Search Results: "Paul B. Tripp"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 20, 2012

"A powerful testament to the importance of self-acceptance and perseverance."
A remarkable journey of self-discovery and survival, as the author navigates a perfect storm of homosexuality, religion and military service. Read full book review >

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TUBBY THE TUBA by Paul Tripp
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

In this schmaltzy but satisfying 1940s tale, a tuba that wants to play melodies rather than just oompah-ing along in the background finds unlikely inspiration. Read full book review >

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MEET JOSEFINA by Valerie Tripp
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Tripp writes in an undemanding style, with a less dynamic heroine, and a more predictable plot than other titles in the series; still, a familiar format and readers' brand loyalty mean this book will find a ready and eager audience. (Fiction. 7-10)"
The new American Girl on the block is Josefina Montoya, a Mexican girl living on a rancho near Santa Fe in 1824. Read full book review >

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WORLDS AFIRE by Paul B. Janeczko
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2004

"A rich, challenging poetry experience. (Poetry. YA)"
In 29 taut, free-verse poems, Janeczko describes the Barnum & Bailey Circus fire in Hartford, Connecticut. Read full book review >

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POETRY
Released: April 1, 1993

"Fully indexed. (Poetry. 12+)"
An exceptional 112 American poems on serious themes, written by nearly 90 different poets and assembled by a lauded anthologist and poet (Brickyard Summer, 1989). Read full book review >

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PREPOSTEROUS by Paul B. Janeczko
POETRY
Released: April 1, 1991

"Index. (Poetry. 12+)"
By more than 80 authors, including Robert Penn Warren, Anne Sexton, Langston Hughes, and Herbert Scott, an anthology of recent (70's and 80's) poems plus a few nostalgic looks at long- gone youth, with references to WW II and earlier. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 15, 1992

"Without getting too cute (as Bill Geist does in Little League Confidential, reviewed below), Brown brings gentle humor and perceptive irony to some familiar ground."
A pleasant account of a summer spent coaching six-to-eight- year-olds on a Holmdel, New Jersey, Little League team. Read full book review >

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THE FORTUNE-TELLER by Paul B. Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"A predictable but not entirely earnest chase, with a page count that may draw readers wearied or intimidated by the ongoing flood of doorstopper epics. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
An evil wizard bent on seizing the clockwork head that holds the secret to all the world's magic takes up the chase again in this middle volume. Read full book review >

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POETRY
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Moving and brutal, a poetic remembrance of a tragedy too vast to forget. (Poetry. 14 & up)"
A harrowing poetic evocation of the infamous concentration camp. Read full book review >