Search Results: "Stasia Ward Kehoe"


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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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BLEEDING EARTH by Kaitlin Ward
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Grisly and sickening (but in the best way possible), the novel more than delivers on its promise of the macabre for lovers of horror, and curious readers will close the book with countless questions about religion, science, and human nature. (Horror. 13 & up)"
"Bones Found to Be of Human Origin, Blood Beginning to Fester." In the spirit of M.T. Anderson's Thirsty (1997), Ward's apocalyptic novel will have readers checking the ground beneath their feet after each turn of the page. Read full book review >