Search Results: "Lewis Buzbee"


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BRIDGE OF TIME by Lewis Buzbee
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"An adventurous, fast-paced field trip to the past with a memorable travel guide. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Best friends living in contemporary San Francisco find themselves "unstuck," landing in 1864 with the future Mark Twain as their flamboyant companion in this original time-travel tale. Read full book review >

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THE YELLOW-LIGHTED BOOKSHOP by Lewis Buzbee
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2006

"A leisurely stroll with a knowledgeable but unpretentious companion through some very interesting aisles."
A proud and unrepentant biblio-addict explains how he got that way—and how books and bookstores have evolved, as well. Read full book review >

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STEINBECK’S GHOST by Lewis Buzbee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Magical realism with Steinbeck's ghost and a discerning young hero. (Fiction. 10-14)"
An avid reader, 13-year-old Travis becomes involved in local efforts to save the Salinas, Calif., public library from closing and discovers there's a fine line between reality and fiction—especially in the town John Steinbeck immortalized. Read full book review >

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BLACKBOARD by Lewis Buzbee
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Both personal and historical, this is a welcome book on the importance of education for all."
Elevating the thinking around school improvements, from the nuts-and-bolts ideas to a broader view. Read full book review >

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THE HAUNTING OF CHARLES DICKENS by Lewis Buzbee
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 26, 2010

"The sights, sounds and stenches of 19th-century London are palpable even without the moody black-and-white illustrations. (note on 'Children and Charles Dickens') (Historical fiction. 11 & up)"
Twelve-year-old Meg Pickel hasn't slept a single night in the six months since her 15-year-old brother Orion mysteriously disappeared. Read full book review >

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HOORAY FOR HARRY by Kim Lewis
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2006

"Three cheers indeed for Harry and friends, who remind readers young and old to savor the sweet simplicity of preschool years. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Lewis's lovable pachyderm returns for a third adventure with his fellow stuffed pals. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT, HARRY by Kim Lewis
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"The velvety artwork has a dreamy quality, combined with familiar details that will hasten and cushion the fall into sleep. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Lewis delivers a sweet, slightly melancholy tale of Harry the stuffed elephant, first introduced in My Friend Harry (1995). Read full book review >

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SEYMOUR AND HENRY by Kim Lewis
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 10, 2009

"A gentle and appealing adventure. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A day of play for two brother ducklings. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Nothing says 'Christmas' like monsters. (Graphic novel. 6-8)"
A pre-Christmas ski trip slaloms into a series of wild escapades in this import from a prolific French graphic novelist. Read full book review >

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THE LAST TRAIN by Kim Lewis
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 15, 1994

"A sweet, lyrical tale enhanced by lovely, soft-focused illustrations. (Picture book. 3+)"
An abandoned hut stands on the old railroad line; one hot, dusty summer day, Sara and James get off their bicycles to explore. Read full book review >