Search Results: "Kenneth Brower"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WILDNESS WITHIN by Kenneth Brower
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 17, 2012

"A worthy tribute and a good lesson on the conservation movement."
A tribute to David Brower (1912-2000), father of the modern environmental movement, on what would have been his 100th birthday. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 6, 2011

"An excruciatingly detailed, nightmarish saga demonstrating the sometimes inexplicable power of human evil."
A private investigator exposes the horrors of a fundamentalist Mormon sect. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN PANTS by Kenneth Kraegel
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2017

"This quirky kid and his loving family will instantly endear themselves to readers. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A little boy has a big decision to make when asked to be in his cousin's wedding. Read full book review >

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KENNETH KRAEGEL: BY THE SEAT OF HIS PANTS
by Julie Danielson

Most people of all economic stripes, I would venture to say, have had the experience of owning that one piece of clothing that makes them feel utterly comfortable and happy when they wear it. Maybe it fits just right; maybe it has the perfect pockets in just the right places; or maybe they know they look good in it. This ...


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BOOK REVIEW

STARCLIMBER by Kenneth Oppel
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"Once again, Oppel has assembled intriguing characters, especially Matt's fellow astralnauts, who populate a fast-paced narrative that features enough unpredictable plot twists to keep readers riveted to Matt's story to the finish. (Fantasy. YA)"
Matt Cruse, hero of Printz Honor-winning Airborn (2004) and its sequel, Skybreaker (2006), returns for another thrilling adventure. Read full book review >

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HALF BROTHER by Kenneth Oppel
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"There are no easy answers, just a thoughtful portrayal of real people grappling with tough questions. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Ben Tomlin and his parents move to Vancouver for his father's new job with the university. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AIRBORN by Kenneth Oppel
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2004

"Full of a sense of air, flying details, and action. (airship diagram) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Entrancing, exciting adventure with airships, pirates, and mysterious flying mammals takes place on an earth with the same geography as ours but different technology. Read full book review >

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DIVING TO A DEEP-SEA VOLCANO by Kenneth Mallory
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2006

This newest entry in the essential Scientists in the Field series takes readers to some of the lowest points on the planet—thousands of feet below the ocean's surface, where colonies of eldritch-looking tube worms and other denizens thrive around sunless, hydrothermal vents that are more times hotter than boiling temperature. Read full book review >