Search Results: "Tina Kuna"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"While not exactly groundbreaking, the evidence in this book will motivate parents to make mealtime a priority."
Family supper receives the star treatment. Read full book review >

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SPY, SPY AGAIN by Tina Holdcroft
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"James Bond would cringe at these cleverly reconstructed espionage failures; kids will eat them up. (bibliography) (Graphic nonfiction. 10-14)"
Holdcroft presents 20 bungled spy plots in high-mirth graphic format. Read full book review >

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SNAIL AND WORM by Tina Kügler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"Friendship and the difficulty of clear communication are the basis for the conflict between classic duos like Frog and Toad, George and Martha, and Elephant and Piggie. None of these need to fear being replaced by Snail and Worm. (Early reader. 6-9)"
Three stories told in mostly one-syllable sight words for beginning readers introduce yet another odd-couple pair of animal friends. Read full book review >

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SERIOUSLY SHIFTED by Tina Connolly
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Accomplished plotting teams up with a winsome narrator to give readers a bewitching story. (appendix) (Fantasy. 13-16)"
An inexperienced 15-year-old witch struggles to establish her ethics as she fights to save fellow high school students from the predations of older wicked witches. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"A well-researched but limited account of a year in the life of Jackie O."
A biography of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929-1994) focusing on a pivotal year in her life, 1975. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 2006

"Fascinating, funny and occasionally shocking—should be at the top of every pregnant woman's reading list."
Former Boston Globe editor Cassidy explores the way childbirth has changed, from pre-history to the present. Read full book review >

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Bluewater Walkabout by Tina Dreffin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 10, 2016

"A tender portrait of a clan coming into its own on the ocean."
A family sails from South Africa to the Caribbean in this debut memoir. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 23, 2006

"Informed, informative and inspiring."
The amazing account of one couple's global sailing adventure. Read full book review >

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WOMEN OF WILL by Tina Packer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 9, 2015

"A sparkling, insightful exploration of Shakespeare's words and world."
How Shakespeare understood women. Read full book review >

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DARKER THAN ANY SHADOW by Tina Whittle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 6, 2012

"A must-read if you dote on romance with a touch of wry and mystery with enough suspects to fill a football stadium."
Money under the mattress, a kitchen full of knives and a bathroom littered with a corpse. Is this any way to run a poetry slam? Read full book review >

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Dreamadillo: A bedtime rhyme by Tina Marie Bevan
Released: July 12, 2015

"Brightly colored bedtime rhyming book with a lackluster plot, helped by visuals in a detailed dreamscape."
What do armadillos dream about? Perhaps being a Dreamadillo who brings good dreams to children—a sweet invention to comfort young readers in this intriguingly illustrated debut by author/illustrator Bevan. Read full book review >

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SNAIL AND WORM AGAIN by Tina Kügler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"Again! Again! (Picture book/early reader. 4-7)"
Three funny stories about two fast friends. Read full book review >