Search Results: "Little Pickle Press"


BOOK REVIEW

CATCHING FIREFLIES by Coleen Murtagh Paratore
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 2014

"Users could end up with a cache of ideas and a habit that could conceivably last a lifetime. (iPad writing app. 10-16)"
Part journal, part writing exercise, this app aims to help young writers get in the habit of writing. Read full book review >

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MY FIRST BIBLE STORIES by Little Tiger Press
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Adult readers wishing to familiarize children with some of the Christian Bible stories will find greater satisfaction looking elsewhere. (Board book/religion. 2-4)"
Nine stories taken from both the Old Testament and the New Testament are introduced to the youngest readers in this board book. Read full book review >

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ELEGY FOR A THIEF by Margaret Press
Released: June 15, 1993

"Droll cop comments and a likable bunch of guys hanging out at the stationhouse create an offbeat charm—and the feel of a cozy village procedural."
Dyslexic Salem detective sergeant Gabriel Dunn (Requiem for a Postman, 1992), about to solo for the first time, is beeped off the flight to catch a—suicide? homicide? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ObamaCare for Beginners by Garamond Press
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2013

"A useful, reassuring roadmap to the altering landscape of health insurance."
This handy primer boils down America's complex new health care system. Read full book review >

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THE NEW NORMAL by Ashley Little
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2013

"Readers who tough it out with her on the journey will be rewarded by the destination. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A low-key portrait of grief and endurance. Read full book review >

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DANCING THROUGH THE SNOW by Jean Little
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"While this could have been a tearjerker—the depth of suffering Min has endured is enormous—there is sufficient humor and excitement to leaven and relieve the pathos. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Having lived with foster families since she was abandoned at age three, Min knows how to protect herself from the pain of not being wanted. Read full book review >

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THE BELONGING PLACE by Jean Little
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

A young Scottish orphan suffers doubts about the completeness of her acceptance into her adopted family in this pointed but comforting novel, set in the middle of the 19th century. Read full book review >

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ACTING OUT by Benilde Little
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 21, 2003

"Rambling treatment of a very familiar theme, from second-novelist Little (Good Hair, 1996), whose highly personal style gives it some flava."
Husband leaves, wife gets a life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DRAGONS by DreamWorks Press
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 31, 2014

"For fans of the movie, it doesn't get much better than this. (iPad storybook app. 5-12)"
Designed in support of the Dreamworks' film How To Train Your Dragon 2, this original app/story begins with a mystery. Read full book review >

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PEPPA PIG AND THE BUSY DAY AT SCHOOL by Candlewick Press
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2013

"There is not much here to make it stand out from other school-themed titles. Only for Peppa Pig devotees. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A busy school day gives the Peppa Pig licensing team an opportunity to cram every bit of learning and labeling they can into this based-on-a-British-TV-show title. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A REQUIEM FOR A POSTMAN by Margaret Press
Released: Feb. 17, 1992

"Shading toward the needlessly complicated (the identity changes, the old war story), but a worthy first effort—and Dunn's charm could grow on you."
An ambitious first mystery centering on the disappearance of postman Ray Bishop, who soon turns up dead in the restroom of the local park barely 300 yards from his house. Read full book review >