Search Results: "Lucy Honig"


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THE TRULY NEEDY by Lucy Honig
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1999

"As in many first collections, the phrases are sharp, the sentences firm, the paragraphs taut—but they don—t add up to much in the way of stories."
A debut collection of nine stories by novelist Honig (Picking Up, 1986), who was awarded the 1999 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for her efforts. Read full book review >

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WAITING FOR RESCUE by Lucy Honig
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Though occasionally preachy, the novel is both heartfelt and moving."
A post-9/11 novel examining how that traumatic event shapes the lives of the narrator and a college professor, as well as the lives of those she teaches. Read full book review >

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THE SENILITY OF VLADIMIR P. by Michael  Honig
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"A surprisingly touching investigation of motive, duty, and greed."
Honig's debut novel explores the development and deterioration of Vladimir Putin's mind and morals. Read full book review >

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Released: May 8, 1992

"Honig (Marching Home, 1980, etc.) is strong on baseball lore, weak on characterization and poetics."
It's 1947, and Branch Rickey is about to change the all-white face of baseball forever: He is bringing in Jackie Robinson to play first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Read full book review >

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MAISY'S DIGGER by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"A pleasant introduction to basic story structure. (Board book. 2-3)"
Maisy and her pals create a pond. Read full book review >

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MAISY PLAYS SOCCER by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Goooooooooal! (Picture book. 2-6)"
As she did for fairy tales in Yummy (2009), Cousins distills the world's most popular sport down to its most essential elements for the small fry. Read full book review >

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MAISY’S NATURE WALK by Lucy Cousins
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

Maisy greets the arrival of spring with a jaunt through the countryside. Read full book review >

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MAISY, CHARLEY, AND THE WOBBLY TOOTH by Lucy Cousins
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2006

"A cheerful introduction to dentistry that's the perfect prescription for worried tots. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Maisy and her entourage soothe a friend's anxieties about the dentist's office. Read full book review >

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MAISY’S MORNING ON THE FARM by Lucy Cousins
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"A surefire pleaser for the many fans of the popular TV show and book series. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Cousins's lovable pink-whiskered mouse returns in a charming, bucolic tale. Read full book review >

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COUNTRY ANIMALS by Lucy Cousins
ANIMALS
Released: April 29, 1991

"Outstanding use of form and color, especially suited to its intended audience. (Picture book. 0-4)"
From the talented illustrator of The Little Dog Laughed (1990), an attractive series of six-inch square board books; in addition to Country Animals, there are Farm, Pet, and Garden Animals, each portrayed in a bold, ultra simple childlike style that perfectly captures the creatures' essence. Read full book review >