Search Results: "Stasia Ward Kehoe"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SOUND OF LETTING GO by Stasia Ward Kehoe
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 6, 2014

"An intriguing medley of music, teen romance, high school life and serious family issues. (Fiction. 13-18)"
"Change...is scary." And family breakup is never easy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AUDITION by Stasia Ward Kehoe
FICTION
Released: Oct. 13, 2011

"No romance here, but copious ballet details and hard-won steps toward independence. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
This verse novel debut follows a reticent Vermont girl through a scholarship-funded year at the elite Jersey Ballet school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAE AMONG THE STARS by Roda Ahmed
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"An enchanting, inspirational account of Jemison's early life that illustrates the importance of encouraging and supporting children's dreams. (biographical note) (Picture book/biography. 4-8)"
Pioneering African-American astronaut Mae Jemison's childhood love of space and supportive parents led to her illustrious career. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COLORS by Sarah Ward
by Sarah Ward, illustrated by Sarah Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 2015

"A nifty, hardworking introduction to the world of color. (Board book. 6-18 mos.)"
The colors of the rainbow are explored in this multisensory book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PELLY AND MR. HARRISON VISIT THE  MOON by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"All in all, a light, imaginative romp. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The going-to-bed routine morphs into a fantastic adventure when Pelly notices an unusual fixture attached to her family's bathtub. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FARMER GEORGE AND THE NEW PIGLET by Nick Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"Pure homespun fun. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Ward's bucolic Galahad, Farmer George, makes a triumphant return, this time rescuing a swine in distress. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FURIOUS JONES AND THE ASSASSIN'S SECRET by Tim Kehoe
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Readers caught up in the action will not mind the gaps. (Thriller. 8-12)"
The teenage years are usually a time of self-exploration, but for Furious Jones, it's a time to explore his family history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"Opting consistently for romance and fashion instead of analysis and criticism, this would fit well in the Harlequin Historicals series. (16 pp. b&w and color illustrations, not seen)"
Bubbly biography of the three effervescent Jerome sisters, each of whom married a titled Englishman who subsequently pricked a few of the bubbles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THIS DARK HOUSE by Louise Kehoe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Author, heal thyself."
A somber and depressing account of a woman's incomplete escape from the most dysfunctional of families. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INFINITY by Rachel Ward
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2012

"A little violent, a little supernatural, a little mysterious, a lot sentimental; fans of the trilogy won't be disappointed as this story edges toward magical thriller. (Science fiction. 13-16)"
A trilogy that began in the recognizable present concludes in a post-apocalyptic dystopic England, 17 years from now. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BETWEEN TWO ENDS by David Ward
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2011

"A fast-paced but flawed adventure. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
A book about a book within a book. Read full book review >