Search Results: "Sundee T. Frazier"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"Events may be less dramatic than realistically nuanced, and pacing is relaxed, but appealing Brendan should keep readers fully engaged. (science notes on biomass, anoles) (Fiction. 9-12)"
A few months older and proud owner of Einstein, a small, green anole, the eponymous budding scientist of Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything In It, winner of the 2007 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award, returns to grapple with new challenges in this likable sequel. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 23, 2007

"A good, accessible selection to inspire discussion of racism and prejudice. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Ten-year-old Brendan Buckley, future scientist, expects to have a busy summer, between practicing Tai Kwon Do, spending time with his parents and paternal grandmother and writing in the notebook he fills with all of his questions and their answers. Read full book review >

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THE OTHER HALF OF MY HEART by Sundee T. Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 8, 2010

"An outstanding achievement. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Funny and deeply affecting, this novel by the Steptoe Award winner for Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It (2007) revisits the still largely unexplored world of multiracial heritage. Read full book review >

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CLEO EDISON OLIVER, PLAYGROUND MILLIONAIRE by Sundee T. Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"A funny, compassionate tale. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Future entrepreneur Cleo, unlike most fifth-graders, has her career path laid out; a new school assignment gives her the opportunity to jump-start her plans. Read full book review >

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CLEO EDISON OLIVER IN PERSUASION POWER by Sundee T. Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"Cleo's an engaging, effervescent original whose story unfolds with humor and insight, probing weighty issues with a light touch. (Fiction. 8-12)"
In her latest business venture (creating personalized barrettes), the pint-size entrepreneur harnesses the power of social networking, fifth-grade style. Read full book review >

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STANLEY GOES FOR A DRIVE by Craig Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Children may never view a spotted cow the same way again. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When Stanley goes for a drive in his old red pickup on a dried-out, brown-as-dirt summer day, he's not thinking about much. Read full book review >

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THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 1997 by Ian Frazier
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 3, 1997

"Discrete but complementary entertainments in a range of keys that continue to define what is surely one of our most robust literary forms."
The latest sampling of choice nonfiction from America's literary journals and magazines, in a series that is a perennial success. Read full book review >

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THIRTEEN MOONS by Charles Frazier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2006

"One of the great Native American - and American - stories, and a great gift to all of us, from one of our very best writers."
The recent resurgence in historical fiction arguably dates from the critical and popular success of North Carolinian Charles Frazier's memorable first novel, Cold Mountain. Read full book review >

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DEAD COPY by Kit Frazier
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2007

"Gratingly cute, with a wisecrack or metaphor in every other sentence and a good-looking guy in every chapter."
A sassy obit writer smart-mouths her way into trouble. Read full book review >

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LOTS OF DOTS by Craig Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Zingy and crisp, joyful and sprightly, this is one outstanding read. (Picture book. 2-7)"
In his gamesome new work, Frazier shows how one shape—the simple dot—creates and shapes our world. Read full book review >

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BEE & BIRD by Craig Frazier
ADVENTURE
Released: May 10, 2011

"Still, pleasant and cheery, it is an interesting and urbane read. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A bee and bird travel from tree and truck to boat and beehive; the likable pair are the perfect guides to this wordless work on perspective. Read full book review >