Search Results: "Martina Davis-Correia"


BOOK REVIEW

I AM TROY DAVIS by Jen Marlowe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Poignant and humane."
A compelling account of the life of Troy Davis (1968-2011), the Georgia-born black man condemned to death for the killing of a white policeman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEDYGUTS by Martina Selway
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"An amusing story as well as an effective fable about injustice overcome with guile and good humor instead of by violence. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The peace of the long-ago village of Wigwig is disturbed by a giant, ``only about as tall as a house'' but as grotesquely obese as his name implies. Read full book review >

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ROAR! SHH! by Martina Hogan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"A mixed bag. (Board book. 1-3)"
Standard concepts, tabs to turn, and perennially smiling animal characters are the salient features of this book and its companions. Read full book review >

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PICO THE GNOME by Martina Müller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2016

"A lightweight addition to the horde of suggested bully-countering strategies. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A happy gnome saves the forest from a rampaging giant by holding out the hand of friendship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things by Martina McAtee
Released: Aug. 24, 2015

"An excellent choice for fans of supernatural tales, featuring a tough but lovable heroine."
McAtee's debut YA novel propels readers into a world of monsters, conspiracies, and tangled relationships. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SAME LOVE  by Tony Correia
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A quick, entertaining read. (Romance. 13-16)"
A gay boy is sent away to a summer camp for bad Christian teens. Read full book review >

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JOSEPH AND THE SABBATH FISH by Eric A. Kimmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Heartwarming for Jewish collections and religious-school settings. (Picture book/religion. 5-7)"
Award-winner Kimmel retells a Jewish fable of greed and generosity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 13, 2012

"A compact, impeccably argued and personally revealing inquiry into religious belief, as much for adults as it is for teaching to their children."
An attorney and law professor from Washington, D.C., suggests ways for parents to introduce a contemporary, science-worthy version of God to children. Read full book review >

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OG'S ARK by Allison Marks
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"An unusual take on a familiar story, with an enormous and likable character and a few gaps. (authors' note) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Combining a character from Numbers and Deuteronomy with the biblical tale of Noah's Ark, the Marks and Peluso introduce the giant Og. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PERSUASION by Martina Boone
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"Uneven but also atmospheric and packed with magic and mysteries. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Following Compulsion (2014), Barrie juggles future plans with handsome Eight while dealing with the possibility of ending the Colesworth curse.Read full book review >