Search Results: "Tim Kehoe"


BOOK REVIEW

FURIOUS JONES AND THE ASSASSIN'S SECRET by Tim Kehoe
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Readers caught up in the action will not mind the gaps. (Thriller. 8-12)"
The teenage years are usually a time of self-exploration, but for Furious Jones, it's a time to explore his family history. Read full book review >

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THE UNUSUAL MIND OF VINCENT SHADOW by Tim Kehoe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"Easily skippable. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Eleven-year-old Vincent Shadow used to invent toys with his artist mother in a secret lab they built in his bedroom closet. Read full book review >

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IN THIS DARK HOUSE by Louise Kehoe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Author, heal thyself."
A somber and depressing account of a woman's incomplete escape from the most dysfunctional of families. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"Opting consistently for romance and fashion instead of analysis and criticism, this would fit well in the Harlequin Historicals series. (16 pp. b&w and color illustrations, not seen)"
Bubbly biography of the three effervescent Jerome sisters, each of whom married a titled Englishman who subsequently pricked a few of the bubbles. Read full book review >

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THE SOUND OF LETTING GO by Stasia Ward Kehoe
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 6, 2014

"An intriguing medley of music, teen romance, high school life and serious family issues. (Fiction. 13-18)"
"Change...is scary." And family breakup is never easy. Read full book review >

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AUDITION by Stasia Ward Kehoe
FICTION
Released: Oct. 13, 2011

"No romance here, but copious ballet details and hard-won steps toward independence. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
This verse novel debut follows a reticent Vermont girl through a scholarship-funded year at the elite Jersey Ballet school. Read full book review >

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THE BIG FIB by Tim Hamilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2014

"A sweet, if uneven, story. (Early reader. 5-7)"
A fib made right paves the way to intergenerational friendship. Read full book review >

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DODSWORTH IN TOKYO by Tim Egan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 16, 2013

"The poetics of restraint could not be better displayed. (Early reader. 6-9)"
Timing is everything. Read full book review >

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RISE AND SHINE! by Tim Warnes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 23, 2007

"The cub fills the ark with toy animals and pairs of obliging animal friends who continue to interact with the bears as they enjoy some lemonade and a walk through the woods. (music notation) (Picture book. 2-6)"
The appealing bears introduced by Warnes in his version of Jesus Loves Me! (2006) return as the main characters in another satisfying treatment of a traditional children's religious song. Read full book review >

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CHALK & CHEESE by Tim Warnes
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 21, 2008

"While adult readers who have traveled with little ones will empathize with the indulgent Chalk, its appeal to children is less clear. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A white dog named Chalk and a cheerful British mouse named Cheese explore New York City together in this well-intentioned but confusing story. Read full book review >

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WORLD TEAM by Tim Vyner
by Tim Vyner, illustrated by Tim Vyner
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"A possibility for classroom use, kids will find this enjoyable enough, but thin. (Picture book. 4-7)"
At the same moment around the world, kids are playing, watching, or thinking about soccer. Read full book review >

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WARNING! by Tim Warnes
by Tim Warnes, illustrated by Tim Warnes
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"It's hard to sympathize with anyone here. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Take a bunny, put it in its second favorite thing—a magic top hat—and you get what is known as a population explosion. Read full book review >