Search Results: "Mark A. Garlick"


BOOK REVIEW

UNIVERSE by Mike Goldsmith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Should keep any young sky watcher enthralled, and the text, despite its fleetness, provides plenty of illumination of the deep-space dark. (Nonfiction. 8-14)"
A handsome, tightly constructed exploration of our solar system, galaxy and beyond. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"A revealing work that validates the statement that watching policy being made is like watching sausage being made—not a sight for the squeamish."
A well-researched history of Reye's syndrome that explores how science, medicine and politics interact. Read full book review >

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FLEDGLING by Mark A. Cooper
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Let the sequels begin. (Thriller. 12 & up)"
How does a boy turn into a hero? Read full book review >

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THE FENWAY FOUL-UP by David A.  Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 22, 2011

"22, 2011. (historical notes) (Mystery. 6-9)"
A new series for emerging chapter-book readers combines the allure of baseball parks with the challenge of solving a mystery. Read full book review >

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STORM HORSE by Nick Garlick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"Overall, a solid horse book with the bonus of a male protagonist. (Historical fiction. 9-13)"
A boy in rural Holland works to keep the horse he rescued from the sea. Read full book review >

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Released: June 16, 2012

"Wise business counsel from guys who got there the hard way—and who want to help the reader forge an easier path."
Two entrepreneurs impart no-nonsense advice in a blunt business book that hits the mark. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"For the popular-science section. (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
Travel around the planet and beyond at lightning speed with three kids, investigating weather phenomena like the causes of tornadoes, hurricanes, ice and hail storms, flash floods, Northern Lights, and more. Read full book review >

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REVENGE by Mark A. Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Breathless pace can't compensate for murky plotting and uneasy moral underpinnings. (Adventure. 9-11)"
Jason Steed, an 11-year-old Brit who appears to be the next James Bond in the making, returns for his second book (The Fledgling, 2010). Read full book review >

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11TH COMMANDMENT by Mark A. Christensen
Released: March 5, 2012

"A well-constructed cautionary tale of the problems facing families trapped in generational patterns of abuse."
In his debut novel, Christensen imagines a new parent's struggle to prevent his abusive childhood from negatively affecting his own parenting. Read full book review >

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Archie Wilson & The Nuckelavee by Mark A. Cooper
Released: May 5, 2015

"Heartfelt, witty, and wonderfully original."
An accident brings a 10-year-old boy face to face with the infamous Loch Ness monster and lands him in the middle of a mystical battle for Scotland in this middle-grade novel from Cooper (Jason Steed: Royal Decree, 2014, etc.).Read full book review >