Search Results: "Lindsay Eland"


BOOK REVIEW

A SUMMER OF SUNDAYS by Lindsay  Eland
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 9, 2013

"Still, for many who pick it up, well-developed characters and a mild mystery may not be enough to sustain interest in this overlong effort. (Fiction. 10-14)"
An almost 12-year-old girl tries to distinguish herself from her five boisterous siblings in a very quiet coming-of-age tale. Read full book review >

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FIVE TIMES REVENGE by Lindsay  Eland
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2016

"This big, fast-moving tale of students who unite to take a stand against bullies and find friendship in the process is a keeper. (Fiction. 8-14)"
Five middle school students come together to orchestrate the downfall of a school bully. Read full book review >

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PELLY AND MR. HARRISON VISIT THE  MOON by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"All in all, a light, imaginative romp. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The going-to-bed routine morphs into a fantastic adventure when Pelly notices an unusual fixture attached to her family's bathtub. Read full book review >

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DON'T FORGET DEXTER! by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2018

"Lost and found was never so riotously funny or emotionally draining. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A lost toy goes through an existential crisis. Read full book review >

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BROBARIANS by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"Good and campy and a fine opportunity for vocabulary building. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Two brothers, two great warriors—two brobarians!—engage in an epic backyard battle, until the "magic that ruled all" (aka mother) calls them in. Read full book review >

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ROSCO VS. THE BABY by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2016

"Call the ref—this bulldog and baby are down for the count. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A French bulldog learns to love the new baby at his house. Read full book review >

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DREAMSTRIDER by Lindsay Smith
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Tense action and rich worldbuilding make for thrilling reading. (Fantasy. 14-18)"
Livia, a girl from the poor tunnels beneath the Barstadt Empire, is hired to work as a government spy because of her valuable ability to possess people through their dreams. Read full book review >

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WHY? by Lindsay Camp
Released: June 1, 1999

"Lily's questioning saves the day, but it's no joke; the urge to understand, for her and children like her, is a survival instinct. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In a spirited book, Camp grabs the notion of a child's endless inquisitiveness and takes it for a quick spin. Read full book review >

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THE BREADMAKER’S CARNIVAL by Andrew Lindsay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 12, 2000

"Though the early going is guaranteed to whet your appetite, be warned: Lindsay makes you pay for every thrill of lust and grace."
Only once every 213 years does Easter coincide with April Fool's Day. And when it does, watch out—especially if you're living in the Italian village of Bacheretto. Read full book review >

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THE PIG & ME by Lindsay Frucci
Released: July 7, 2011

"A quick-witted, engrossing read, Frucci's memoir bubbles with can-do, feminist moxie and the simple tenet that a great idea will never fail you."
A plucky woman's charming story about her crash course in the small-business world as she builds a food company from the ground up. Read full book review >

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BRUTAL MUSIC by James Lindsay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 31, 2002

"An evenhanded sense of purpose and good intention aren't enough to save this one from its deadly earnestness."
A disturbing teenage murder/attempted suicide gets a thorough working-over from all angles—and leaves readers just as mystified at the end as at the beginning. Read full book review >

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WINGNUT by Lindsay Baker
Released: Feb. 24, 2011

"An entertaining tale of misadventure that enjoyably captures a young boy's voice."
Two young boys find friendship, adventure and an inventive way to take on a pair of bullies in first-time author Baker's engaging novel based on his memories of growing up in Christchurch, New Zealand. Read full book review >