Search Results: "Robert Frost"


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THE LETTERS OF ROBERT FROST, VOLUME 1 by Robert Frost
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 10, 2014

"Judiciously annotated with a biographical glossary of correspondents and an indispensable chronology, this volume may well inspire a Frost renaissance."
Letters illuminate the life of an iconic American poet. Read full book review >

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THE COW IN APPLE TIME by Robert Frost
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 28, 2005

"Susan Jeffers, Ed Young and many others have done better by this quintessential American poet. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The humor in this early Frost poem—about a cow whose udder goes dry thanks to overindulging on windfalls—is largely between the lines, but that's where Yeagle goes, providing Bill Peet-style illustrations of a knobby Holstein (named "Cleo") with large, long-lashed eyes and an avid expression leaping over stone walls and enthusiastically chowing down in the neighboring orchard. Read full book review >

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FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2004

"The notes on how the form in each poem works are of particular value to teachers eager to guide students in their own poetry writing. (Fiction. 10+)"
"You have to really look at things," Naomi says, and that's what each fifth-grader does in this look at life from many points of view. Read full book review >

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THE SECOND OBJECTIVE by Mark Frost
Released: May 15, 2007

"It doesn't spoil the suspense of this historical fiction to know which side wins."
Germany makes a last-gasp attempt to defeat the Allies and change the course of history, in the latest from Frost (The Six Messiahs, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE PALADIN PROPHECY by Mark Frost
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"Superficial adventure with arbitrary authorial intrusions at every plot twist. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
New school and new mental powers meet ancient mysteries and ancient war. Read full book review >

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GOWANUS DOGS by Jonathan Frost
Released: April 6, 1999

"While the strong textures at times create a swirling energy reminiscent of Brian Pinkney's scratchboard illustrations, this more often resembles a first draft, a shadowy promise of the book- yet-to-be. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Frost debuts with a flawed but heartwarming dog story, set along an industrial canal in New York City and illustrated with large, freely drawn black-and-white etchings. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 2000

"This volume could serve well as an introduction to Frost's often musical, always challenging poetry, a poetry for those who love images and mystery."
A collection of Frost's latest poems and selected poems from her previous seven collections, organized into a three-part format composed of new poems, poems limited to 11 lines, and poems from previous anthologies. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 6, 2007

"An intriguing tale, capably written, but lacking a greater sense of significance, either to golf or to professional sports in general."
The latest from novelist and golf writer Frost (The Grand Slam: Bobby Jones, America, and the Story of Golf, 2004, etc.) examines a historic match, when legendary professionals Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson squared off against top amateurs Harvie Ward and Ken Venturi. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 6, 2002

"Captivating entertainment. (26 b&w photos, throughout)"
An award-winning TV writer (Hill Street Blues) turned novelist Frost (The Six Messiahs, 1995, etc.) proves just as skilled at nonfiction in his affectionate recreation of the dramatic 1913 US Open Golf Championship. Read full book review >