Search Results: "Mike Motz"


BOOK REVIEW

Little Jimmy Says, "Same Is Lame" by Jimmy Vee
Released: Aug. 4, 2014

"Lap readers and independent readers alike will be drawn to this book's cartoonish illustrations and inclusive message."
In this children's celebration of diversity, 5-foot-tall marketing expert Vee shows children that their differences can also be their strengths. Read full book review >

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WENDELL LEARNS A LESSON by Steve Kranz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 10, 2016

"A fun story of friendship and forgiveness for young independent readers and patient lap readers."
The Golfing Bee is back in a new rule-learning adventure from Kranz and Motz (The Golfing Bee, 2016).Read full book review >

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You're Amazing! (Starring You) by Mark Pichora
Released: May 24, 2016

"An enticing and accessible introduction to the human body that should work as a read-aloud for classrooms introducing biology and health tips or for strong independent readers who are fans of Dr. Seuss."
Louie the Lumin and his two young friends explain some of the human body's magnificent highlights in this Seussian rhyming book. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 15, 2012

"A silly superhero tale showcasing a tasty, healthy berry."
Sheldon Bilberry, also known as Blueberry Boy, is a nutritional superhero in this outside-the-box children's series starter by debut author Jones. Read full book review >

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FOR MIKE by Shelley Sykes
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: April 1, 1998

"An above-average mystery, with a supernatural twist, a romantic subplot, and answers and forgiveness at the end. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Strange, recurrent dreams and startling revelations follow the disappearance of a teenager's best friend in this well-knit debut. Read full book review >

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CHARLIE MIKE by Joe Klein
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"The compelling story of a continuing mission, rendered with sympathy and verisimilitude."
A savvy political observer presents his report on some veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan after they return home. Read full book review >

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MIKE STELLAR by K.A.  Holt
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 23, 2009

"Readers will enjoy watching Mike work his way through both muddled feelings and adult secrets with savvy sleuthing, sharp observation and courage in the clutch. (Science fiction. 10-12)"
Strange behavior from all the grown-ups and the over-hasty departure of an interstellar expedition raise a lad's suspicions in this adventure-comedy set in 2174. Read full book review >

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Show Me The Green! by D.S. Venetta
Released: July 1, 2015

"A productive, if overlong, mix of storytelling and gardening tips."
Venetta's debut children's book conveys the thrill of growing one's own food. Read full book review >

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MIKE FINK by Steven Kellogg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 21, 1992

"Though Fink spends much of his time wrestling men or bears, Kellogg's description of him seems bland in comparison to his glowing, energetic illustrations, and less heroic than his other legendary figures. (Picture book/Folktale. 6-8)"
A tall-tale introduction to the ``King of the Keelboatmen,'' from the time he ran away from home at the age of two days to his literally explosive confrontation with steamboat captain Hilton B. Blathersby. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MIKE WALLACE by Peter Rader
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 24, 2012

"Bold, well-crafted biography of a long-elusive and controversial public figure."
A probing biography unveils the insecure depressive lurking inside 60 Minutes journalist Mike Wallace. Read full book review >

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MIKE BLOOMBERG by Joyce Purnick
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 29, 2009

"A touch too uncritical for readers brought up on hardnosed journalistic takes on politicians, but of interest to students of Gotham politics."
Generally admiring biography of the New York politician whom many have criticized but few have outflanked. Read full book review >