Search Results: "Katharine Kenah"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BEST TEACHER IN SECOND GRADE by Katharine Kenah
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2006

"A school story that shines. (Easy reader. 5-8)"
This Level 2 reader in the I Can Read series reinvigorates the theme of travail and triumph for the new kid in class. Read full book review >

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FERRY TAIL by Katharine Kenah
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2014

"Though a dog on the loose on a ferryboat is truly a fairy tale, Walter's story is a tale well-told. (Picture book. 4-7)"
An energetic, joyful dog finds his true home and family onboard a large ferryboat that conveys cars and people to an island community. Read full book review >

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EGGS OVER EASY by Katharine Kenah
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Newly proficient readers will enjoy the light, pleasant story, its happy outcome, and Chambliss's nicely expressive b&w illustrations. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Sam and Rowen have befriended a nesting duck in the park. Read full book review >

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THE VERY STUFFED TURKEY by Katharine Kenah
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"A nice respite from tales of Pilgrims and of turkeys hiding from farmers. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Turkey loves to eat, and he loves his barnyard friends…but how many Thanksgiving dinners can one turkey eat? Read full book review >

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THE BEST CHEF IN SECOND GRADE by Katharine Kenah
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"As Ollie seems to do his kitchen work without parental assistance, a cautionary tip or two (and maybe a recipe) might not have gone amiss here, but the episode's mouthwatering climax and resolution will guarantee smiles of contentment all around. (Easy reader. 6-7)"
An impending school visit by a celebrity chef sends budding cook Ollie into a tailspin. Read full book review >

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THE BEST SEAT IN SECOND GRADE by Katharine Kenah
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2005

"Carter's expressive watercolor illustrations help bring the kids in room 75 and their furry pet to life. (Easy reader. 5-8)"
In an unusual twist on the school field trip theme, a second-grade boy named Sam manages to take the class hamster along on a visit to the science museum. Read full book review >

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THE DREAM SHOP by Katharine Kenah
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"The oversized format with double-page spreads make this a good choice for reading aloud in a group setting as well as a bibliotherapeutic balm for kids with scary dreams of their own. (Picture book. 5-7)"
In her second book, Kenah (Eggs Over Easy, 1993) tells the story of a little girl named Pip who travels in her dream to a strange sort of store first suggested by her cousin, Joseph. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2005

"Calculatingly inspirational while avoiding treacle."
An analysis of key factors and events in Graham's remarkable transition from acquiescent wife and mother to stalwart CEO of the Washington Post. Read full book review >

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KATHARINE HEPBURN by James Robert Parish
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Parish regards Hepburn more objectively than most of her other biographers, but he comes up with little that is definitive or new—perhaps because of the dearth and deaths of primary sources to document her (sex) life."
To the often-told stories of Hepburn's life, this latest biography promises to add the untold. Read full book review >

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KATHARINE HEPBURN by Barbara Leaming
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1995

"The Ford gossip is news, but better than the psychobabble about Kate is the inspiring story of her mother, a strong, complex heroine if ever there was one. (32 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
A psycho-bio of the actress and her mother that begins as riveting melodrama and turns into talk-show buffalo chips. Read full book review >

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THE MADNESS OF LOVE by Katharine Davies
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 18, 2005

"As pretentious as its title suggests: an update that lacks energy despite all the 'madcap' confusion."
British author Davies debuts with a modern, slightly depressive take on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Read full book review >

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1/5/2010 by Katharine Boling
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"Easy to read, thanks to the concise text, short chapters, large print, and wide leading. (Historical fiction. 10-13)"
In a braided narrative about twin girls told in two first-person voices, Pauline and Arlene, 10, have an angry relationship. Read full book review >