Search Results: "Prudence Shen"


BOOK REVIEW

PRUDENCE by David Treuer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2015

"A self-assured, absorbing story with a grim arc that moves from bad to worse as Treuer explores the darkness at our cores."
Novelist/memoirist Treuer (Rez Life, 2012, etc.) returns to the northern woodlands with this understated study of cultures in conflict.Read full book review >

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NOTHING CAN POSSIBLY GO WRONG by Prudence Shen
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 7, 2013

"Smart and funny; don't miss this one. (Graphic fiction. 13 & up)"
An unlikely assemblage of robot-builders and cheerleaders rally together for a common cause. Read full book review >

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Dear Prudence by Prudence Farrow Bruns
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 26, 2015

"A moving, spiritual account of a search for meaning through meditation.
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A woman depicted in one of the Beatles' most famous songs tells her story. Read full book review >

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PRUDENCE AND MOXIE by Deborah Noyes
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 20, 2009

"This fanciful foray should tickle readers who have their own mismatched friends. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Opposites attract—or do they? Read full book review >

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PRUDENCE WANTS A PET by Cathleen Daly
ANIMALS
Released: June 21, 2011

"Demure yet mildly impish; when Prudence's eyes 'get hot and tingly' at the end, it's for the best reason of all. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A classic theme feels fresh as a squiggling kitten. Read full book review >

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PRUDENCE THE PART-TIME COW by Jody Jensen Shaffer
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"A well-meant effort, but not outstanding in its field…er pasture. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Prudence is not like the rest of the herd. Read full book review >

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THE PIG AND MISS PRUDENCE by Linda Stanek
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"While not necessarily a first purchase, there's potential for a good storyteller to enliven the telling and introduce a small audience to a slice of turn-of-the-century New York. (Picture book. 6-8)"
While it strives to fit into the cheery mode of The Old Woman and Her Pig, this doesn't have the simplicity of the classic. Read full book review >

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JAMES IN THE HOUSE OF AUNT PRUDENCE by Timothy Bush
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"A promising debut, with engagingly offbeat, childlike humor and a sure hand with the lively art. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A young guest in the home of an elderly relative, wreaking havoc that's actually caused by animals that come alive from her precious artifacts, isn't new; still, Bush develops the idea imaginatively, with energetic drafting and a comic spirit that pleasantly recall the art of David Small. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2004

"Prudence may believe, but readers won't. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Paratore's tale of a skeptical child who learns to believe founders on art from an illustrator who doesn't seem to have read it. Read full book review >

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WHEN MU MEETS MIN by Shen Shixi
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2017

"A provocative model of amity. (Picture book. 5-8)"
An affectionate farm cat and a lovable farm dog are the best of friends as youngsters, but as they grow up, they also grow apart. Read full book review >