Search Results: "Linda Dauphin"


BOOK REVIEW

SUBMARINE ADVENTURE by Linda Dauphin
Released: March 25, 2013

"A fast-paced kids' adventure novel with a solid message."
In this time-traveladventure novel, twin brothers take a trip into the past and learn profound lessons about loyalty, war and family. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Intriguing good guys struggle against ominous supernatural threats amid the lush backdrop of Maori legend."
A young woman comes of age while simultaneously realizing her Maori-related powers in Dauphin's debut YA fantasy. Read full book review >

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The Greenstone Garden by Vaya Dauphin
Released: April 28, 2013

"The thrilling middle episode of a trilogy that delivers authentic character conflict."
In Dauphin's (The Turquoise Tattoo, 2012) second installment of her Elementals of Aotearoa trilogy for young adults, an Australian teen who possesses elementalmagical powers finds herself surrounded by intrigue, danger and romance in her quest to locate her birthparents and reach her destiny. Read full book review >

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LITTLE BIRD AND THE MOON SANDWICH by Linda Berkowitz
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1998

"Although this is similar to Ivan Gantschev's Where the Moon Lives (p. 403), Berkowitz's book is more endearing; her nighttime illustrations include just the right combination of watery splash and comforting, downy fluff. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Gazing into the sky, Alfonse (Alfonse, Where are You?, 1996) and Little Bird spy the silver orb of the full moon. Read full book review >

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THE MOUSE BRIDE by Linda Allen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 1992

"A charming story with an appealingly self-reliant little heroine. (Folklore/Picture book. 4-10)"
Allen heard this Finnish tale as a child; as acknowledged here, it also appears as ``The Forest Bride'' in Parker Fillmore's Mighty Mikko (1922). Read full book review >

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WHAT'S IN MY TRAIN? by Linda Bleck
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Confirmed train fans should check out true informational train books at 625.2; for toddlers, stick with age-appropriate classics by Donald Crews or Byron Barton. (Board book. 2-4)"
Fans of Thomas the Tank Engine may be tempted by this busy, lift-the-flap board book. Read full book review >