Search Results: "Kitty Wells"


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SHADOW MAGIC by Kitty Wells
ANIMALS
Released: July 12, 2011

"Charming pencil sketches accompany each page, helping emerging readers enjoy this tale of magic, friendship and adjustment. (Fantasy. 6-10)"
Maddy's magical ceramic cats come to life, helping her and her cousin adjust to the many changes in their lives. Read full book review >

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FELINE CHARM by Kitty Wells
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"The sweet storyline, appealing characters and just the right touch of magic make this an endearing series for new, cat-loving readers who are ready for a little bit of adventure in their vocabulary. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
Maddy Lloyd and her ceramic cats are back, this time solving a problem close to home (Shadow Magic, 2011). Read full book review >

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THE MERMAID PICNIC by Kitty Leech
Released: March 14, 2012

"Sure to meet the approval of mermaid lovers everywhere."
A disappointing deluge dampens Emily's spirits, but imagination and resourcefulness save the day. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"B&w photos; graphs and diagrams; full source notes; bibliography; glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 13+)"
Hawking is both a scientific superstar and a man widely admired for overcoming—indeed, all but ignoring—the degenerative muscular disease ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease), which has robbed him of almost all movement but left his mind intact. Read full book review >

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THE DOLLIES by Kitty Leech
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"One of the few books about Shakespeare that children and adults can equally enjoy sharing."
Costume designer Leech (The Dollies Put On a Play, 2009, etc.) has created engaging tableaux of scenes from a variety of Shakespeare plays for the picture-book crowd. Read full book review >

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PIGTOPIA by Kitty Fitzgerald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 2005

"Technically dazzling, but the inspirational Christian spiritualism becomes heavy-handed."
A contemporary fable infused with religious overtones about a physically deformed, morally pure man whose innocent involvement with a village teenager threatens the paradise he's created for himself. Read full book review >

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LET FREEDOM RING by Kitty Kelley
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"Fine photos, concise text, including excerpts from remarks of the day, and a solid view of the Kennedy administration dragged into the American future."
Fifty years later, a stirring evocation of the 1963 March on Washington. Read full book review >

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STEPHEN HAWKING by Kitty Ferguson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"A fascinating portrait of a complex figure who ponders the place of man and God in the universe and who still loves the 'Eureka moment of discovering something that no one knew before.'"
Ferguson (Pythagoras, 2010, etc.) brilliantly updates her 1991 children's biography of Stephen Hawking for an adult audience. Read full book review >

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The Hampshire Project by Kitty Beer
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A view of the possible results of unbridled corporatism that is both unsettling and empowering."
A dystopian sci-fi novel imagines a future New England crippled by pollution and under the control of ruthless corporate patriarchs. Read full book review >

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THE DOLLIES CELEBRATE AROUND THE WORLD by Kitty Leech
Released: Nov. 3, 2014

"A children's book that's strong on beauty, but a bit weak on facts and authentic diversity."
This latest addition to the Engelpuppen Dollies series offers a celebration of celebrations. Read full book review >

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THE EXPLORER'S CODE by Kitty Pilgrim
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2011

"The kind of read that will fade from memory the second the last page is turned."
Former CNN anchor Pilgrim's debut novel takes readers from Turkey to California to Monaco to London and even more exotic places in dizzying, but very luxurious succession. Read full book review >