Search Results: "Theo Baker"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 11, 2012

"An engaging story that's gone flaccid."
The twisted tale of sexualized, attractive and perennially unlucky Theo, from his various arrests to finding fame and riches, all while making and losing love. Read full book review >

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THEO by Barbara Harrison
Released: Sept. 20, 1999

"It's an inspiring story of the apparently powerless battling for freedom in the face of savage reprisals. (glossary) (Fiction. 11-13)"
Harrison debuts with this rousing tale of a child puppeteer in Nazi-occupied Greece. Read full book review >

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THEO by Theodore Bikel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 12, 1994

"A model life for those inclined to save the Earth while strumming a guitar. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
The autobiography of a prominent folksinger/actor/activist of the 1950s and '60s. Read full book review >

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THE SHADOW MASK by Lin Oliver
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"It's clear there will be a third installment, which may help to clarify what all the fuss is about…or not. (Science fiction. 10-14)"
Newly orphaned, forced to live with an uncle he never knew he had and trying to cope with a strange new ability to hear the past, Leo's suffering more than normal teen angst. Read full book review >

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SOUND BENDER by Lin Oliver
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Ultimately, readers will feel this has all been done before. (Science fiction. 10-14)"
A young adolescent boy discovers secret, amazing powers. Read full book review >

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THEO THE WHITE BEAR by Iroha Hazuki
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 23, 2013

"A dreamy story of lost, found and abiding affection in the Arctic. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
Two polar bear cubs meet and scan the evening sky for a special star. Read full book review >

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THE BAKER by Paul Hond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1998

"A bright Beaujolais of a book: fresh, optimistic, and sophisticated enough to satisfy on many levels."
A debut novel that transforms the terror of working-class, inner-city race relations into an upbeat examination of love, loss, and father-son bonding. Read full book review >

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BAKER TOWERS by Jennifer Haigh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2005

"Almost mythic in its ambition, somewhere between Oates and Updike country, and thoroughly satisfying."
An elegant, elegiac multigenerational saga about a small coal-mining community in western Pennsylvania that shows how talented she really is. Read full book review >

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JOSEPHINE BAKER by Alan Schroeder
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 29, 1991

"Useful for assignments, but not as memorable as his earlier book. (Biography. 10+)"
A workmanlike entry in the ``Black Americans of Achievement'' series. Read full book review >

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VINCENT AND THEO by Deborah Heiligman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 18, 2017

"A remarkably insightful, profoundly moving story of fraternal interdependence and unconditional love. (timeline, author's note, biography, source notes, index) (Biography. 14-18)"
As she did in Charles and Emma (2009), her biography of the Darwins, Heiligman renders a nuanced portrait of the complex, devoted, and enduring relationship between the Van Gogh brothers. Read full book review >

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THEO AND MATILDA by Rachel Billington
Released: May 22, 1991

"Along the way, Billington reuses themes and details in entertaining ways, and studies a love relationship from a variety of anglesall of which makes for loony little valentine of a book, sappy but always intelligent."
British author Billington (Loving Attitudes, 1988, etc.) sets out for a romp in this quicksilver collection of interconnecting novellas about a pair of lovers whose stars cross in five different time frames, but always in the same place. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 7, 2014

"A charming, unique way to introduce youngsters to great art while providing an important message."
Two brothers, including a future famous artist, follow a mischievous young fox on a journey of discovery through a landscape of famous paintings in this debut children's book. Read full book review >