Search Results: "Katie Van Camp"


BOOK REVIEW

HARRY AND HORSIE by Katie Van Camp
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Young boys and space adventurers will adore this captivating, exuberant and contagious tale. (Picture book. 3-6)"
It's past bedtime, but Harry and Horsie are still awake, drawn to the Super Duper Bubble Blooper aglow in the moonlight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COOKIEBOT! by Katie Van Camp
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2011

"Inventive, animated and irresistible. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Harry and Horsie return to battle a giant, cookie-eating robot in this winning tale that will satisfy sweet tooth and thrill-seeker alike. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"The starting point for Van Camp's investigation is outwardly arbitrary, but the result is personal and fun. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Van Camp (A Man Called Raven, 1997, etc.) explains to readers how, on the day it was "so cold the snow is holding its breath," he impishly posed a single question to friends and family: "What's the most beautiful thing you know about horses?" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WE SANG YOU HOME by Richard Van Camp
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"The parents' certainty that their baby is 'the best of all of us' is an affirmation every baby should hear. (Board book. 3 mos.-2)"
In words and pictures, a pair of parents celebrates their little one. Read full book review >

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TWO LGBTQ FAIRY TALES
by Ana Grilo

2017 might already be here but I am still catching up with a few 2016 reads that I – sadly – was not able to get to last year.  I recently read two lovely YA Fantasy novels with LGBTQ characters and romance – and both had a fairy tale feel to them.

Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O’Neill ...


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KATIE KITAMURA
by Megan Labrise

In titling her latest novel, Katie Kitamura fittingly forwent the certainty of a definite article.

“ ‘The Separation’ would refer to the split between the two characters,” says Kitamura, author of A Separation, the story of a wife’s international pursuit of her estranged husband, “but I think it is about a divide within the narrator, between the different versions ...


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SPINNING WHEEL GOT TO GO ROUND
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for What Goes Up by Katie Kennedy

Cover Story: Upside Down
BFF Charm: Single White Female
Swoonworthy Scale: 3
Talky Talk: Science Fiction
Bonus Factors: Alternate Dimensions, Coach Taylor Award
Relationship Status: One and Done

Cover Story: Upside Down

Excuse me, Mr. Astronaut, but you might want to mosey North a little. I know how gravity works, and ...


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BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE YOU by Richard Van Camp
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"A poetic and joyful celebration. (Board book. 3-18 mos.)"
A mother and father profess their love for their little one. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHY? by Lindsay Camp
Released: June 1, 1999

"Lily's questioning saves the day, but it's no joke; the urge to understand, for her and children like her, is a survival instinct. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In a spirited book, Camp grabs the notion of a child's endless inquisitiveness and takes it for a quick spin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 2012

"A workmanlike, nuts-and-bolt account of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan."
A specific, technical study of the U.S. military's special operations against al-Qaeda in Afghanistan in the weeks after 9/11. Read full book review >