Search Results: "Shane Prigmore"


BOOK REVIEW

SHANE by Jack Schaefer
Released: Oct. 14, 1949

"A real superiority here, narrative and literary."
A classic touch to this story of fiddlefooted, withdrawn, softspoken Shane who drifts in, stays on with Wyoming homesteader Starrett. Read full book review >

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SPACEHEADZ by Jon Scieszka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2011

"Fans will be in heaven, especially at the certainty of further installments. (Humorous science fiction. 7-10)"
Alien Spaceheadz approach their goal of recruiting 3.14 million + one Earthling SPHDZ…can they save Earth!? Read full book review >

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SPACEHEADZ by Jon Scieszka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Secret codes…science and math tidbits…hamster-translation websites…and the odd flying whale. ULTRA FRESH! (Humorous science fiction. 7-10)"
With the evil SPHDZ in control of the Brainwave, is there any hope left for mankind…or hamsterkind? Read full book review >

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PLANET KINDERGARTEN by Sue Ganz-Schmitt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"The seamless additions of lessons on cooperation and kindness bring this to a new level, but it can't top the original book for creativity. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Ganz-Schmitt and Prigmore continue the space theme and follow the cast and crew from Planet Kindergarten (2014) as they celebrate the 100th day of school and all that they have learned so far. Read full book review >

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PLANET KINDERGARTEN by Sue Ganz-Schmitt
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 20, 2014

"Sure to assuage the fears of all astronauts bound for similar missions. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A genius way to ease kids into the new adventure that is kindergarten. Read full book review >

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SPACEHEADZ by Jon Scieszka
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 22, 2010

"You will be SPHDZ! (Multi-platform science fiction. 7-12)"
P.S. 858 fifth grader Michael K. had hoped for a normal first day in his new school, but what he gets is crazy-weird. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHANE COMES HOME by Rinker Buck
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 15, 2005

"A fine and moving story, full of heroes."
An affecting portrait of the first American combat fatality in the Iraq war, and of those who suffered his loss. Read full book review >

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ANDY SHANE AND THE PUMPKIN TRICK by Jennifer Richard Jacobson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"With hilarious yet familiar situations, frequent pen-and-ink illustrations, accessible vocabulary and two characters filled with the feisty spirit of a very young Ramona Quimby, Jacobson's offering is the perfect treat for newest readers. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Andy Shane and his sometimes enemy/sometimes best friend Dolores Starbuckle are back and ready to celebrate Halloween. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2005

"Readers will want to follow Andy all the way through school. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Andy Shane doesn't want to be at school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALICE IN WONDERLAND HIGH by Rachel Shane
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2015

"Leave this novel at the bottom of the rabbit hole. (Fiction. 10-13)"
The beloved children's classic is reimagined as a teen treatise on environmental activism. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE INTERN'S HANDBOOK by Shane Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"An entertaining, ferociously violent romp about a morally bankrupt killer trying to find his way home."
Never trust anyone under the age of 25: That cute-as-a-button intern just might be trying to blow your brains out. Read full book review >