Search Results: "Paul Hoppe"


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HAT by Paul Hoppe
by Paul Hoppe, illustrated by Paul Hoppe
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"A funny, appealing choice for beginning readers, especially boys. (Early reader. 4-6)"
When he spies a wide-brimmed red hat on a park bench, Henry wants to keep it. Read full book review >

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PAUL by A.N. Wilson
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1997

In a worthy companion volume to his Jesus: A Life (1992), novelist-biographer Wilson (A Watch in the Night, 1996, etc.) adeptly recreates the milieu of Christianity's greatest interpreter and missionary. Read full book review >

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PAUL by Jerome Murphy-O'Connor
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1996

"Acts, though historically imprecise, makes for a much better story."
A dry historical tome that would be more aptly titled ``Paul: A Cultural History.'' The difficulties of doing ancient biography are compounded when one of the two major sources available is believed to be historically unreliable and corrupt. Read full book review >

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Paul by Gesner Noel
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 2016

"An excellent single-volume introduction to Christianity's first theologian."
A brief but thorough account of St. Paul's life and an analysis of its significance in the subsequent development of Christianity. Read full book review >

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THE CURSE OF VAN GOGH by Paul Hoppe
MYSTERY THRILLER

"An inviting, if uneven, story of a modern-day gentleman thief."
Debut author Hoppe offers a crime thriller about the difficulty of stealing famous art. Read full book review >

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THE WOODS by Paul Hoppe
by Paul Hoppe, illustrated by Paul Hoppe
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2011

"Hoppe's delightfully quirky monsters enhance this pleasant tonic for bedtime fears. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The night light is on and the bedtime story firmly in the young narrator's grasp, but stuffed bunny is nowhere to be found! Read full book review >

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LAST-BUT-NOT-LEAST LOLA AND A KNOT THE SIZE OF TEXAS by Christine Pakkala
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Cheeky Lola is a well-balanced combination of exuberance and naïve vulnerability that charms and entertains. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Hilarious Lola has a lot of problems, but the very biggest one—growing all the time—is the immense knot of snarled hair at the back of her head. What is a girl to do? Read full book review >

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CAN I SEE YOUR I.D.? by Chris Barton
NONFICTION
Released: April 14, 2011

"Teens in the thick of creating identities themselves will find this riveting. (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
In 10 vignettes, Barton profiles successful imposters, both men and women. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

METAL MAN by Aaron Reynolds
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

"Though the story is labored throughout, the succinct and meaningful ending finds Devon realizing that perhaps, underneath all the 'crud,' something shiny and ferocious lies. (Picture book. 6-8)"
It's a hot and sticky city summer day, and Devon knows that metal man Mitch is hard at work. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2006

"Think Mission: Impossible meets Gordon Korman's Son of the Mob (2002), with interwoven family issues providing just the right amount of ballast. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Hatching an ill-considered scheme to escape financial woes by striking it rich in Las Vegas, preteen best buds—one an extreme jock, the other an equally extreme geek—discover, in this breezy debut, that Vegas is nothing like Walla Walla. Read full book review >