Search Results: "Ron Hilbert Coy"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1998

"In addition to offering sources and lists of stories by theme, Bierhorst imbues the tellings with a sense of the immediacy: Their raw charm shines through. (b&w illustrations, not seen; bibliography, notes) (Folklore. 10-12)"
Bierhorst (The Dancing Fox, 1997, etc.) has gathered 22 tales from the First Peoples of America, from the Inuit to the Maya, Cherokee, Zuni, Seneca, and Lenape, among others, focusing on the little people. Read full book review >

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RON POWERS
by Megan Labrise

When Kelly Rindfleisch wrote the words, “No one cares about crazy people,” she never dreamed Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times-bestselling author Ron Powers would read them. 

“I cannot describe to you the emotion, the shockwave, that hit me when I read that quote,” says Powers, author of No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and ...


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BOOK REVIEW

TOP OF THE ORDER by John Coy
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Appealing characters and plenty of baseball action will make this a hit with young sports fans. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Bored with school, ten-year-old Jackson Kennedy can't wait for summer baseball, but as the season approaches, so do distractions: A girl joins the team (with a pink glove, no less), his mother has begun dating again, middle school looms and his friend's father has been called up for service in Afghanistan. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JAZZMAN by Robert Hilbert
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1993

"Once underway, tremendously entertaining."
From the president of the International Society of Jazz Record Collectors: a life of great jazz clarinetist Pee Wee Russell (1909- 69), who cut the figure of a legendary drinker and inspired player but who during his life was at once reviled for incompetence and respected for genius. Read full book review >

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NIGHT DRIVING by John Coy
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

Staying up all night is one of those small yet significant childhood rites of passage, a first glimpse at adulthood, recreated here by two picture-book newcomers. Read full book review >

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EYES ON THE GOAL by John Coy
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2010

"A solid, simply told sports story for readers not yet ready for John Feinstein, Mike Lupica and Robert Lipsyte. (Fiction. 8-12)"
School's out, fifth grade is over and best friends Jackson, Gig, Isaac and Diego are off to soccer camp. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

An Authentic Derivative by Caleb Coy
Released: July 15, 2015

"A well-defined social milieu and articulate characters make Coy's is it/isn't it novel an interesting, if uncertain, experience."
Spot-on satire or earnest picture of youth in transition? That's up to readers to decide with Coy's debut novel about being young and part of the Nashville scene. Read full book review >

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WHEN YOU'RE FEELING SICK by Coy Bowles
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"Skip this in favor of some chicken soup. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-7)"
The guitarist and organist for the Zac Brown Band outlines what to do and not do when you are feeling sick. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STRONG TO THE HOOP by John Coy
Released: Sept. 15, 1999

"Cleanly compelling. (Picture book. 6-8)"
James, ten, makes the most of a sudden chance to run with the big boys in this hard-fought game of playground basketball. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Smallest of Waves by Janice Coy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2015

"A seaside mystery with an appealing heroine, but one that needs more red herrings."
In Coy's (A Table on Kilimanjaro, 2013, etc.) mystery novel, dead seals start washing up on the local beach soon after a young woman's friend disappears.Read full book review >

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BOX OUT by John Coy
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2008

High-school sophomore Liam Bergstrom is excited to have been called up from JV to play varsity basketball. Read full book review >