Search Results: "Lois Winston"


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LOIS LOWRY by Lois Markham
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"She stuck with it, and the rest is historyand two Newbery medals. (b&w photographs, notes, chronology) (Biography. 10-14)"
Any institution needing works for those writing about authors will find this first installment of the Meet the Author series a serviceable title. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Winston (Death by Killer Mop Doll, 2012, etc.) provides a long-suffering heroine, amusing characters, a pretty good mystery and a series of crafting projects featuring cloth yo-yos."
A crafts editor's endless streak of bad luck entangles her in yet another murder. Read full book review >

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DEATH BY KILLER MOP DOLL by Lois Winston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 8, 2012

"Several crafts projects, oodles of laughs and an older, more centered version of Stephanie Plum."
A weary widow with a bump of curiosity finds herself in big trouble. Read full book review >

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ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY GLUE GUN by Lois Winston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"North Jersey's more mature answer to Stephanie Plum. Funny, gutsy and determined, Anastasia has a bright future in the planned series."
Think your domestic life is troubled? At least you're not suspected of murder. Read full book review >

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WINSTON & GEORGE by John Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2014

"Cucco's vibrant illustrations, published posthumously, make Miller's simple tale with its valuable message something special. (Picture book. 3-5)"
An exploration of the unusual friendship between the crocodile and the crocodile bird. Read full book review >

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WINSTON CHURCHILL by John Keegan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 14, 2002

"Sturdy and illuminating: of interest to students of modern British history and the conduct of WWII."
A capable, brief study of Great Britain's renowned wartime leader and the troubled course of his passionate—if hardly compassionate—conservatism. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 18, 1996

"A crisp, open design features well-chosen, effectively placed black-and-white photographs that make this very readable work even more accessible. (bibliography, index) (Biography. 10-14)"
An extraordinary biography of a fascinating, larger-than-life man; Severance's first book is a carefully organized, inclusive, balanced, and affectionate portrait of a man whose public life stretched over half a century. Read full book review >

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WINSTON CHURCHILL REPORTING by Simon Read
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A richly detailed look at Churchill's early ambitions and triumphs."
Before he was a statesman, Winston Churchill (1874-1965) sought adventure and fame. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2007

"A long ride on a dirt bike, on the mild side as often as the wild."
Another spunky gal takes things in hand and becomes empowered, this time astride a small Yamaha motorcycle with cell phone and e-mail ever at the ready. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 21, 2003

"A pleasant walk over very familiar ground. (b&w photos throughout.)"
Admiring, even romantic chronicle of the Anglo-American leaders' warm personal relationship before and during WWII. Read full book review >

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WINSTON AND CLEMENTINE by Mary Soames
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 30, 1999

"A uniquely intimate contribution to Churchilliana and an engrossing record of a remarkable marriage. (133 b&w photos; 6 maps) (Author tour)"
In a moving commemoration of the 125th anniversary of Winston Churchill's birth, Soames, his last surviving child (Family Album, 1982; Clementine Churchill, 1979), presents a large selection of the intimate letters of Churchill and his wife, Clementine, from 1909 to 1964. Read full book review >

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Winston Loves Wind by Karin Harrison
Released: Sept. 21, 2016

"A simple but enjoyable introduction to 'W' words.
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This debut picture book celebrates the letter "W" through the story a boy who explores all the "whoosh"-y things that wind does. Read full book review >