Search Results: "Kevin Duggan"


BOOK REVIEW

AS THE CROW FLIES by Sheila Keenan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A helpful addition to the nature shelf, especially for its uncommon focus on urban birds. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Rhyming couplets celebrate the abilities and ubiquity of crows and the noisy crowds of a city winter roost. Read full book review >

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BAXTER GOES TO IMAGINATION LAND by Jenn Duggan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2017

"Lap readers are sure to enjoy this trip into a canine imagination—and use this journey to jump-start their own art projects."
A dog wonders why everything around him is so strange in this rhyming ode to imagination from debut author and illustrator Duggan. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 28, 2008

"An expressive history, of interest to students of European history and geopolitics."
A capable recounting of the long, ongoing and perhaps futile struggle to forge a single nation from the many regions, and the many more divided loyalties, of the Italians. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2003

"More literate and convincing than most of its kind: a good candidate for business-minded readers seeking something for airplane or nightstand."
Pop business meets military and intellectual history in this intriguing study of strategizing as a habit of being. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VIOLET'S FINEST HOUR by Alice Duggan
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 16, 1991

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 7-10)"
A cartoon-style adventure with cats for people. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

KEVIN YOUNG
by Megan Labrise

According to poet and critic Kevin Young’s latest treatise, there’s something more American than apple pie. Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News is a philosophical history of the hoax, from mid-19th-century circus sideshows to the baseless stories that circulate our social media feeds.

“People had for a long time thought of the hoax in ...


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BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >