Search Results: "Sarah Durham"


BOOK REVIEW

ROSE AND SEBASTIAN by Cynthia Zarin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Accomplished, stylized drawings help put the lighthearted story across, and Zarin offers not only a glimpse of apartment life, but establishes Rose as a captivating heroine who wants to overcome her fears, and does. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A tale of two kids in the city shows Rose conquering her fears and making a new friend. Read full book review >

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WHAT DO YOU SEE WHEN YOU SHUT YOUR EYES? by Cynthia Zarin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Durham's appealing, childlike illustrations, bold colors, friendly characters, and clever use of the page add just the right touch to a delightful verse that is not only fun to read aloud to groups of children, but a fitting bedtime story, as well. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The imagination runs wild in this second adorable book from Zarin and Durham (Rose and Sebastian, 1997), who celebrate creative minds and individuality. Read full book review >

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THE LUCK UGLIES by Paul Durham
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 29, 2014

"Layers, nuance, wit and a thumping good story make this a must-read. (Fantasy. 9-13)"
A sparkling middle-grade fantasy opens a trilogy. Read full book review >

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EXTREME PREJUDICE by Guy Durham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 1991

"Agreeable thriller with a lot of good food but not as much tension as one might expector wish forfrom three irritable superpowers."
Michael Pretorius, who appeared in Durham's Stealth (1989), leaves his considerable creature comforts to sort out the unlikely suicide of an old friend in Vienna where Russo-Japanese complexities teem. Read full book review >

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Redeeming Grace by Weldon B. Durham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2013

"A well-told tale of an early-20th-centurywoman's quest for liberation."
In Durham's (Tides of Grace, 2012) latest historical novel, a free-spirited young woman with a tarnished past rubs elbows with turn-of-the-century Broadway big shots. Read full book review >

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THE RELUCTANT COPILOT by Kelly Durham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"An admirable addition to World War II fiction that highlights the contributions of heavy-bombing crews."
This incisive World War II novel skillfully brings readers along on nerve-wracking bombing runs in German-held territory. Read full book review >