Search Results: "Winnie Smith"


BOOK REVIEW

WINNIE by Sally M. Walker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"Ideal for Winnie-the-Pooh fans, this clear, straightforward biography reveals the bear behind the tale. (sources, websites) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
A soldier's pet becomes famous. Read full book review >

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SMITH by Leon Garfield
Released: Sept. 1, 1967

"More Hogarth than Cruikshank, this lacks the gusto of Devil in the Fog (1966) but readers who respond to the author will follow him here."
"Smith. 'unted, 'ounded, 'omeless, and part gin-sodder. Smith. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 17, 1992

"No false heroics, no patriotic gloss, only the Vietnam War in all its grim reality. (Fifteen b&w photographs—not seen.)"
A searing account from former Army nurse Smith of her tour of duty in Vietnam and its devastating personal aftermath. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FINDING WINNIE by Lindsay Mattick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Beautiful but bifurcated, with the two stories in one making it a challenge to determine the audience. (photo album) (Picture book. 5-8)"
A mother tells a true bedtime story about the bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh's name. Read full book review >

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WINNIE & ERNST by Gina Freschet
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 14, 2003

"These two will join George and Martha in the ranks of fine literary friendships. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Muddling through the challenges of their young lives, Winnie the possum and Ernst the otter complement each other in a gentle, understated manner. Read full book review >

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MAGGIE SMITH by Michael Coveney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 29, 2015

"An authoritative and perceptive portrait."
The illustrious career of "a great stage actress in both comedy and tragedy, and an international film star." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINNIE MAE by H.B. Lewis
by H.B. Lewis, illustrated by H.B. Lewis
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"The book may captivate older boys with dreams of flying, if they can be book-talked past the picture-book format. (Picture book. 8-11)"
A beautiful but over-designed book—it has a small, thin typeface that is difficult to read—about a boy and his model planes. Read full book review >

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WINNIE & WALDORF by Kati Hites
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"As characters, Winnie and Waldorf are a winning pair, but Winnie's unfortunate choice of costume reflects a sadly out-of-step approach to cultural understanding. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl named Winnie narrates a story about humorous interactions with her huge dog, Waldorf. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRULY WINNIE by Jennifer Richard Jacobson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2003

"Written with a light touch and illustrated with winsome line drawings, this is a series for young readers to write home about. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Winning second episode about nine-year-old Winnie Fletcher; this time she's at sleep-away camp. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINNIE MANDELA by Stephen Marchesi
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 1986

"Still, he is telling an important story, an introduction that should inspire readers to read further."
Part of the "Women of Our Time" series, this biography of the wife of the South African leader who has become a freedom fighter in her own right is a clear and timely cry against injustice. Read full book review >

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WINNIE FINN, WORM FARMER by Carol Brendler
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 7, 2009

"An author's note includes directions for creating a worm farm and sources. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Winnie Finn, worm farmer extraordinaire, would love to win a prize at the annual county fair, so she can buy herself a new wagon. Read full book review >