Search Results: "Once Upon An App"


BOOK REVIEW

ONCE UPON AN ALPHABET by Oliver Jeffers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"An utterly delightful alphabet book. (Picture book. 5-8)"
This amazing "menagerie" presents an original story for all 26 letters of the alphabet. Read full book review >

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Once Upon an Apple Martini by Kendal Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2015

"It's not where the perpetually tipsy (or drunk) heroine ends up, but her journey that's the most astute—and most facetious—aspect of this tale."
Fearing she's about to lose her secretary job, a woman trails her boss to Hawaii for a blackmailing opportunity—leverage to avoid potential termination—in Taylor's debut comedy. Read full book review >

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ONCE UPON AN ORDINARY SCHOOL DAY by Colin McNaughton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2005

"Young readers (or teachers, for that matter) wondering what school is really for may get a clue here. (Picture book. 6-8)"
This import pays tribute to inspirational teachers everywhere with a tale of an "ordinary" child whose dormant imagination blooms in the classroom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONCE UPON A DREAM by Liz Braswell
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 5, 2016

"A surprising and clever twist on a beloved tale. (Fantasy. 13-18)"
What if Disney's Sleeping Beauty never woke up? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONCE UPON A KISS by Robin Palmer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"While the road may be well-trodden, readers are still in for a breezy, enjoyable ride. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
Back to the Future meets The Breakfast Club for Generation Z.Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 18, 2012

"An effective, heartwarming beginning to this series set in rural America."
A gentle, nostalgic tale of small-town love and misadventure. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"Otherwise, a fresh approach to some classic verse that kids might otherwise miss. (Poetry. 8-11)"
Four different artists illustrate these 15 stories told in verse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONCE UPON A FARM by Marie Bradby
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Rendered in the browns, blues, and greens of rural America, Rand's expressive illustrations provide perfect accompaniment. (Picture book. 4-7)"
An African-American boy remembers the life and death of the family farm in Bradby's (Momma, Where Are You From, 2000, etc.) latest poetic offering. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONCE UPON A SPINE by Kate Carlisle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"Light on mystery, heavy on the charms of San Francisco and the joys of food and wine."
A San Francisco bookbinder maintains her strange knack of finding dead bodies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONCE UPON A PLACE by Eoin Colfer
edited by Eoin Colfer, illustrated by P.J. Lynch
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2017

"An eclectic collection for adventurous readers. (foreword, contributor bios) (Anthology. 11-14)"
An opening note from Colfer identifies this anthology as his project as (former) Laureate na nÓg to bring Irish children's literature to Ireland and abroad. Read full book review >