Search Results: "Sid Jacobson"


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THE 9/11 REPORT by Sid Jacobson
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"All told, a thoughtful—and by no means dumbed-down—approach to events still very current."
A comic book, utterly serious, documenting the attacks of September 11. Read full book review >

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CHE by Sid Jacobson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"A lively, well-drawn rendering of Guevara's eventful life—not out of place in a fashionista's handbag, but worthy of a more serious audience as well."
Revolutionary icon Ernesto "Che" Guevara becomes a graphic hero in Jacobson and Colón's latest (After 9/11: America's War on Terror, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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STICK AND WHITTLE by Sid Hite
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Because the good guys are so likable, and the bad guys little more than cardboard figures, readers will find this an amiable ramble, finished off with a heartwarming double romance. (Fiction. 11-13)"
=Two lone travelers help each other their achieve hearts' desires in this leisurely, character-rich western from an always interesting author. Read full book review >

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CECIL IN SPACE by Sid Hite
Released: May 1, 1999

"Cecil's ongoing discourse on the problems of the universe grow trying, but readers will relate to—and laugh over—his simple struggle to find his way. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Despite the title, Hite's latest is no sci-fi, futuristic effort, but a modern novel with a first-person narrative with echoes of such classics as Catcher in the Rye. Read full book review >

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ANSWER MY PRAYER by Sid Hite
FANTASY
Released: May 1, 1995

"Not his best, it is still a good read that will be welcomed onto middle- grade shelves. (Fiction. 11+)"
An amusing fantasy about a lazy young angel reluctantly coming to the aid of a girl. Read full book review >

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IT'S NOTHING TO A MOUNTAIN by Sid Hite
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 1994

"Grand entertainment. (Fiction. 11+)"
The author of Dither Farm (1992) spins another offbeat adventure, enacted by less extraordinary but still vibrant characters. Read full book review >

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"Outstanding."
With the help of a dead magician, a quick-witted young orphan foils a dastardly plot—in this breathless new adventure from the author of The Whipping Boy (1986, Newbery Award). Read full book review >

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HUMBUG MOUNTAIN by Sid Fleischman
Released: Oct. 19, 1978

"Tarnatious fun all the way."
Sid Fleischman's zest for frontier foolishment and humbug is at full steam in this story of an itinerant newspaperman's family heading for their own six lots in the new city of Sunshine, planned and executed by their steamboat-captain grandfather. Read full book review >

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JINGO DJANGO by Sid Fleischman
Released: April 22, 1971

"If Fleischman fans recognize some of the landmarks this time around, they can still have a rollicking trip."
Readers of Chancy and the Grand Rascal and By the Great Horn Spoon will enjoy the author's latest picaresque adventure set in mid-nineteenth-century America. Read full book review >

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ALGEBRA by Sid Thatte
Released: Nov. 10, 2016

"A thorough and easy-to-follow textbook suitable for both beginning algebra students and those looking to recall old lessons."
An introductory algebra textbook also serves as a refresher for those who last studied the subject many years ago. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Civil War buffs and fans of the series will find a solid summary of a key battle. (Fiction. 9-14)"
"On to Richmond!" was the Yanks' cry in 1862, but Fredericksburg stood in the way. Read full book review >

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THOSE DARN DITHERS by Sid Hite
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Hilarious. (Fiction. 12+)"
Return to whimsical Willow County in this charming sequel to Dither Farm (1992). Read full book review >