Search Results: "Teddy Wayne"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LOVE SONG OF JONNY VALENTINE by Teddy Wayne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A very funny novel when it isn't so sad, and vice versa."
A provocative and bittersweet illumination of celebrity from the perspective of an 11-year-old pop sensation. Read full book review >

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LONER by Teddy Wayne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A startlingly sharp study of not just collegiate culture, but of social forces at large; a novel as absorbing as it is devastating."
A stunning—and profoundly disconcerting—take on the campus novel, Wayne's (The Love Song of Jonny Valentine, 2013, etc.) latest is as dark as it is addictive. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOHN WAYNE by Scott Eyman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2014

"Insightful, exhaustive and engrossing—a definitive portrait of the man and the legend."
A comprehensive and compelling examination of The Duke. Read full book review >

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TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR by Steve Scott
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 1998

"Children will chant and gesture along with this uncomplicated bedtime rhyme. (Board book. 2-3)"
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear ($9.95; Jun. 30; 24 pp.; 0-694-01162-2): This Growing Tree entry has an easy, familiar verse, and Scott makes sure that even the youngest toddler will be able to follow the actions of a boy and his teddy bear as they touch, dance, point, jump, bow, run, and prepare for bed. Read full book review >

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JOHN WAYNE by Dan Barden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 9, 1997

"There are sharp, persuasive glimpses here of the reality of celebrity life and the agony of a family coming apart at the seams, but the novel remains an odd pastiche in which fiction and fact commingle without generating clarity or significant insights."
An unsettling and uneven blend of fact and fiction in a first novel about one family's involvement with John Wayne. Read full book review >

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TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR by Timothy Bush
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2005

"Bush's refreshing take on this classic rhyme only enhances its timeless endurance and is a wonderful way to introduce a true favorite to the next generation of little bears. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Using only his vibrant illustrations, Bush creatively transforms the familiar rhyme about an active bear's day into a full-out adventure. Read full book review >

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TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR by Alice Schertle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"A cockle-warming successor, all in all, to Michael and Kathleen Hague's Alphabears (1984) and Numbears (1986), or, of course, Ruth Krauss's classic rhyme. (Picture book/poetry. 5-9)"
Illustrated by a teddy bear specialist, these 14 new rhymes are just the ticket for a spell of quality lap time. Read full book review >

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TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR by Michael Hague
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 23, 1993

"Sure to find a wide and willing audience. (Picture book. 2-5)"
``A Classic Action Rhyme'' with a spread for each line—text on the verso, framed in little bears on a golden honey ground decked with stars; cuddly plush bear with appealingly mobil face on the recto, in a pictorial story Hague has devised to suit the familiar words. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEDDY MARS by Molly B. Burnham
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"Fans of world-record quests and those who enjoy lighthearted tales will savor Teddy's efforts. (Fiction. 8-12)"
After discovering TheGuinness Book of World Records, Teddy's determined to achieve a world record, too. Read full book review >

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TEDDY ROOSEVELT by Sharon Gayle
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Though predictable and superficial, this is accessible to the earliest reader for the inevitable biography projects of early elementary years. (timeline) (Nonfiction. 6-8)"
An easy-to-read biography of Teddy Roosevelt in the Stories of Famous Americans series for young readers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEDDY & CO. by Cynthia Voigt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Although the tone is decidedly different from her earlier work, Voigt's writing remains masterful, and her attention continues to be on what makes a family, how we can live together in harmony, and how individuals overcome their difficulties. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
A group of toys lives together on an island, ironing out their differences and sharing small adventures. Read full book review >

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INTRODUCING TEDDY by Jessica Walton
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2016

"This book beautifully changes the narrative of gender and gender roles, but fair warning—the hug scene might bring a tear or two. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Errol and his teddy, Thomas, play together all the time, so when Thomas is sad one day, Errol wants to know if he can help. Read full book review >