Search Results: "Michele Lemieux"


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PETER AND THE WOLF by Michele Lemieux
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 18, 1991

"Handsome. (Picture book. 3+)"
There have been many fine editions of Prokofiev's ``orchestral fairy tale'' since the first one (1940), which was elegantly illustrated by calligrapher Warren Chappell; Lemieux's is a worthy addition to this distinguished company. Read full book review >

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THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN by Michele Lemieux
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

This Canadian artist's simple retelling is accessible if not especially distinguished. Read full book review >

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POETRY
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A visit with an a slightly doddering old friend. (Poetry/Picture book. All ages)"
The witty watercolors of Lemieux (The Pied Piper of Hamelin, 1993, etc.) enrich this collection of Lear limericks originally published in 1846 in The Book of Nonsense. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 21, 2011

"These stories about often-overlooked characters find sharp observations on the indignities of modern life."
Brosky's darkly witty stories describe the major and mundane problems facing ordinary Midwesterners. Read full book review >

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THE TV GUIDANCE COUNSELOR by A.C. LeMieux
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"A well- wrought first novel. (Fiction. 12+)"
Michael, 16, relates events leading up to what looks like his suicide attempt, though he's not sure that's what it was; in the end, readers won't be sure either, which is what makes his story so compelling. Read full book review >

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WHAT REMAINS OF CHARLIE by Michael Lemieux
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 27, 2016

"An earnest, sentimental, and sometimes clumsy road trip tale."
In this debut literary novel, four thirtysomethings from upstate New York try to make sense of a friend's tragically short life, as well as their own lives. Read full book review >

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DARE TO BE, M.E.! by Anne LeMieux
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 1997

"The Bobowicks aren't quite the Krupniks, but they're well worth a visit, and the lessons slide down easily. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 10-12)"
Storm clouds gather but don't stand a chance in this sunny, thematically encyclopedic follow-up to Fruit Flies, Fish & Fortune Cookies (1994). Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Readable and thoroughly life-affirming."
Poignant account of an unexpectedly homeless man's road to rebirth, accompanied by his trusty canine companion. Read full book review >

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DO ANGELS SING THE BLUES? by A.C. LeMieux
FICTION
Released: July 1, 1995

"LeMieux demonstrates a belief in the basic goodness of human nature; her arguments are persuasive, and the book is first rate. (Fiction. 12+)"
An absorbing novel about friendship, love, competing loyalties, and loss. Read full book review >

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PINKY’S SWEET TOOTH by Michele Malkin
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"A gooey, triumphant follow-up to Alexa Brandenberg's Chop, Simmer, Season (1997), Philemon Sturges's Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza (1999), or other literary main courses. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Thanks to irrepressible optimism, clever publicity, and true love for her line of work, a shopowner turns a failing business around in this child's-eye view of Enterprise At Work. Read full book review >

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ALL THE ANSWERS by Anne C. LeMieux

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THE FIDDLE RIBBON by Margo Lemieux
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1996

"The score of a traditional jig tune is appended. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Lemieux (Full Worm Moon, 1994, etc.) pens an intergenerational story of two children discovering their Scottish heritage. Read full book review >