Search Results: "Paul Hoppe"


BOOK REVIEW

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 N.T. Wright
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 27, 2018

"A very human Paul, brought to life by an experienced teacher and pastor—an excellent introduction for general readers."
Wright (New Testament and Early Christianity/University of St. Andrews; The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus's Crucifixion, 2016, etc.) draws from a lifetime of study on the figure of Paul to construct this useful biography of the early Christian missionary. 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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >