Search Results: "Quincy Troupe"


BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE STEVIE WONDER by Quincy Troupe
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 4, 2005

"Closing with a recap and chronology, and even provided with a 2-song CD for a soundtrack, this will energize new listeners—and old ones, too. (Picture book/biography. 6-8)"
"Oh, isn't he lovely, / this blind black boy, / born to love everyone?" Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2006

"Well-told and admonitory."
Young-rags-to-mature-riches memoir by broker and motivational speaker Gardner. Read full book review >

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TAKE IT TO THE HOOP, MAGIC JOHNSON by Quincy Troupe
POETRY
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"A three-point shot from downtown! (Picture book. All ages)"
Dynamic, kid-centered book design, a poetic, pumped-up text set in a high-energy typeface, and jazzy line art set in vivid expanses of color all masterfully combine in this terrific picture-book paean to the life and career of Lakers' star Magic Johnson. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN MAYFAIR by D.M.  Quincy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"Dashing and enjoyably melodramatic."
A gentleman traveler with a secret wound gallantly rescues a lady and uncovers the truth of a murder in Regency London. Read full book review >

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Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside by Quincy Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"A short, insightful reflection on the expatriate experience."
Carroll's debut novel, a character study of two Americans teaching English in rural China, gracefully contrasts idealism and cynicism. Read full book review >

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THE BIG HAIRY SECRET by Thomas Kingsley Troupe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Chapter-book readers should latch onto it. (Fantasy. 6-8)"
The Corman Towers apartment building has a creepy outside; wait till Flo sees the inside! Read full book review >

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A STEGOSAURUS WOULD NOT MAKE A GOOD PIRATE by Thomas Kingsley Troupe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2018

"Nothing like a little body shaming to shape young readers' career expectations. (review and discussion questions) (Picture book. 6-8)"
An armored, lumbering ex-pirate cheerfully goes over the many reasons why he was "just fired." Read full book review >