Search Results: "Keith Faulkner"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1998

"It's all gawky fun; it may also be educational. (glossary) (Picture book. 6-11)"
Internet jargon and capabilities, as presented by Willy, a basic computer nerd, who builds programs and surfs the Web: One day he finds himself sucked by a force out of real time, through his monitor, and into cyberspace. Read full book review >

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THE WIDE-MOUTHED FROG by Keith Faulkner
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1996

"More durable and economical than many of its type, this one is also great fun. (Picture book/folklore. 2-6)"
An effervescent pop-up version of the familiar tale of the wide-mouthed frog who blithely asks each animal he meets what it likes to eat, including an alligator who says that he eats wide- mouthed frogs. Read full book review >

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THE LONG-NOSED PIG by Keith Faulkner
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1998

"All the protuberant pop-ups, some bright colors, and lively art—the dirt smudges that begrime the pig are cleverly made from brown fingerprints across the pink paint surface—keep everything trotting merrily along. (Pop-up. 2- 6)"
A companion to The Wide-Mouthed Frog (1995) that is not as funny, but fans of the first book will want to get their hands on this one to see what pops out at them. Read full book review >

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A TASTE OF COLORED WATER by Matt Faulkner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"It's a salutary theme, handled here with terrific appeal. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Hearing tell of a fountain in the big city billed "colored," two country children decide that they have to see such a marvel in this 1960s-era tale. Read full book review >

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KNIGHT'S GAMBIT by William Faulkner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 1949

"The enigmatic style is rather piquing, but the end impression is one of irritation."
Faulkner has produced in the past some of the most powerful, socially significant experimental writing that has come out of America — landmark in literature of the Deep South. Read full book review >

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THE WISHING TREE by William Faulkner
Released: April 1, 1967

"Wishing Tree, well, it's Just a sprig of a story but, on the author's name, attention my materialize."
"For his dear friend Victoria on her eighth birthday Bill he made this Book"—recently made available to the publishers who are making it available to Faulkner's admirers. Read full book review >

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GAIJIN by Matt Faulkner
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2014

"An accessible account about a dark—and still too-little-known—moment in American history. (author's note, resources) (Graphic historical fiction. 9-12)"
After the United States enters World War II, a half-Japanese teen and his white mother find themselves interned at the Alameda Downs Assembly Center. Read full book review >

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REQUIEM FOR A NUN by William Faulkner
Released: Sept. 24, 1951

"Faulkner comes closer perhaps to Eugene Neill than to his own tradition."
A strange book even to come from the pen of the unpredictable Nobel prize winner. Read full book review >

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THE TOWN by William Faulkner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1975

"One questions whether it will make new recruits."
Subtitled A Novel of the Snopes Family, this continues the particular panel in the Jefferson, Mississippi, chronicle that centers on the Snopes, with their ambitious and rapacious Flem Snopes as villain of the piece. Read full book review >

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BIG WOODS by William Faulkner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 1955

"A special plus item- not to be handled as a big new Faulkner."
A gift book, this, with illustrations by Edward Shenton, and containing the hunting stories spanning two generations and set in the Big Woods, thirty miles from Jefferson. Read full book review >

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BITTERROOT by Steven Faulkner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 7, 2016

"A fine travelogue worthy of shelving next to Jonathan Raban and William Least Heat-Moon."
A well-recounted father-and-son journey in the Missouri River country. Read full book review >

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Released: May 11, 1942

"Many of the stories have appeared in magazines."
Seven short and long-short stories of the ramifications of a Mississippi family, from the legendary Buck and Buddy, to present day. Read full book review >