Search Results: "Kathleen Winter"


BOOK REVIEW

Krazy Kathleen by William Tellem
Released: Feb. 10, 2016

"A lighthearted ode to books featuring eye-catching, funny pictures of an eccentric character."
A children's librarian who keeps everything in seemingly random piles teaches local residents a lesson in this tale by Tellem (Zen the Zebra, 2015, etc.), featuring illustrations by Coules. Read full book review >

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BOUNDLESS by Kathleen Winter
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"With the eye of a poet and the stamina of an Amundsen, Winter proves a delightful guide into unexplored realms. Worthy of shelving alongside Barry Lopez's Arctic Dreams (1986)."
Literate, luminous travels in the far north. Read full book review >

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ANNABEL by Kathleen Winter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"A compelling, gracefully written novel about mixed gender that sheds insight as surely as it rejects sensationalism. This book announces the arrival of a major writer."
In a remote coastal town in Newfoundland in the 1970s, a young person of mixed gender struggles for identity, acceptance and understanding Read full book review >

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KATHLEEN, PLEASE COME HOME by Scott O'Dell
FICTION
Released: March 1, 1978

"Of course this sort of material has an enduring fascination for daydreaming stay-at-homes."
The diary of a runaway girl, whose dismal experiences are attributed largely to "going along" with a bad companion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINTER  by Ali Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"A sprightly, digressive, intriguing fandango on life and time."
Christmas 2016 is a time of memory and confrontation for two estranged sisters in this second installment of the British author's Seasonal Quartet. Read full book review >

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COTTON MILL TOWN by Kathleen Hershey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"Still, memory is selective, and the nostalgia's warm glow is genuine. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Speaking in the voice of the child she was when ice-cream cones were a nickel, the author reminisces about visiting her grandmama in North Carolina. Read full book review >

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WINTER by Karl Ove Knausgaard
Kirkus Star
by Karl Ove Knausgaard, translated by Ingvild Burkey, illustrated by Lars Lerin
Released: Jan. 23, 2018

"A winningly interior journey into the most interior of seasons."
The Norwegian author continues his series of seasonal meditations with some appropriately austere thoughts on nature and life in a cold climate. Read full book review >

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WINTER by Christopher Nicholson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Elegant, lyrical, and absorbing."
Thomas Hardy's last love. Read full book review >

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WINTER by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"The labels may prove more distracting than illuminating, but this isn't quite the usual sort of stop on the well-worn seasonal round. (Pop-up picture book. 3-5)"
A quick, season-centered look-about from a master of paper engineering. Read full book review >

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WINTER by Child's Play
by Child's Play, illustrated by Ailie Busby
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"An arbitrary listing of activities loosely connected by the concept of seasons, the book may be too wordy for toddlers and doesn't provide enough substance to engage preschoolers. (Board book. 2-3)"
A multiethnic cast of characters is shown cheerfully engaged in seasonal activities. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINTER by John Marsden
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"Not up to the standard set by the author's Letters from the Inside (1994), but likely to find a readership nevertheless. (Fiction. YA)"
An Australian import that examines the reverberations a traumatic past has upon the present. Read full book review >