"
When the youngest of the Rabbit clan (Oh, Little Jack, 1992, etc.) is invited to his first party, the rest of the family helps him get ready. Read full book review >