Search Results: "Peter Thomas Fornatale"


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THE BEST IN THE WORLD by Chris Jericho
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A rollicking ride through a large swath of the entertainment industry."
The WWE wrestler and entertainer chronicles his latest alcohol-fueled adventures and his push to become a bigger celebrity. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2007

"Low-down, funny and as bracing as a body slam."
Imagine that This is Spinal Tap was about wrestling—and true. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2009

"Even mild sports enthusiasts will eat up this surprisingly moving account; baseball addicts will be over the wall."
The search for one of baseball's most famous relics. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"The Stones' dog-eared story is better told in a dozen other accounts."
A numbingly familiar look back at the Stones' 50-year career. Read full book review >

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FIREFLY MOUNTAIN by Patricia Thomas
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2007

"Just a bit too much. (Picture book. 6-9)"
The narrator, a girl who "was little, last summer," recounts waiting on a very hot summer day for full dark, when her parents would take her and her brother to see the firefly mountain. Read full book review >

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PETER WATSON
by Gregory McNamee

Five hundred-odd years ago, in the time of Leonardo da Vinci, a scientist—a term then unknown—was a person of many parts, someone who might work in fields ranging from chemistry to botany, astronomy to metallurgy, to divine the hidden order of the universe.

Even as recently as the early Victorian idea, writes British science historian Peter Watson in his new ...


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EVERY TIME I SPEAK, I WANT THE TRUTH TO COME OUT
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Cover Story: Statementastic
BFF Charm: Platinum Edition
Swoonworthy Scale:
 6
Talky Talk: A Star(r) Is Born
Bonus Factors:
 Political Activism, Awesome Family, Community
Relationship Status: Head Over Heels

Cover Story: Statementastic

Simple and perfect. Although I'll give it the benefit of the doubt that Starr is, indeed, in ...


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ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2000

"A good read with an interesting historical background. (Fiction. 8-10)"
A child's experience on a whaling ship in 1851 is brought to life in this fictional account based on two real whaling families' journals and diaries. Read full book review >

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ANGIE THOMAS
by Maya Payne Smart

It’s tempting to think of Angie Thomas’ YA novel The Hate U Give as being ripped straight from the latest headlines about an unarmed black person shot by the police. But that would miss the point that for many people, Thomas included, the news is not only news: it is lived experience—raw and achingly intimate. And the lives stolen are ...


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WHEN DARKNESS FALLS
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for Nightfall by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski

Cover Story: Are We Out of the Woods Yet?
BFF Charm: Bertie Bott's Every Flavor
Swoonworthy Scale:
 0
Talky Talk: Descriptive
Bonus Factor:
 LEGO Batman
Ambivalent Factor: World Building
Relationship Status: It's Not You, It's Me

 

Cover Story: Are We Out of the Woods ...


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