Search Results: "Lindsay Ward"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

A GARDEN FOR PIG by Kathryn K. Thurman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"These and other details will help carry readers over the holes in the story. (endnotes on organic gardening) (Picture book. 5-8)"
Pig is tired of his nothing-but-apples diet from Apple Farm. 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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ROCKY PATHS
by Ana Grilo

I walked into this book wholly unprepared for what I was going to find. It starts like a YA romance: with a seventeen old boy called Aspen eating out with his best friend Theo and his girlfriend Brandy. Aspen has been secretly in love with Brandy for a while, and he is hopeful that Theo and Brandy will break up ...


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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >