Search Results: "Robert Hanna"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 19, 2013

"A thorough overview of how to develop and market a new product."
An inventor and entrepreneur offers guidance for readers hoping to create and sell their own products. Read full book review >

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ROBERT OLMSTEAD
by J.W. Bonner

At a time when our country’s past serves a daily story in the news, Robert Olmstead’s latest novel, Savage Country, takes readers back to the 19th-century frontier as well as returning readers to a more traditional type of yarn spinning: equal parts adventure tale, Biblical narrative, and Greek tragedy.

Savage Country depicts a world where justice is often ...


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THE BEST SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, & HORROR READS IN MAY
by John DeNardo

Looking for something to read in May? Here's an irresistible selection of science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that will satisfy your readerly desires. They include stories about an alternate WWII, steampunk airships, the zombie apocalypse, assassins hellbent on revenge, a space-based suicide mission, souls available for rent, and more.

 

The Berlin Project by Gregory Benford

One of ...


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BOOK REVIEW

SMILE, POUT-POUT FISH by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"An upbeat early book on feelings with a simple storyline that little ones will respond to. (Board book. 1-3)"
This simplified version of Diesen and Hanna's The Pout-Pout Fish (2008) is appropriate for babies and toddlers. Read full book review >

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THE POUT-POUT FISH GOES TO SCHOOL by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 24, 2014

"Diesen tackles a worry not often found in back-to-school books; young Mr. Fish will ease children's fears about what will be expected of them. (Picture book. 2-5)"
This look back at when Mr. Fish was young and starting school for the first time focuses on belonging. Read full book review >

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DONAVAN'S WORD JAR by Monalisa DeGross
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 1994

"This Baltimore librarian's first book is sure to whet readers' appetites for words, and may even start them on their own savory collections. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Donavan's friends collect buttons and marbles, but he collects words. ``NUTRITION,'' ``BALLYHOO,'' ``ABRACADABRA''—these and other words are safely stored on slips of paper in a jar. Read full book review >

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THE POUT-POUT FISH UNDERSEA ALPHABET by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"Let this one swim on by. There are plenty more (and better!) ocean-themed alphabet books in the sea. (Board book. 1-3)"
From angelfish to zebrafish, the creators of the Pout-Pout Fish bring readers a touch-and-feel alphabet exploration. Read full book review >

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THE POUT-POUT FISH, FAR, FAR FROM HOME by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"Fans will love it. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Curious Mr. Fish learns a lot on a vacation adventure, especially about life. Read full book review >

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THE POUT-POUT FISH AND THE BULLY-BULLY SHARK  by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Enjoy the playground scenes, but read another book for a better bullying message. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Mr. Fish and his friends find their spines (well, maybe not the octopus or the squid…) when dealing with a shark. Read full book review >