Search Results: "Steve Boggs"


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LETTERS TO DINAH by Steve Boggs
Released: Aug. 29, 2011

"A sincere, original tribute to the art of letter writing, small-town living and friendship."
A successful anesthesiologist commits to writing a letter every day to his best and longest friend after learning that she had been recovering from brain surgery. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"In her reporting, researching, and sharing, Boggs has performed a public service for those in a similar position—and for anyone interested in the implications of parenthood or in a story well-told and deeply felt."
So much more than a memoir about trying to conceive. Read full book review >

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MATTAPONI QUEEN by Belle Boggs
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2010

"Unfussy, understated and richly varied stories—a promising debut."
Boggs's sure-footed debut collection, winner of the Bakeless Prize for Fiction, is set on and around the Mattaponi Indian reservation in Virginia. Read full book review >

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W.D. THE WONDER DOG by Cary Boggs
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1998

"The pictures, on the other hand, invite viewers to sail into the dog's imagination, complete with midnight blue endpapers, a heavenly landscape of doggy dreamland where dog bones fly among the stars and collars are not needed. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Boggs's first book is about W.D., a dog who wonders about everything. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"Too bad the spine isn't more visible."
An autobiography of the Louisiana-born congresswoman (written with freelance writer Hatch), whose purple veil unfortunately casts too rosy a glow over 50 years of US history. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1998

"Politically compelling, yet frustratingly unrevealing as memoir."
An inspiring—though often too distant—autobiography of an activist and the intellectual and political movements that have engaged her. Read full book review >

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BOATS GO by Steve Light
Kirkus Star
by Steve Light, illustrated by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"The real challenge will be keeping it out of the bathtub. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Eight boats sail across the elongated double-page spreads, rendered in primary-color watercolors and accompanied by an appropriate sound. Read full book review >

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CAT GOT A LOT by Steve Henry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Another ideal story for newly hatched readers. (Early reader. 3-5)"
Happy Cat and his neighbors return for another early reader (Happy Cat, 2013). Read full book review >

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GREEN LIZARDS VS. RED RECTANGLES by Steve Antony
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A visually entertaining story of war and peace. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The green lizards and the red rectangles are at war, but neither can defeat the other. Read full book review >

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TRAINS GO by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Sheer, fabulous power. (Board book. 1-3)"
There's more than just "choo-choo" along this track. Read full book review >

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ZEPHYR TAKES FLIGHT by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Flighty fun. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Zephyr, a buoyant, gum-chewing lass obsessed with airplanes, achieves a fantastical flight—and gets home in time for breakfast—in this enjoyable romp. Read full book review >