Search Results: "Phoebe Lee"


BOOK REVIEW

LEE by Tito Perdue
Released: Aug. 15, 1991

"A promising debut."
A first novel that follows an old man, a kind of Old Testament prophet full of books and anger at the age, as he wanders— sometimes violently—through the modern urban world and into his own past. Read full book review >

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PHOEBE & DIGGER by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 2013

"Nuanced and humorous, this is a worthy addition to the new-sibling shelf. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Phoebe overcomes new-sibling qualms and fear of a playground bully in this emotive and playful story. Read full book review >

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Becoming Phoebe by J. Michael Neal
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A triumphant tale of surviving abuse, embracing hockey, and finding love."
A teenage athlete strives to overcome a traumatic past in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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MONKEY MIND by Phoebe Lee
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 11, 2011

"Far short of zen-sational. (iPad therapeutic app. 6-8)"
A low-rent road to quick inner serenity with drifty Japanese-style flute music to speed the way. Read full book review >

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PHOEBE SOUNDS IT OUT by Julie Zwillich
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2017

"Flawd but makes a point about fun with fonicks. (Picture book. 3-6)"
What's in a name? How do you spell it? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 1983

"The case itself is pretty heavy-handedly contrived, then, though Fleischman keeps the kids in motion and the tone light—and Apple's winning touch adds considerable appeal."
The latest detective on the crowded juvenile scene is ten-year-old Phoebe Danger-field, who shortened her name for her newspaper ad because she couldn't afford the extra line. Read full book review >

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Saving Phoebe Murrow by Herta Feely
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 2, 2016

"A harrowing but uneven domestic drama that explores the web of interpersonal motivations and reactions surrounding a traumatic event."
A novel illustrates the consequences of online bullying. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PHOEBE G. GREEN by Veera Hiranandani
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2014

"With all the foodies out there, this delightful series deserves a long shelf life…and many more courses. (Fiction. 7-11)"
List-making foodie Phoebe G. Green adjusts to the addition of a new best friend. Read full book review >

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PHOEBE AND HER UNICORN by Dana Simpson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A sweet, spun-sugar confection just right for unicorn fans. (Graphic fantasy. 7-11)"
A pink, bubble-gum bonbon of a tale spun of a likable, albeit self-centered, fourth-grader and her magical, self-obsessed, although sometimes-kind, unicorn. Read full book review >

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LEE MARVIN by Dwayne Epstein
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"A well-paced, thoughtful examination of a singular corpus of work that influenced film portrayals of violence in subsequent decades."
A generous biography of Oscar-winning actor Lee Marvin (1924-1987), best known for his roles in The Dirty Dozen and Point Blank. Read full book review >

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PHOEBE AND THE MONSTER MAZE by Caroline Castle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 15, 1997

"Jenkin-Pearce, known for more comic works, provides in her watercolors the right measures of fire and gentleness that the story demands. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Monsters, big and small, can use a touch of empathy—so learns Phoebe when she finds a small shell and brings it to her mother. Read full book review >

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DIFFERENT LEE by Bill Hiatt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 18, 2016

"A mostly sturdy foundation for a fantasy series that arms its hero with powers, sidekicks, and motivation."
In Hiatt's (The Devil Hath the Power, 2016, etc.) fantasy novel, a Korean-American man discovers long-dormant supernatural abilities and finds that an evil sorcerer wants his blood.Read full book review >