Search Results: "N.E. Bode"


BOOK REVIEW

THE NOBODIES by N.E. Bode
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"Oh, civility! I miss it sometimes, but not very often." Read full book review >

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THE ANYBODIES by N.E. Bode
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2004

A writer for adults and YAs takes a pen name for this witty, sometimes hilarious tale, punctuated with authorial asides and featuring switched babies, hidden identities, magical transformations, and allusions to literary classics. Read full book review >

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THE SLIPPERY MAP by N.E. Bode
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Inventive and an awful lot of fun, 'it's all as real as you want it to be,' and it will surely be a catalyst for creative thinking. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The author of The Anybodies series invites readers to use their imaginations and join ten-year-old Oyster R. Motel on a curious quest. Read full book review >

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THE SOMEBODIES by N.E. Bode
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"The whiny personal comments will likely be wasted on children, but the series remains a delight for better-read audiences. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
Never one to let a fancy go untickled, the pseudonymous author of The Anybodies (2004) and The Nobodies (2005) adds to the veritable spate of recent tales set in a subterranean New York. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1997

"With a useful list of organizations concerned with eating disorders, and a list of further reading, this solid and informative book should be made widely available to all those at risk. (notes) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A number of books on eating disorders have been written for teenagers; Bode (Trust and Betrayal, 1995, etc.), acknowledging that these diseases are occurring among younger people—predominantly among preteen girls- -directs this book to that audience and their parents. Read full book review >

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NONFICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

Bode, who specializes in books about young people with problems, presents some kids whose problems are immense but who have managed to rise above them. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"They may well have other questions—especially having to do with parents' sexuality—which they don't find answered here, but this is a fine and encouraging place to start. (print and on-line resources) (Non-fiction. 9-13)"
As in their previous collaborations (Colors of Freedom, Voices of Rape, not reviewed), Bode and Mack portray an issue through the voices of children and adults affected by it. Read full book review >

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FRIENDS AND SCHOOL
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"Sensible, realistic fare. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Bode (Heartbreak and Roses, 1994, etc.) again probes the teenage psyche for insight into adolescent relationships. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 6, 1996

"Pretentious, aimless, worthless. (Author tour)"
Smarmy advice on how to conduct your life from Bode (First You Have to Row a Little Boat, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 21, 1993

"A warm, fuzzy read for those who like to curl up with cozy philosophizing."
Good-natured parables in which the lessons learned from sailing are translated into lessons about living. Read full book review >

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Loogie the Booger Genie by N.E. Castle
Released: April 23, 2013

"A more serious third volume that competently tackles a difficult issue faced by kids."
Loogie, the prince-turned-genie, and his modern master, Charlie, return in an installment about facing bullies—both real and magical. Read full book review >