Search Results: "Katherine Pryor"


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ZORA'S ZUCCHINI by Katherine Pryor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 17, 2015

"A sturdy effort from a small press focused on food literacy. (ideas for dealing with extra garden produce) (Picture book. 4-8)"
After planting a dozen free zucchini plants, Zora finds ways to share and trade her bumper crop with others in her community. Read full book review >

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SYLVIA'S SPINACH by Katherine Pryor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"Very young gardeners will need more information, but for certain picky eaters, the suggested strategy just might work. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A young spinach hater becomes a spinach lover after she has to grow her own in a class garden. Read full book review >

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THOMAS IN DANGER by Bonnie Pryor
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"The historical details are vivid, the action unfolds at a strong pace, and as the exciting story concludes, the author's parting comments will make readers reflect anew on American history. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 9-11)"
This first entry in the American Adventures series is set during the Revolutionary War. Read full book review >

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HOLLOW MAN by Mark Pryor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"In a departure from his Hugo Marston series (The Reluctant Matador, 2015, etc.), Pryor has produced an audacious stand-alone that dares the reader to sympathize with a coldblooded killer whose lack of empathy allows his cunning to run free."
Austin's music scene provides the backdrop for a creepy psychological thriller. Read full book review >

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LOOK AT YOU NOW by Liz Pryor
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 28, 2016

"An unsentimental yet moving coming-of-age memoir."
A writer and life advice expert tells the story of how an unexpected teen pregnancy taught her unforgettable lessons in humility and courage. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 15, 2007

"An interesting take on an age that continues to influence the world."
Technological advancements in the field of archaeology substantially rewrite long-accepted historical facts about Britain. Read full book review >

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MONKEY IN THE MIDDLE by Josh Pryor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2003

"The result is simply confusion: transitions from scene to scene are missing or clumsy, and a coherent flow of action and dialogue fails to emerge."
Unfortunate shenanigans involving monkeys, Saddam Hussein, and secret research labs. Read full book review >

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THE RELUCTANT MATADOR by Mark Pryor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 2, 2015

"Pryor lays it on thick: Hugo and Tom act out with frat-boy glee, the Rioja flows, and the Spanish authorities assign only English-speaking detectives for the convenience of their American chums. Strictly for those who think espionage is like Club Med without the beads."
The head of security at the U.S. Embassy in Paris explores Barcelona in search of a wannabe model. Read full book review >

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THE PARIS LIBRARIAN by Mark Pryor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"More cerebral than Pryor's earlier cases (The Reluctant Matador, 2015, etc.), but fans will still find plenty of action."
A Paris librarian's death is just the start of a series of mysterious occurrences. Read full book review >

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GREENBROOK FARM by Bonnie Pryor
ANIMALS
Released: June 26, 1991

"A pleasant farm visit. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A little girl takes the reader on a tour of the farm where she has always lived, confiding her experiences with the babies in the various animal families and concluding with her own new brother. Read full book review >