Search Results: "Rick Lieder"


BOOK REVIEW

SWEEP UP THE SUN by Helen Frost
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"All-around gorgeous; Frost and Lieder again showcase the splendor of nature through the happy marriage of literal and figurative images. (Picture book/poetry. 2-8)"
A picture-book poem calling for adventure that's—thankfully—for the birds. Read full book review >

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AMONG A THOUSAND FIREFLIES by Helen Frost
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"Another thrilling collaboration, showing children of all ages that even Earth's littlest creatures long for connection. (Picture book. 2-8)"
A luminous glimpse into the magical realm of fireflies. Read full book review >

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Released: March 13, 2012

"A dazzlingly poetic photo album of the insect world for tots on up. (Picture book. 2 & up)"
Breathtaking photos and an exquisite poem capture a bug's-eye view of nature. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WAKE UP! by Helen Frost
Kirkus Star
by Helen Frost, photographed by Rick Lieder
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"Stunning as ever: another irresistible imperative from Frost and Lieder to get up and out into nature. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Nature's littlest creatures figure large in this poetic portrait of their early movements. Read full book review >

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THE ACCIDENTAL GENIUS OF WEASEL HIGH by Rick Detorie
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2011

"No accidental work of genius, this—Detorie's carefully crafted novel is an engaging experience. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Fourteen-year-old aspiring filmmaker Larkin Pace is documenting his daily life to prepare for the big screens of Hollywood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"A worthy addition to the history of the struggle for Native American rights."
A well-shaped, detailed history of an Apache band tested in battle and in the courtroom. Read full book review >

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A CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE AWESOME KIND
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BOOK REPORT for The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Cover Story: Airport Thriller
BFF Charm: Double Trouble
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: She Said, He Said EXTREME!
Bonus Factors: Aliens, The Apocalypse, Trust No One
Relationship Status: You Shook Me All Night Long

Cover Story: Airport Thriller

There is nothing embarrassing about this cover (which, in the YA genre ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE SWORD OF SUMMER by Rick Riordan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A fast-paced, eventful, and largely successful pivot. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
First there were the Greek gods, then the Egyptian gods, then the Roman gods—now Riordan takes on the Norse gods. Read full book review >

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D-DAY by Rick Atkinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 6, 2014

"Within its limits, a grand and historically significant tale told with dash and authority. (maps, charts, lists of major armies and figures, weaponry, personal supplies, timelines, photos) (Nonfiction. 11-13)"
This version of the much-admired The Guns at Last Light (2013) for younger audiences focuses on the drama and the astonishing scale of one of World War II's pivotal operations: the D-Day invasion. Read full book review >

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THE 5TH WAVE by Rick Yancey
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 7, 2013

"Nothing short of amazing. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
The challenge? Surviving the genocide of the human race when aliens attack Earth in the not-too-distant future. Read full book review >