Search Results: "Lori Duron"


BOOK REVIEW

RAISING MY RAINBOW by Lori Duron
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"A heartfelt examination of raising a boy who wants to be a girl."
A memoir about raising a gender-creative child. Read full book review >

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MAPLE & WILLOW APART by Lori Nichols
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2015

"Ideal for sharing with sibling pairs about to be parted by the first day of school. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Two sisters must adjust to being apart when one starts kindergarten. Read full book review >

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THE PUFFIN PROBLEM by Lori Doody
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2017

"This whimsical, intriguing, and perplexing puzzle provides an entertaining introduction to puffins. (notes) (Picture book. 3-8)"
When a coastal city in Newfoundland is mysteriously inundated with puffins, no one knows what to do until "someone small and smart" devises the perfect plan. Read full book review >

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PAX AND BLUE by Lori Richmond
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"Nicely pitched to young readers' empathies. (Picture book. 2-5)"
An ordinary city pigeon follows a little boy onto a subway train. Read full book review >

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MAPLE & WILLOW'S CHRISTMAS TREE by Lori Nichols
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A charming addition to a winning series. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The fourth entry in the Maple & Willow series finds the sisters excited about Christmas preparations, especially getting their first real Christmas tree. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAPELIN WEATHER by Lori Doody
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 2017

"Interesting as a site-specific book but less satisfying as a story. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Kate's grandmother is proven right when the arrival of capelins signals the start of warm, sunny weather in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Read full book review >

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PICTURE ME by Lori Weber
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"The characters' unhappiness and hopes will resonate with many readers. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Three middle school girls, loosely connected by their various roles in a school bullying incident, narrate the stories of their lives. Read full book review >

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IF YOU LIVE LIKE ME by Lori Weber
CLASSICS
Released: April 15, 2009

"Still, it's an entertaining story that will engage many female readers with its satisfying depiction of a growing romantic relationship. (Fiction. 11 & up)"
High schooler and only child Cheryl has made move after move around Canada with her parents as her anthropologist father researches dying cultures. Read full book review >

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DIFFERENT JUST LIKE ME by Lori Mitchell
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"A well-intentioned work. (Picture book. 4-8)"
More of a teaching text, Mitchell's story is really a series of observations, ostensibly by a child, about how people differ and how they are the same. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SuperGal vs. GOD by Lori Hynson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 2013

"A winsome, entertaining and occasionally inspiring story of bad things happening to pretty good people."
A woman's faith is sorely tested in this sprightly, tragicomic novel of redemption. Read full book review >

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THE WIFE’S TALE by Lori Lansens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2010

"Redemption Lite."
Searching for the husband who disappeared on the eve of their 25th wedding anniversary, an obese woman changes her life. Read full book review >