Search Results: "W.C. Mack"


BOOK REVIEW

ATHLETE VS. MATHLETE by W.C. Mack
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"Despite the differing perspectives, though, it's never more than a superficial exploration of the differences between brothers, enlivened by welcome infusions of basketball. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Seventh-grade fraternal twins Owen and Russell are as different as night and day, and that spells trouble when both of them make the basketball team. Read full book review >

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UNBREAKABLE by W.C. Bauers
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"Still, it's a subgenre with a well-established audience, and Bauers makes a solid entrance."
Military science fiction with a kick-butt female lead: Bauers' debut. Read full book review >

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VICKS, THE POLAR BEAR CUB by Mack
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"A mostly winning combination of information and entertainment. (Informational picturebook. 4-8)"
The first year of life for the Rotterdam Zoo's new resident, born in 2010. Read full book review >

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WHO NEEDS A BATH? by Jeff Mack
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"All (except Skunk) will easily see how much fun a bath can be. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Skunk may have gotten a hug…but he's still a stinker. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HUSH LITTLE POLAR BEAR by Jeff Mack
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"In a world full of bedtime books, this one has a place. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A sweet metaliterary journey takes a girl and her stuffed polar bear on a fanciful trip through a variety of terrains before they return to her bedroom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MINE! by Jeff Mack
Kirkus Star
by Jeff Mack, illustrated by Jeff Mack
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 9, 2017

"A behavioral window for some, a mirror for many, and a delightful book for all. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Mine! Or is it? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CLUELESS MCGEE GETS FAMOUS by Jeff Mack
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2014

"Big Nate and Wimpy Kid fans will be right at home. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 7-11)"
PJ McGee is on the case when his autographed cowboy hat is stolen. Read full book review >

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GOOD NEWS BAD NEWS by Jeff Mack
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"An instructive and entertaining primer on the art of friendship and the complexity of joy. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Working from a text composed solely of the titular phrases (plus one final qualifier) in an ongoing call and response, Mack depicts a day among friends whose dispositions couldn't be more extreme. Read full book review >

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PLAYTIME? by Jeff Mack
by Jeff Mack, illustrated by Jeff Mack
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2016

"A simple, fun-filled goodnight book. (Picture book. 2-4)"
How do you get a chimp to sleep? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 15, 1997

"Nonetheless, she does children and harried parents a service by assembling in one volume vivid accounts of the varied political and social forces that are damaging families today."
Return parenting to parents. Read full book review >