Search Results: "Kenny Harrison"


BOOK REVIEW

HIDE AND SEEK HARRY AT THE PLAYGROUND by Kenny Harrison
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"A brightly lit 'find it' game that focuses more on laughs than skill. (Board book. 2-3)"
Harry the hippo plays hide-and-seek. Read full book review >

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HIDE AND SEEK HARRY AROUND THE HOUSE by Kenny Harrison
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Not likely to be a longstanding favorite, but good for a brief bit of fun. (Board book. 1-3)"
A quick game of hide-and-seek with an enthusiastic but easy-to-find hippo. Read full book review >

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HOW I BECAME CHAMPION OF THE UNIVERSE by Kenny Harrison
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"It's a nonviolent, humorous, and happy outcome that youngsters will find immensely satisfying; the perfect antidote to WWF fever. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Call it the WWF for preschoolers, if you will, but with cream pies and squirt guns instead of body slams and head locks. Read full book review >

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A HOUSE ON THE PIAZZA by Kenny Marotta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A delight."
Marotta (a Piece of Earth, 1985) links seven stories and a novella to make up his debut collection—Italian diaspora tales that easily transcend their ethnic theme in time and place. Read full book review >

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The Docent by Tom  Kenny
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 3, 2016

"A sharp and suspenseful novel about a Boston museum theft."
A judge, an eager young law clerk, and a museum docent find themselves caught up in one of the most notorious art heists in history in this legal thriller. Read full book review >

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Footloose In America by Bud Kenny
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 11, 2015

"A slight but appealing account of a long walk (with mule) from Arkansas to Maine."
The author and his wife, newlyweds in their 50s, undertake a cross-country journey by mule-drawn cart in this memoir. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 9, 2011

"Good thwarts evil in a simple, relatable way in Morrison's morality tale that entertains while avoiding saccharine moralizing."
A warm adventure story featuring man's best friends and a very special cat. Read full book review >

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LUCK OR SOMETHING LIKE IT by Kenny Rogers
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"'The audience expects to be entertained 100 percent for their ticket dollar,' Rogers writes. This doesn't really hit that 100 percent mark, but it's a light and pleasant read all the same."
Unassuming memoir by one-time chartbuster Rogers, he of "The Gambler" fame. Read full book review >

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BODY, REMEMBER by Kenny Fries
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 13, 1997

"His journey from the safety of the shallows to a rich, loving, and productive life is a memorable story. (Author tour)"
A beautifully written, moving memoir by a disabled poet and playwright who explores both the scars on his body and those on his psyche. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 5, 2012

"A mostly upbeat book that explains many of the obstacles to success while often glossing over those obstacles and the negative outcomes accompanying the admirable successes."
Inspirational account of a woman beating the odds to open quality schools for low-income families in Harlem. Read full book review >

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THE AUTUMN BALLOON by Kenny Porpora
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"As one teacher exulted after his acceptance to the Columbia Journalism School, '[p]eople with stories like yours don't end up in the Ivy League.' And yet Porpora did, and now his stories have become the material for his piercing first book."
A memoir of the author's incredibly dysfunctional nuclear family. Read full book review >