Search Results: "Terri Fields"


BOOK REVIEW

ONE GOOD DEED by Terri Fields
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"A sweet plug for random acts of kindness. (Picture book. 3-5)"
When Jake spontaneously decides to give some handpicked mulberries to the old woman next door, he begins a chain of "pay-it-forward" events in his neighborhood. Read full book review >

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THE MOST DANGEROUS by Terri Fields
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 10, 2012

"Children are in no danger of encountering detailed information about animal offenses and defenses, or even a thrill or two, from this quick wash of generalities. (map) (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
A talent show of dangerous animals misses the mark in so many ways. Read full book review >

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HOLDUP by Terri Fields
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2007

"Recommended only to teenagers looking for an easy read, one that doesn't promise much depth or heavy-duty soul-searching. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Using a Lazy-Susan approach of rotating perspectives, Fields manages to paint a broad canvas of life as a contemporary high-school student. Read full book review >

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MY FATHER’S SON by Terri Fields
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Although the surprising conclusion seems a little contrived after the believable realism of the rest of the tale, this is still a fast-paced and sometimes disturbing look at families and violent crime and its many victims, seen and unseen. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
High-school junior Kevin Windor leads the most normal of lives, until the day his father is arrested for a particularly brutal series of murders. Read full book review >

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AFTER THE DEATH OF ANNA GONZALES by Terri Fields
POETRY
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Even so, for Mel Glenn fans, or as a resource for dealing with teen suicide, this will be useful in most YA library collections. (Fiction. YA)"
High-school classmates react to a teen suicide in this novel-in-verse. Read full book review >

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BURRO’S TORTILLAS by Terri Fields
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2007

"Yo,' as the jackrabbit says, 'Hare's looking at you, let's eat!' (Picture book. 4-7)"
Those looking for a Southwestern or Mexican variant of The Little Red Hen will find it here. Read full book review >

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INVISIBLE EMMIE by Terri Libenson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Classic middle school themes come alive, but they fail to really go anywhere. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 8-12)"
One bad day in seventh grade can feel like a lifetime. However, even end-of-the-world-level heartache can have surprising and comic consequences. Read full book review >

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Twin River III by Michael Fields
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Tends to meander but delivers flashes of violence that will satisfy action fans."
In Fields' (Twin River II, 2014) latest thriller, security agent Wesley Palladin settles down and criminal forces prepare to further exploit innocent lives.Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A GRIM REAPER by Bali Fields
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"A winning first release that admirably blends mortality, adventure, organizational politics and even a bit of love."
Fields' imaginative debut novel features an engrossing, modern world of life and death that will speak to fans of fantasy and secret societies. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"A thorough investigation of an age-old question, and though the historical record is not complete, Fields's persuasive interpretations and arguments may change some opinions about Richard and his nephews— fate. (16 paages color illustrations, not seen)"
A leading entertainment lawyer attempts to solve the historical mystery of what became of the two young princes who were kept in the Tower of London during the reign of King Richard III. Read full book review >