Search Results: "Katherine Mayfield"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 12, 2012

"Full of stark realities of abuse but also the hopefulness of healing, Mayfield's memoir provides helpful insight to those facing similar struggles."
An exploration of the guilt and anger associated with breaking out of a box fashioned by years of abuse. Read full book review >

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I CARRIED YOU ON EAGLES' WINGS by Sue Mayfield
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 16, 1991

"The mother-son relationship is poorly developed and doesn't give a real sense of their intimacy between the two; as a result, Tony's frustrated outbursts sound hollow. (Fiction. 11+)"
On the surface, ninth-grader Tony Sharp leads the life of an average teen: he listens to rock, has a part-time job, and is having his first romance. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 27, 2012

"Thoughtful, evocative and rewarding."
In the Canadian wilderness in the early 1970s, a sudden act of violence leaves a young woman questioning everything she thinks she knows about right, wrong and moral consequence. Read full book review >

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DROWNING ANNA by Sue Mayfield
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Justice for Hayley is less important than Melanie's and Frances's realizations of their own failures to nurture Anna; in the end, the story represents a bleakly compelling cautionary tale for teens and their adults. (Fiction. 10-14)"
The slow but near-total destruction of a bright and talented teenage girl is clinically anatomized in this British import. Read full book review >

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HOWLING AT THE MOON by Steven Mayfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 29, 2010

"A superbly wrought set of tales, as beguiling as a midnight serenade."
Ineffectual, exuberant cries of protest are among the many ripostes to life's absurdities in this scintillating collection of stories. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 21, 2014

"A concise, accessible and easy-to-follow primer on biblical precursors."
Mayfield (Coming Clean from Abilene, 2013) offers an investigation into various influences on the text of the Bible. Read full book review >

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THE UNDERTAKER'S DAUGHTER by Kate Mayfield
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"Introspective and rich with personal revelation."
In her debut memoir, Mayfield (co-author: Ellie Hart Goes to Work, 2005, etc.) mines her 1960s rural Kentucky childhood as the daughter of a charismatic, alcoholic father who earned his living as an undertaker.Read full book review >

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Released: June 8, 2011

"An engaging perspective from a man of the road with the heart of a poet."
A trucker journeys through nooks of America and his own pondering mind. Read full book review >

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ASSIMILATE OR GO HOME by D.L. Mayfield
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"A limp testament to privileged self-discovery."
The author's experiences working with refugees. Read full book review >

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INTO THE WILD WITH KATHERINE ROY
by Julie Danielson

Katherine Roy up and won a 2015 Robert F. Sibert Award Honor Book for her meticulously-researched Neighborhood Sharks (also named a Kirkus Best Children’s Book of 2014), which explored, just a few miles from San Francisco, the ocean’s largest predators. Not bad for the first book she both wrote and illustrated.

Now she’s back with How to Be an ...


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