Search Results: "Vivienne To"


BOOK REVIEW

MOUSEHEART by Lisa Fiedler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 20, 2014

"Another stalwart mouse with a brave heart will win fans in this captivating underground adventure. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
A naïve mouse discovers his true mettle when he's accidentally plunged into a world of warring rats, mice and feral cats in Brooklyn's underground transit tunnels. Read full book review >

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HOPPER'S DESTINY by Lisa Fiedler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 2015

"Mouse fantasy fans will cheer brave-hearted Hopper's latest adventure. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
In this sequel to Mouseheart (2014), warrior mouse Hopper finds himself on the streets of Brooklyn, where he discovers new allies for his efforts to bring peace to the rodents of the subway tunnels.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RETURN OF THE FORGOTTEN by Lisa Fiedler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"A satisfying, exciting, and fitting finale to a memorable mouse saga. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
In this final volume of the Mouseheart Trilogy, warrior mouse Hopper seeks his estranged brother while a new traitor threatens the peace of underground Atlantia. Read full book review >

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ALISTAIR GRIM'S ODD AQUATICUM by Gregory Funaro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Dive head-, feet-, or face-first into this delicious danger. (character list) (Fantasy. 10-13)"
If it's fear that keeps the senses sharp, all five of Grubb Grim's must be knives. Read full book review >

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LOKI'S WOLVES by K.L. Armstrong
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 7, 2013

"Norse mythology brought to life with engaging contemporary characters and future volumes that promise explosive action; ideal for Percy Jackson fans who want to branch out. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
The apocalypse is coming, and only the gods can stop it. One problem—the gods are dead. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 9, 2009

"Copiously researched, but this particular vintage lacks complexity and depth."
How the Napa and Sonoma Valley wineries survived Prohibition. Read full book review >

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AN MEI'S STRANGE AND WONDROUS JOURNEY by Stephan Molnar-Fenton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"The core of the story is very affecting, but the piece lumbers under the weight of the sentiments and the overripe imagery. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Molnar-Fenton has much to say about how the past can prey on the present, despite the loving attentions of others, in this story about his adopted Chinese daughter's journey from her birthplace to a new home in the US. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"One of the beautiful, positive stories that emerged from that awful time, to be remembered and passed on to young and old alike. (author's note, including children's names) (Picture book. 7-12)"
McCann conveys the remarkable heroism of Tryszynska-Frederick, a young Jewish nurse imprisoned in the Nazi concentration camp. Read full book review >