Search Results: "Stephen and Kevin A. Stripe Stripe"


BOOK REVIEW

THE JOURNEY TO PARADISE by Stephen and Kevin A. Stripe Stripe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 13, 2006

"A simple story of faltering faith propped up by its fanciful milieu."
A lost soul attempts to reconcile religion and science in a violent world. Read full book review >

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HUNTER & STRIPE & THE SOCCER SHOWDOWN by Laura Malone Elliott
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Elliott neatly separates pleasure from instinct, while Munsinger's stumpy, zealous characters add the right degree of empathy and laughs. (Picture book. 4-7)"
"Winning isn't everything," coach Vince Lombardi famously said, "it's the only thing." Read full book review >

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A PUPPY FOR KEVIN by Liesbet Slegers
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"A sweetly positive new-pet primer. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Aimed at very young readers, a book that's all about caring for a new best friend. Read full book review >

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KEVIN AND HIS DAD by Irene Smalls
Released: April 1, 1999

"Hays's artwork is wistful and idyllic, just as this day is for one small boy. (Picture book. 5-8)"
There is something profoundly elemental going on in Smalls's book: the capturing of a moment of unmediated joy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STEPHEN AND THE BEETLE by Jorge Luján
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"A memorable lesson in mindfulness. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A small boy's response to a beetle in the garden triggers profound moral questions in this arresting visual tour de force. Read full book review >

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KEVIN by Paul Kupperberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2013

"A bubble-gum problem novel for gay preteens which may be innovation enough to warrant purchase. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Though he's president of his class now, Riverdale High's Kevin Keller was a middle school mess. Read full book review >

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MRS. JEFFRIES AND THE FEAST OF ST. STEPHEN by Emily Brightwell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"A pleasant, if unexciting, whodunit with a surprise ending."
Sudden death at a Victorian Christmas party. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"If shared one on one as a jumping-off point for discussion, some Asperger children may find this effort amusing, but it's a poor choice otherwise. (foreword) (Picture book. 5-7)"
In this Australian import, Kevin, a grade schooler with Asperger Syndrome takes the world too literally, a problem depicted in brief language and simple illustrations. Read full book review >

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STEPHEN SPENDER by John Sutherland
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"Pays fitting tribute to a man who was as admirable as he was gifted."
An excellent account of the British poet's life, particularly strong on his personality, literary friendships, and political activism. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STEPHEN FAIR by Tim Wynne-Jones
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: April 1, 1998

"An intense study in friendship and troubled family relations, in which the steadiest characters are the teenagers. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Recurrent nightmares and a strong feeling that his mother is hiding something haunt a teenager in this ethereal novel from Wynne-Jones (The Maestro, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >