Search Results: "Ronde Barber"


BOOK REVIEW

TEAMMATES by Tiki Barber
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A lesson of building self-confidence through steadfast pursuit of a goal that's easy to believe and enjoyable to attain. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Sincerity and veracity are the hallmarks of the Barbers' books. Read full book review >

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RED ZONE by Tiki Barber
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 31, 2010

"And with ninth grade still ahead for the Barbers, more volumes are likely in the works. (Fiction. 8-12)"
There's no modesty going to waste here as the Barber twins star as themselves in another in their series of football hero tales. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KICKOFF! by Tiki Barber
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 23, 2007

"Includes a glossary of football terms. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Twelve-year-old twins Tiki and Ronde Barber live with their single mother and play football as often as possible. Read full book review >

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GAME DAY by Tiki Barber
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Lots of great football talk and Root's rich colors of amber, green and deep blue bring the field to life. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Kids who have played any sport in a vital but unsung capacity will identify with this second outing from the Barbers, twin professional football players. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BY MY BROTHER’S SIDE by Tiki Barber
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A great gift for brothers, too. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The Barber twins not only play professional football for the NFL, they're also both great enough to be stars. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAXWELL THE MONKEY BARBER by Cale Atkinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2016

"Atkinson's jungle denizens will easily charm one and all. (Picture book. 2-7)"
"Come to Maxwell's Barbershop! / For a trim or for a chop!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNCLE JED'S BARBER SHOP by Margaree King Mitchell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 10, 1993

"A fine, unusually engaging debut for Mitchell, celebrating the courage and humanity of men who could survive hard times and injustice without rancor. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Great-uncle Jed, Sarah Jean's ``favorite relative,'' travels from house to house as ``the only black barber in the county.'' When he comes to cut her daddy's hair, he explains that he's saving for a shop. Read full book review >

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MOOG-MOOG, SPACE BARBER by Mark  Teague
Released: Nov. 1, 1990

Elmo's haircut is an embarrassing disaster. Read full book review >

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ELLEN AND THE BARBER by Frank O’Rourke
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 14, 1998

"Readers will slowly but surely find themselves spellbound by these period dramas, by their tight storytelling, their strong female focus, and their forthright sex (unlike the women's magazine fiction of the day)."
Surprisingly wonderful posthumous trio of love stories by the late O'Rourke (over 60 books, including mysteries, westerns, etc.), who had a keen eye for female psychology. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUPER HAIR-O AND THE BARBER OF DOOM by John Rocco
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 21, 2013

"This won't answer those many preschool requests for superhero stories, but it does offer a go-with-the-flow bit of imaginative silliness. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A young superhero falls prey to a Samson complex. Read full book review >