Search Results: "e.E. Carlton-Trujillo"


BOOK REVIEW

PRIZEFIGHTER EN MI CASA by e.E. Carlton-Trujillo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Charlton-Trujillo's debut opens a world not often seen in children's literature and is a terrific choice for discussion. (glossary) (Fiction. 11-13)"
Life has grown difficult for 12-year-old Chula Sanchez since a terrible car accident—in which her father was the drunk driver—left her with epilepsy. Read full book review >

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FAT ANGIE by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 12, 2013

"Creative prose and sharp interactions, marred only by some stereotyping; a fresh read nevertheless. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Entrancingly eccentric prose, a protagonist "jam-packed with awkward" and a military sister missing in action coalesce into a memorable romance that's rockier than might be expected—and more realistic. Read full book review >

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FEELS LIKE HOME by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 10, 2007

"An extra bonus are the multiple references to The Outsiders, as the ragged copy that Danny and Mickey shared years earlier becomes a referee at the heart of their differences. (Fiction. YA)"
Calling each other "gringa" and "Mexican," Mickey and Christina have each other's backs in this small Texas town where football rules. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

E.E. CUMMINGS by Catherine Reef
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 13, 2006

"It would have been made even stronger with fuller contextualization of Cummings's work among his contemporaries; as it is, it represents a solid introduction to one of the early 20th-century's more provocative American poets. (notes, bibliography, glossary, index) (Biography. YA)"
A cogent biography weaves life and poetry together for an appreciative look at the unconventional and exacting artist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

E.E. CUMMINGS by Susan Cheever
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"This sympathetic life may win Cummings a new generation of readers."
Biography of the irreverent modernist poet, who was apparently a sad, troubled man. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

E.E. CUMMINGS by Christopher Sawyer-Lauçanno
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Well-researched, comprehensive, and essential to understanding the artist and the artistry. (31 b&w photos, not seen)"
A major new biography of the poet known for his fondness for the lower-case, the fractured word (and line), the idiosyncratic spelling, the prefix un-, the arresting phrase, and—later on—anti-Semitism. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEVIL’S FOOTSTEPS by E.E. Richardson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 9, 2005

"Haunting, like the eerie numbering chant that leads the footsteps to the devil. (Fantasy. 12-15)"
The whole town ignores the evil that has caused the disappearance of many children over the years. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAGDALENA'S SHADOW by E.E. Orme
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2017

"A sometimes-unbelievable novel that offers the melodramatic appeal of a telenovela."
In this poor-little-rich-girl YA story, a supermodel's daughter suffers, loves, and dazzles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VANISHED by E.E. Cooper
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 12, 2015

"An impressive blend of suspense and insight. (Mystery. 14-18)"
Two popular girls disappear unexpectedly, leaving their closest friend behind. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CURSE BOX by E.E. Richardson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"A slender romp that will tempt reluctant readers in particular to bite. (Horror/humor. 11-17)"
Highlighted by an exploding slime monster and a face-off between gangs of vampires, this British import will draw both chills and chortles. Read full book review >

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WHAT NIGHT BRINGS by Carla Trujillo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2003

"A standard kid-on-the-threshold-of-the-world tale, decently told and fairly engaging, but suffused with a hatred of men so palpable that it might have been written by Andrea Dworkin."
First novel about a young Latina lesbian's painful coming of age. Read full book review >

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SEALED WITH A LIE by Kat Carlton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Solid action, high stakes and a likable heroine keep the pages turning. (Thriller. 14-18)"
This second installment in a new espionage-action series for girls (Two Lies and a Spy, 2013) provides suspenseful entertainment, although Kari Andrews is no Alex Rider. Read full book review >