Search Results: "Leslie Cauley"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 8, 2005

"A saga of missed connections and an early obit of old Ma Bell, in her time a true icon. (8-page insert, not seen)"
In the name of Alexander Graham Bell, what happened to the phone company? Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A keeper in a field of undercooked, underwritten books by CEOs."
A tough-talking Texan offers business truisms. Read full book review >

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MILLERSBURG by Harry Cauley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 30, 2006

"A heartfelt work, soundly crafted."
Playwright and novelist Cauley (Bridie and Finn, 1994) offers a chilling, beautifully characterized account of a family torn apart after a dual murder strikes their small New Jersey town on the eve of World War II. Read full book review >

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BRIDIE AND FINN by Harry Cauley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1994

"A notable debut."
From award-winning TV writer Harry Cauley, a first novel that celebrates the golden days of urban neighborhoods and tells a beguiling, unpretentious, and bittersweet coming-of-age story. Read full book review >

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WHAT DO YOU KNOW! by Lorinda Bryan Cauley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2001

"Intriguing, challenging, and most of all fun: this is one readers won't be in a hurry to put down. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Proud preschoolers can put their new skills to the test with Cauley's (Clap Your Hands, 1992, etc.) sly compendium of riddles that are guaranteed to stretch burgeoning imaginations. Read full book review >

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BOO! by Leslie Patricelli
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2015

"A warm and cuddly celebration of the creepiest holiday. (Board book. 1-3)"
Patricelli's tiny tot celebrates Halloween. Read full book review >

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BIG PIGS by Leslie Helakoski
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Gleeful—and opaque. (Picture book. 3-6)"
These three little porkers behave like...well, you know, until their mama teaches them a surprising lesson. Read full book review >

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IF ROCKS COULD SING by Leslie McGuirk
ABC BOOKS
Released: May 24, 2011

"Begs to be pored over again and again. (Alphabet book. 3-10)"
With sharp eyes, endless patience and vivid imagination, McGuirk seeks and finds rocks in the shapes of alphabet letters and items representing those letters. Read full book review >

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HIGHER! HIGHER! by Leslie Patricelli
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Certain to rise higher and higher in popularity. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Patricelli once again proves she is a master of demonstrating for very young children the wonders of a good imagination (The Birthday Box, 2007). Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"More puppies, please. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Petra wakes up every night because she's afraid of the monster under her bed. Read full book review >

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EVERYBODY BUGS OUT by Leslie Margolis
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2011

"Readers will be cheering for Annabelle as she struggles to extricate herself from this tangled web of subterfuge. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Margolis delivers a vivacious third installment in the Annabelle Unleashed series. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2005

"Young female readers will be delighted with the photos of Lucia, who designed her own dress, and astounded at how late the idea of females wearing pants came along. (glossary, index, bibliography, Webography, author's note, lists of museums and organizations) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
The history of what people wear is never simple, hemmed about with culture, nurture, mores and occasionally cockamamie ideas. Read full book review >