Search Results: "Lorinda Bryan Cauley"


BOOK REVIEW

WHAT DO YOU KNOW! by Lorinda Bryan Cauley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2001

"Intriguing, challenging, and most of all fun: this is one readers won't be in a hurry to put down. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Proud preschoolers can put their new skills to the test with Cauley's (Clap Your Hands, 1992, etc.) sly compendium of riddles that are guaranteed to stretch burgeoning imaginations. Read full book review >

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CLAP YOUR HANDS by Lorinda Bryan Cauley
FICTION
Released: March 25, 1992

"Infectiously joyful. (Picture book. 6 down)"
An extended play-rhyme that invites readers or listeners to clap, jump, spin, wriggle, pat, rub, and stretch in a variety of ways. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE TROUBLE GROUNDHOG DAY by Bethany Roberts
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"The happy resolution of the story provides a satisfying conclusion and with its simple explanation of Groundhog Day, this warm-hearted tale offers readers an entertaining introduction to an annual event. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A squabbling set of twins learns the art of cooperation in this seasonal tale from Roberts. Read full book review >

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ASHLEY BRYAN by Ashley  Bryan
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 6, 2009

"When he concludes, 'I've enjoyed walking the island with you,' readers will believe him. (Autobiography. 9 & up)"
A joyous photo of the author with outstretched arms on the cover invites readers to join him on a walk through his life, present and past. Read full book review >

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MILLERSBURG by Harry Cauley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 30, 2006

"A heartfelt work, soundly crafted."
Playwright and novelist Cauley (Bridie and Finn, 1994) offers a chilling, beautifully characterized account of a family torn apart after a dual murder strikes their small New Jersey town on the eve of World War II. Read full book review >

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Children of Earth by Lorinda Donovan
Released: Feb. 10, 2013

"A fast-paced, thoughtful adventure likely to please sci-fi fans."
In this sci-fi adventure novel, an interplanetary probe heading for Pluto reveals that part of the solar system is missing. Read full book review >

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BRIDIE AND FINN by Harry Cauley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1994

"A notable debut."
From award-winning TV writer Harry Cauley, a first novel that celebrates the golden days of urban neighborhoods and tells a beguiling, unpretentious, and bittersweet coming-of-age story. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 8, 2005

"A saga of missed connections and an early obit of old Ma Bell, in her time a true icon. (8-page insert, not seen)"
In the name of Alexander Graham Bell, what happened to the phone company? Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A keeper in a field of undercooked, underwritten books by CEOs."
A tough-talking Texan offers business truisms. Read full book review >

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LET IT SHINE by Ashley  Bryan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2007

"Incorporated into these final spreads with the music are concluding illustrations for every song, each focusing on a shining source of light. (Nonfiction. 3-8)"
An extra-large trim size, a vibrant palette and Bryan's glorious cut-paper collage illustrations add up to a marvelous interpretation of three traditional African-American spirituals: "This Little Light of Mine," "Oh, When the Saints Go Marching In" and "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands." Read full book review >

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ALL NIGHT, ALL DAY by Ashley  Bryan
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: April 30, 1991

"Note on the spirituals. (Nonfiction. 4+)"
Twenty splendid examples of spirituals are provided with simple arrangements by David Manning Thomas (guitar chords also included). Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT HAS EARS by Ashley  Bryan
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

Every country boasts its own proverbs, but unless US children study a foreign language or live in a bilingual family, their exposure to these pithy sayings can be limited. Read full book review >