Search Results: "Tracey Lawson"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"Delightfully transports readers into the kitchens and the spirits of the villagers' longstanding customs."
A small Italian village's secret to the Fountain of Youth. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 2, 1939

"And he has made delightful pen and ink illustrations. (Fantasy/historical fiction. 7-12)"
Hugely entertaining (and enlightening) mouse-eye view of the career of Benjamin Franklin. Read full book review >

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AUDREY AND BARBARA by Janet Lawson
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2002

"Of course. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Audrey wants to go to India. Read full book review >

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THE FALLEN STAR by Tracey Hecht
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Fresh and fun: the brigade delights as it explores another forest mystery. (Fantasy. 7-12)"
The Noctural Brigade returns in the third installment in the eponymous series. Read full book review >

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JOCKEY DAUGHTER by Tracey Cooper
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 7, 2016

"Readers may want more explanations, but even the gaps in this well-written, engrossing book about an abusive mother are revealing."
This debut memoir offers a glimpse into the world of horse racing and a detailed account of abuse. Read full book review >

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TEBOW TAILS by Tracey Sullivan
Released: Sept. 28, 2016

"While reaching out to save a friend in trouble—even a bully—is an act of heroism, kids, don't try this at home!"
A bully learns a valuable lesson about how to treat his friends in this anthropomorphized dog tale of adventure on the water from debut author Sullivan. Read full book review >

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THE FIRST KING OF HOLLYWOOD by Tracey Goessel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"An informative, engaging life of a film icon."
A lively biography of a lauded actor. Read full book review >

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WITCH EYES by Scott Tracey
Released: Oct. 8, 2011

"Tracey's promising debut neither panders nor patronizes, trusting readers to solve Belle Dam's complex mysteries alongside a capable, self-assured hero. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
A bewitching blend of paranormal romance and intrigue. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 2, 2008

"A sincere memoir of grief and hope that honors Irish folklore while giving modern medicine its due."
Irish-American journalist Tracey explores the perplexing disease that has plagued at least four generations of his family. Read full book review >

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ANGEL’S GRACE by Tracey Baptiste
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"A nice read. (Fiction. 11+)"
Thirteen-year-old Grace has always known that somehow she doesn't fit in with the rest of her family. Read full book review >

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WAITING FOR AUGUSTA by Jessica Lawson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2016

"A whimsical, heartwarming, multilayered story about finding grace enough to accept the flaws in those we love and courage enough to act from our most deeply held beliefs. (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
Set in rural Alabama in 1972, this tale follows 11-year-old Benjamin Putter as he struggles to fulfill his father's final wish. Read full book review >