Search Results: "Linda Wylie"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 16, 2001

"Boukreev was tough as nails and measured others by the same standards; he suffered no fools in the mountains, as is made clear here. He was also a first-class climber and his awesome speed ascents still cast a thrall over the climbing world. (32 pages color photos, not seen)"
Mountaineer Boukreev (The Climb, 1997), who died in an avalanche on Annapurna in 1997, gives a glimpse of his heart-pounding expeditions in this unadorned collection of his climbing journals and occasional articles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRANDPA BUD by Linda Wylie BearDen
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"A matter-of-fact kids' book about coping with grief and working on a cow ranch."
In BearDen's debut children's book, a young boy remembers his recently deceased grandfather while visiting a ranch. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALL THESE LIVES by Sarah Wylie
Released: June 5, 2012

"Though it breaks little new ground, it is a tight, even gripping chronicle of the way one girl grapples with domestic catastrophe. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Surely a girl with nine lives can spare one or even a few for her leukemia-stricken twin sister, right? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHIFTING SANDS by Kathy Lowinger
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 15, 2014

"Respectful, if not particularly informative or revealing. (maps) (Short stories. 10-13)"
In this trio of short stories, teenagers have brief but life-changing encounters with religious leaders or founders. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"A light-handed tale of scientific exploration, fascinating as living theater, where the daily grind has a chance to reveal more cosmic thrummings. (16 maps, 60 halftones, not seen)"
In days of yore, 35 million days yore, a tremendous astral slap to earth's thin crust devastated the eastern seaboard of North America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >