Search Results: "Lili St. Crow"


BOOK REVIEW

NAMELESS by Lili St. Crow
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 4, 2013

"A delicious treat for fairy-tale fans. (Urban fantasy. 12 & up)"
A "Snow White" retelling set in a relatively modern world bursts at the seams with magic and supernatural creatures. Read full book review >

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STRANGE ANGELS by Lili St. Crow
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: June 11, 2009

"The first in a series, it will be all too hard to wait for the next. (Supernatural. 12 & up)"
Dru Anderson may be 16, but she doesn't live an ordinary teenage life. Read full book review >

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LILI by Annie Wang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 5, 2001

"A moving and well-crafted tale, written over the course of ten years, that successfully melds the fictional Lili with China's recent history. Not an easy task."
Wang's first novel written in English: a compelling account of the emotional and political awakening of a tormented young Chinese woman who grew up during the Cultural Revolution. Read full book review >

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LILI by Abigail De Witt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2000

"Enormously ambitious, though Lili, vital as she is, repels more than engages, making of her life an extended exercise in fine writing rather than the deeply affecting story of a strong woman."
A first novel examines the big questions of war, love, and faith through the story of Lili, passionate and smart but debilitatingly self-absorbed. Read full book review >

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CROW by Barbara Wright
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"An intensely moving, first-person narrative of a disturbing historical footnote told from the perspective of a very likable, credible young hero. (historical note) (Historical fiction. 10-12)"
Growing up in Wilmington, N.C., in 1898, a naive black boy and his family are devastated by a racist uprising in this fictionalized account of a little-known historical event. Read full book review >

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LOUDER, LILI by Gennifer Choldenko
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A good read-aloud or read-alone that is sure to delight. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Lili is so shy that her voice, when she actually says anything, is usually too soft to be heard. Read full book review >

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CROW by Leo Timmers
by Leo Timmers, illustrated by Leo Timmers
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Timmer's 12 double-page spread illustrations, done in acrylic paints, are evocative and beautifully composed, with a wise use of white space— genuine works of art. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Everyone avoids pitch-black Crow. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"A compelling examination of a simple song's enormous psychological and political power."
The story of World War II's accidental megahit, a song surpassingly popular with troops of all stripes. Read full book review >

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FOR YOU, LILI MARLENE by Robert Peters
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"Donne notwithstanding, the youthful Peters emerges as a narrow, self-absorbed island in the sea of destruction and human misery that engulfed the Continent before the guns fell silent. (13 b&w photos, not seen)"
Vapid reminiscences of rear-echelon service with the US Army during WW II. Read full book review >

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LILI ON STAGE by Rachel Isadora
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 5, 1995

"The atmosphere crackles and the book delivers as much enchantment as the ballet itself. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A delightful encore performance for the charming heroine of Lili at Ballet (1993), in which Isadora once again conveys a love of dance and a genuine familiarity with the myriad details of practice and performance. Read full book review >