Search Results: "Zach Hunter"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Accessible, if slightly insubstantial. (Inspirational nonfiction. 12-18)"
Hunter, the teen spokesperson for a student-led anti-slavery organization, inspires readers to become activists. Read full book review >

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GRAVITY CHANGES  by Zach Powers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2017

"A fanciful take on life, love, tragedy, and human connection that draws its strength from insight instead of artifice."
Flying children, lovely light bulbs, and unusually expressive faces are just some of the wonders that populate the world of Powers' debut short story collection. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT DETECTIVE by Zach Dundas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 2, 2015

"A bright read for Sherlock's fans."
A lively look at the enduring detective. Read full book review >

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IF AT BIRTH YOU DON'T SUCCEED by Zach Anner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 8, 2016

"An inspirational memoir with a seasoned, infectious sense of humor."
Wry anecdotes from the life of comedian, "inspirational leader," and Oprah protégé Anner. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"A sincere first effort that aims to chip away at stereotypes surrounding same-sex parents."
With the assistance of Littlefield (co-author: The Truth Advantage: The 7 Keys to a Happy and Fulfilling Life, 2011, etc.), Wahls writes about growing up as the son of gay parents in the heartland. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 5, 2016

"A tough and vivid account of war and redemption."
In this no-nonsense chronicle of life inside Abu Ghraib prison, first-time author Griffith describes the aftermath of the abuse scandal and the soldiers stationed there afterward. Read full book review >

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POSSUM AND THE PEEPER by Anne Hunter
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1998

"Alternating between close-ups and sun-filled landscapes, the scenes capture the essence of spring and complement the well-paced, gently humorous text. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Possum (Possum's Harvest Moon, 1996), curled in his warm winter nest, reluctantly opens one small eye to the "Peep! Read full book review >

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WHAT’S IN A TIDE POOL? by Anne Hunter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"The modest price makes this title appealing for home purchase, but the small size and lack of references make it less useful for school and public libraries. (Nonfiction. 5-8)"
What's in a tide pool? Read full book review >

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HUMPHREY’S CHRISTMAS by Sally Hunter
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"The basic plot and short length make this a good choice for toddlers who need a short, calming bedtime story on Christmas Eve—just like Humphrey and Lottie. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Humphrey and his older sister Lottie are young elephant siblings in this third offering in a series for preschoolers by Hunter (Humphrey's Bedtime, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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HUMPHREY’S BEDTIME by Sally Hunter
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Funny and sentimental: a cozy tale to share with newly autonomous preschoolers and their younger siblings. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A trio of young elephants settles down to sleep in this sweetly illustrated bedtime story. Read full book review >