Search Results: "Kimberly Schamber"


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RABBITS ON MARS by Jan Wahl
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2003

"EWSLUGp1997 or the outright silliness of Arthur Yorinks Quack (p. 68), but the journey is still worth making, particularly as it ends with both a safe return and one rabbit, at least, whose curiosity about other worlds remains undimmed. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Weary of hostile dogs, dangerous highways, and a general lack of carrots, three bunnies blast off for Mars aboard a homemade rocket, hoping for a better life. 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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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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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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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 BODY FINDER by Kimberly Derting
Released: March 1, 2010

"Weak characterizations bring down this promising murder mystery. (Mystery. 14 & up)"
Violet doesn't see dead people, but she does hear, smell and taste them. Read full book review >

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BUYING THE FARM by Kimberly Conn
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Tender characters and exciting plot twists create an enjoyable romp through one girl's newfound Southern roots."
Family secrets give way to family love in this likable portrait of Southerners helping their unexpected kin. Read full book review >

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