Search Results: "Lindsay Harrison"


BOOK REVIEW

MISSING by Lindsay Harrison
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"A well-written account by a youthful author who is bouncing back from grief."
Harrison, a college student when her mother committed suicide in 2006, tries to make sense of the death. 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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RORY HARRISON
by Alex Heimbach

A boy and girl go on a road trip to California. They visit the World’s Largest Ball of Twine. They fall in love. The plot of Rory Harrison’s debut novel, Looking for Group, sounds typical enough; the book itself is anything but.

Dylan is 17 and just found out that he is not, in fact, going to die. After years ...


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WHEN BLUE MET EGG by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2012

"A bittersweet tribute to New York City, tinged with deep loneliness and self-delusion. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Egg is a snowball that was inadvertently lobbed into Blue's wintery nest by a bundled-up child in Central Park. But Blue doesn't know that. Read full book review >

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING 3 by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"Cute but unconvincing. (Picture book. 3-6)"
"All the best things / come in three" burbles the twin-ponytailed Asian-American 3-year-old who narrates the rhyme. 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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HENRY FINDS HIS WORD by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"Let this be the first first-word book to pull from the shelf. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Seeing that baby talk isn't working as well as he'd like, Henry decides to find his first word. Read full book review >

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COLIN HARRISON
by Gregory McNamee

In his 1954 James Bond novel Live and Let Die, Ian Fleming observed that owning a large number of books tends to go hand in hand with “serious criminal tendencies.” Bibliophiles may object to the thought, but over the long run of history, collectors of many things—paintings, postage stamps, golf courses—have been implicated in all sorts of crimes connected ...


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BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >