Search Results: "Steven L. Hopp"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2007

"Readers frustrated with the unhealthy, artificial food chain will take heart and inspiration here."
With some assistance from her husband, Steven, and 19-year-old daughter, Camille, Kingsolver (Prodigal Summer, 2000, etc.) elegantly chronicles a year of back-to-the-land living with her family in Appalachia. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 16, 2012

"Readers will be drawn into Rencher's story, invited to imagine the Book of Revelation materialized and to ponder with the characters whether they are ready to die.

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A family struggles to survive the week after a giant asteroid crashes into the sea off the coast of New Jersey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Zeichner delivers a classic mystery that makes up for its conventional plot with a pair of engaging protagonists."
In Zeichner's debut novel for young readers, the Jinson twins must use science to solve a mystery involving buried treasure after they take a summer job. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THIS SIDE OF PARADISE by Steven L. Layne
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"Good fun. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Paradise comes at a price in this taut SF thriller by newcomer Layne. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1997

"For the shelf well-stocked with other perspectives."
An ambitious and confoundingly uneven exploration of psychobiological interdependence. Read full book review >

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GOOSEBUMPS
by Leila Roy

When sleep finally comes, I sink into a murky world of shadows. There is a tunnel before me, with bright light in the distance. The ground rumbles. White fog surrounds me. My heart is pounding. Something is coming, but I do not know what, and only feel its presence, a terrible shadow that slithers along the ground, leaving a trail ...

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BOOK REVIEW

COME BACK, CAT by Joan L.  Nødset
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Those who still own the previous edition will want this updated version. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A larger format and full-color, revised illustrations bring new life to an old story almost every child (and cat) can relate to. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REX FINDS AN EGG! EGG! EGG! by Steven Weinberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"Young dinosaur fans will like this solo debut for Weinberg a bunch, bunch, bunch. (Picture book. 5-7)"
An exploding volcano, an unseen cliff, flying predators and other hazards challenge a dimwitted young T. Rex with a precious burden and a monosyllabic vocabulary. Read full book review >