Search Results: "Kevin Dockery"


BOOK REVIEW

POINT MAN by James Watson
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 25, 1993

"The text, which has about as much subtlety and sensitivity as a swift kick to the groin, includes 12 b&w photos—not seen."
A veteran's salty recollections of what it meant to be a member of the Navy SEALs. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 6, 2002

"An entertaining and informative volume that will appeal to general readers interested in military history or high adventure. (Maps and photos throughout)"
Interviews with Vietnam-era Navy SEALs about their elite training and demanding military service. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 2, 2002

"Despite the absence of insights, an entertaining life of a member in good standing of a highly elite band of brothers."
As-told-to autobiography of a member of the Navy's elite SEAL special-force unit. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 4, 1998

"A worthy addition to the growing treasury of SEAL lore."
An oral history of US Navy SEALs, arguably the best elite warriors in the world and trained to fight at sea, in the air, and on land. Read full book review >

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FEAR THE BARFITRON  by M.D. Payne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2013

"Buckets full of gross, but are readers guano scoop up an entire series? Snot likely. (Gross-out horror. 10-12)"
A blatant bid for the Goosebumps audience, with added gushes of vomit. Read full book review >

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MONSTERS ON THE RUN by Kevin Sherry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Monster and dino lovers alike will enjoy the foolishness. (Graphic/fantasy hybrid. 5-9)"
Yeti Blizz and his cryptid cronies are back for more adventure. Read full book review >

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WHEN EDGAR MET CECIL by Kevin Luthardt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"This far-out lesson in making friends understands that to the new kid in school, everyone is going to seem scary and weird. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Making friends can be really hard, especially for a little robot who's the new kid in a school populated by extraterrestrials. Read full book review >

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NEIL FLAMBÉ AND THE CRUSADER'S CURSE by Kevin Sylvester
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 8, 2012

"This is a funny book, chock full of action, slapstick, puns and eccentrics. Fans of the first two will eat it up. (Mystery. 12-14)"
This mystery/adventure, third in the series, begins in Vancouver, Canada, then takes a side trip to Paris, leaving a trail of amusement and mayhem. Read full book review >

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OLD BEAR by Kevin Henkes
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Confident, harmonious and sweet. (Picture book. 2-6)"
When Old Bear sleeps, he dreams of being a cub and of the changing seasons. Read full book review >

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A GOOD DAY by Kevin Henkes
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2007

"A glorious celebration of the simple joys of childhood. (Picture book. 2-5)"
What makes a good day good? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GREAT RACE by Kevin O'Malley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2011

"An updated but optional version of this ubiquitous tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A slightly fractured fable works too hard to appeal to an adult audience and leaves children in the dust. Read full book review >

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JUNONIA by Kevin Henkes
Kirkus Star
by Kevin Henkes, illustrated by Kevin Henkes
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2011

"Very few writers have such a keen understanding of the emotional lives of children; here Henkes is at the top of his game. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Every year, Alice celebrates her birthday week in February with her parents in a cottage on the beach in Sanibel, far from her snowy Wisconsin home. Read full book review >