Search Results: "Kimberly Greene Angle"


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HUMMINGBIRD by Kimberly Greene Angle
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 10, 2008

"Warm family fare. (Fiction. 8-12)"
When confronted with loss, a pre-teen in rural Georgia learns to take nothing for granted. Read full book review >

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BILLY BEG AND HIS BULL by Ellin Greene
ANIMALS
Released: March 15, 1994

"Greene pays fine tribute to her source, shanachie Seumas MacManus, in a prefatory note. (Folklore/Picture book. 6-8)"
A pleasantly lilting, somewhat simplified rendition of an Irish tale about a boy and his magical companion: a bull that, dying in battle, leaves the lad a sword and a tablecloth, both with unusual qualities. Read full book review >

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THOSE THAT MATTERED by Barbara Angle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A hard-edged tale of mining conditions and, especially, of the dearly bought success of one courageous woman."
This autobiographical debut novel about coal mining in Appalachia is almost hypnotic in its intensity, drama, and stark realism. Read full book review >

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THE LAST ECHO by Kimberly Derting
Released: April 17, 2012

"With another sequel set up, this intriguing series continues to provide great entertainment for suspense fans. (Paranormal suspense. 12 & up)"
Seventeen-year-old Violet returns in the third installment of the Body Finder series, this time working for a secret agency that specializes in using paranormal powers to fight crime. Read full book review >

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THE PLEDGE by Kimberly Derting
FANTASY
Released: Nov. 15, 2011

"More great suspense from a prolific new writer with a vibrant imagination. (Dystopian fantasy. 12 & up)"
A girl reluctantly faces her destiny in this gripping dystopian fantasy. Read full book review >

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FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: May 1, 2010

"For a fresher, unique vampire comedy, teens might try Catherine Jinks's The Reformed Vampire Support Group (2009), but the light romance on offer here will undoubtedly have its fans. (Supernatural comedy. 12 & up)"
A light mystery, plenty of teenspeak and lists delineating the frustrations of protagonist 17-year-old Mina are on offer in this supernatural comedy that features some bright points but is mostly forgettable. Read full book review >

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PROSPECT HILL by Kimberly Seigh
Released: Sept. 18, 2007

"A local treasure for young and old."
A short and sweet coming-of-age historical novel from first-time author Seigh about life in Johnstown, Pa., in the early 20th century-a tumultuous time in America-from a young girl's point of view. Read full book review >

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LEARNING TO READ IS A BALL by Kimberly Scanlon
written and illustrated by Kimberly Scanlon
Released: April 15, 2015

"An amusing, educational book for kids and a helpful resource for parents."
This illustrated, rhyming book for beginning readers helps preschoolers develop language skills. Read full book review >

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Released: April 5, 2012

"Lucy and CeCee's target audience may consist solely of tweens, but this is a book that can educate readers of any age."
Two BFFs compile a manual for youngsters who must endure the ordeal that is middle school. Read full book review >

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THE TAKING by Kimberly Derting
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 29, 2014

"A solid mix of domestic drama and sci-fi absurdity, this series opener provides a promising start that intrigues as well as it entertains. (Science fiction. 14-18)"
Derting (The Offering, 2013, etc.) kicks off a new series about a teen softball star who disappears one night after the big game and returns five years later with no memory of where she's been. Read full book review >