Search Results: "Wade Zahares"


BOOK REVIEW

BIG, BAD AND A LITTLE BIT SCARY by Wade Zahares
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Wild and wonderful. (Picture book/poetry. 5-12)"
"WARNING!" says the jacket flap; "This book contains wild animals!" Read full book review >

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WINDOW MUSIC by Anastasia Suen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A glowing trip. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Trains make a music all their own with the wheels drumming time as the scenery flies by—"trains on the track/clickety clack." Read full book review >

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LIBERTY RISING  by Pegi Deitz Shea
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Closing with some rousing rhetoric, plus a timeline to the present and a short reading list, this makes a memorable addition to the shelf of tributes to this country's most recognizable national symbol. (Picture book/nonfiction. 8-10)"
Shea gives an oft-told tale a slightly different slant, focusing on the design challenges involved in the construction, deconstruction, transportation, reconstruction and later refurbishing of Lady Liberty, which was the tallest human-made structure of her time. Read full book review >

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PONY ISLAND by Candice F. Ransom
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"Fine as an addition to large collections, but not as the sole book about Chincoteague. (author's note, resources) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Misty of Chincoteague in rhyme. Read full book review >

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LUCKY JAKE by Sharon Hart Addy
ADVENTURE
Released: May 7, 2007

"A treasure. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Young Jake is, indeed, lucky. Read full book review >

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WADE AND THE SCORPION'S CLAW by Tony Abbott
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Mystery and adventure with heart. (Mystery. 8-12)"
After successfully retrieving the first in a series of 12 Copernicus Legacy relics, the Kaplan family sets their sights on retrieving the second. Read full book review >

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WADE OF AQUITAINE by Ben Parris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 2017

"A sharply intelligent and energetic historical fantasy."
In this historical fantasy debut, an insurance salesman travels to the ninth century to save a lady love he hasn't met yet. Read full book review >

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THE CASE OF ROE V. WADE by Leonard A. Stevens
NONFICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 1996

"In fact, Stevens quotes the decision instead of explaining it, leaving out crucial legal reasoning in a topic that arouses strong feelings in so many people. (index, not seen, bibliography, glossary, appendices) (Nonfiction. 13+)"
A good discussion of the abortion controversy and the 1973 US Supreme Court case, Roe v. Read full book review >

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THE JOURNAL OF CALLIE WADE by Dawn Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1996

"Could find its niche, perhaps, most naturally as a YA."
An old-fashioned debut novel told in a series of journal entries and letters written in the unpretentious, homespun language one would expect of an 18-year-old Missouri farm girl recording her experiences on a wagon train in 1859. Read full book review >

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THE ELECTRIC AFFINITIES by Wade Stevenson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2013

"An atmospheric, evocative tale of youth endeavoring to live free."
A free-love opus set in a bygone era. Read full book review >

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Scream If You Wanna Go Faster by Wade Beauchamp
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2013

"A fun, slightly dangerous drive through the car-culture canyon."
From Beauchamp (Skintight, 2014), a novel about adventures in and around a 1963 Ford Galaxie. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"An unbalanced collection of occasionally humorous essays that rarely strike an emotional chord."
A memoir of comedic holiday misadventure. Read full book review >