Search Results: "Will Ellsworth-Jones"


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BANKSY by Will Ellsworth-Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Entertaining yet inconclusive: the real story of the 'Man Behind the Wall' will probably have to wait until the hype dies down."
Graffiti meets high art in the first biographical assessment of a renowned yet anonymous figure. Read full book review >

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IN SEARCH OF MOCKINGBIRD by Loretta Ellsworth
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

"An engaging road trip. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Believing that the tattered copy of To Kill a Mockingbird she carries around is her only connection to her dead mother, bookish Erin is angry when her newly engaged father gives her the woman's teenaged diary as a 16th-birthday present. Read full book review >

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UNFORGETTABLE by Loretta Ellsworth
FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"It's a sweet love story, where holding hands with Halle, a kiss and being loved for who you are enough to make Baxter's world anew. (Fiction. 11 & up)"
Fifteen-year-old Baxter Green has synesthesia; he hears voices as colors, textures or sounds. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET GAME by Scott Ellsworth
NON-FICTION
Released: March 10, 2015

"An intriguing sports tale more suited to a magazine piece than a book."
An account of a little-known basketball game in which the opponents played as much against Jim Crow as each other. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 16, 2014

"A handy, approachable reference for cat and dog health."
A guide to pet health from a caretaker and a veterinarian. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: May 1, 1997

"In this affectionate, animated biography, Warner comes across as a fascinating individual; her story will enchant The Boxcar Children's legions of fans. (b&w photos and illustrations, bibliography, index) (Biography. 7-12)"
Warner was a reader and a writer from childhood on. Read full book review >

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6 BOOKS FOR EARLY 2017
by Ana Grilo

Who’s excited that 2016 is coming to an end soon? I know I am, and I already started wish-listing all the awesome-looking 2017 releases and preparing my challenges and goals for 2017. One of them is to continue my Time Travel Project (in which I read as many books featuring time travel as I can, old and new) and the ...


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LIFE IN THE BIG EASY
by David Rapp

Novelists love New Orleans. Its hot, humid summers, dazzling architecture, unique gastronomical delights, and diverse culture have proven irresistible, providing the colorful backdrop for a wide range of fiction—from literary classics, such as John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces and Walker Percy’s The Moviegoer, to such popular genre outings as Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles series and John Grisham’s ...


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HOLLY GODDARD JONES
by Megan Labrise

Holly Goddard Jones had written 100 pages of a horror story about killer ticks when she found out she was pregnant. Through her son’s first years and a second pregnancy, she wrote and rewrote The Salt Line, finishing final edits just one month before her daughter was born.

“Once I was dealing with motherhood and all the anxiety around it ...


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BOOK REVIEW

APPLES HERE! by Will Hubbell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Considering the plethora of same-topic titles available—Ken Robbins's Apples, for instance (p. 962)—this, though not really a bad apple, isn't likely to be a first pick. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-7)"
Hubbell (Pumpkin Jack, 2000) poses children and apple trees together in every season, and writes evocatively of the apple's annual cycle, from dormant winter bud to farmers' market and applesauce for latkes. Read full book review >