Search Results: "Justin Spring"


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JUSTIN by L.J. Alonge
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 7, 2016

"A satisfying character study that will leave readers racing to get the simultaneously publishing second installment, Janae, starring the tough, sharpshooting girl standout on Justin's team. (Fiction. 13-18)"
Alonge inaugurates a new basketball series set in Oakland, California, with a story featuring a young man trying to figure out basketball and life. Read full book review >

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THE GOURMANDS' WAY by Justin Spring
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"A literary meal both luscious and lively—and essential to understanding our vacillating love affair with the French."
A thoroughly researched account of how Americans fell in and out of love with French cuisine and cooking. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 24, 2010

"A vivid, candid portrait."
Provocative biography of a little-known university professor turned sex researcher and pornographer. Read full book review >

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JUSTIN THYME by Panama Oxridge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"From dust jacket (which purportedly contains clues to the pseudonymous author's identity) to closing page of disguised notes, a pleaser for fans of reading that requires decoding. (map, cast list) (Fantasy. 11-13)"
Hidden messages, ambiguous clues, cryptic hints and double entendres crowd chockablock into this puzzle mystery. Read full book review >

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Released: March 22, 1999

"A playful refabrication of spring, likely to please as a word game, certain to please for its images. (Picture book. 3-9)"
The team behind Autumn (1997) turns russet in for a spring-green coat in this paean that moves from April to June. Read full book review >

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SPRING by David Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"A tantalizing glimpse of what's in store after winter's long rest. (Pop-up picture book. 3-5)"
Snowdrifts give way to raindrops, and flowers burst out in bright profusion to signal the arrival of a new season. Read full book review >

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Spring by Jeannine Gerkman
Released: June 2, 2015

"Appealing illustrations and strong sensory descriptions make this volume a superb choice for a calm, nighttime lap read or a unit on the seasons for lower elementary school classes."
Gerkman introduces young readers to a poem employing a variety of new springtime vocabulary words in this short but image-packed debut picture book. Read full book review >

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SPRING by David Szalay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Subtle in its psychology, elegantly written, with lively and amusing minor characters—an impressive novel, but one with a slight morguelike chill."
A precise portrait of a blurry affair. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2012

"Hilarious, laugh-out-loud fun for middle-grade readers. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Justin tries to convince himself that, in spite of his well-earned nickname, he is not a worried kid anymore and that summer vacation means that there is absolutely nothing to worry about. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2010

"Absolutely marvelous. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Third grader Justin Case gets this nickname thanks to his amazing ability to worry about everything. Read full book review >