Search Results: "Victor Guiza"


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Released: Jan. 24, 2012

"A colorfully fun book that promotes team work, curiosity and the power of imagination."
A chipper, all-knowing bouncing ball brings friendship and comfort to a group of suburban kids in the Bradshaw's debut children's book. Read full book review >

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"Trippy, creative, and thoughtful, this vocabulary book should awaken imaginations."
An ABC book for all ages features the artist/author's illustrations of unusual words in unexpected combinations, from "apperceptive achatina" to "zooid zeppelin's zygote." Read full book review >

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THE LAND OF LINES by Victor Hussenot
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2015

"A familiar plot retold in imaginative drawings that beg multiple readings. (Picture book. 5-10)"
A boy and a girl explore an unknown world of sharp lines, conquer monsters, and tumble their way into new lands. Read full book review >

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DOGBOY by Victor Kelleher
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"However, there's enough here to interest thoughtful readers. (Fiction. YA)"
A dog and her pup raise an abandoned baby boy in this philosophical tale that appears to take place sometime before Christ. Read full book review >

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SOLOMON'S KNIFE by Victor Koman
Released: April 10, 1989

Second-novelist Koman (The Jehovah Contract, 1987) turns to a potboiler of ideas about transoption, a surgical procedure that allows one woman's fetus to be transferred and carried to term by someone else. Read full book review >

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ADMIRAL OF FEAR by Victor Suthren
Released: Feb. 11, 1990

A clever young American officer in George II's navy sails against the Spanish and French fleets—with precious little help from his betters—in this latest 18th-century swashbuckler from the author of In Perilous Seas (1984) and The Black Cockade (1982). Read full book review >

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PARROT IN THE OVEN by Victor Martinez
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 30, 1996

"The picture Manny paints of his world is not a pretty one, but it is unusually vibrant. (Fiction. 12-15)"
A whirlwind of surprising similes and inventive turns of phrase colorfully frame this grim, ultimately tender story, subtitled ``Mi Vida,'' about a young Chicano getting his priorities straight. Read full book review >

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TERROR OCCULTA by Victor Paletta
Released: Oct. 3, 2008

"An intriguing, fantastical view of humankind's future."
One man's sci-fi journey from nameless numbered Corporal 1412 to celebrated Commander Dray. Read full book review >