Tag Archives: Christopher

Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination (Published in association with The Open University)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Christopher Hart Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd Book Description Doing a Literature Review offers students from across the social sciences and humanities a practical and comprehensive guide to writing a literature review. It takes the reader through the initial states of an undergraduate dissertation or postgraduate thesis.

The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. Edition

Rating: (261 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Mariner Books Product Description One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, […]

Eragon / Eldest (Inheritance, Books 1 & 2)

Rating: (118 reviews) Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Book Description In the #1 New York Times bestselling novels Eragon and Eldest, fifteen year-old Eragon discovers his destiny as a Dragon Rider. With only an ancient sword and the advice of an old storyteller for guidance, Eragon and his dragon must navigate […]

Eragon/Eldest Trade Paperback Boxed Set

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato (Charlie and Lola)

Rating: (34 reviews) Author: Publisher: Candlewick Amazon.com Lola is a very fussy eater. Carrots are for rabbits and peas are “too small and too green.” One day, after rattling off her long list of despised foods, she ends with the vehement pronouncement, “And I absolutely will never not ever eat a tomato.” Not convinced, Lola’s […]

The Dog That Stole Football Plays

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Matt Christopher Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers

This Is Actually My Party (Charlie and Lola)

Author: Lauren Child Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description It’s Charlie’s birthday, but Lola is so excited, she opens all of Charlie’s birthday cards and blows out his birthday candles—and gets banned from the party! Will Charlie and Lola be able to make up in time to save the party—and their friendship?

Eragon (Inheritance, Book 1)

Rating: (2664 reviews) Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Here’s a great big fantasy that you can pull over your head like a comfy old sweater and disappear into for a whole weekend. Christopher Paolini began Eragon when he was just 15, and the book shows the influence of Tolkien, of […]

Freight Train Board Book (Caldecott Collection)

Rating: (51 reviews) Author: Publisher: Greenwillow Book Description

The Hobbit (Collector’s Edition)

Rating: (1589 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Amazon.com “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it […]

The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniversary Edition)

Rating: (135 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description The Fellowship of the Ring, part one of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, first reached these shores on October 21, 1954, arriving, as C. S. Lewis proclaimed, “like lightning from a clear sky.” Fifty years and nearly one hundred million American readers later comes a […]

Bud, Not Buddy

Rating: (451 reviews) Author: Christopher Paul Curtis Publisher: Laurel Leaf Amazon.com “It’s funny how ideas are, in a lot of ways they’re just like seeds. Both of them start real, real small and then… woop, zoop, sloop… before you can say Jack Robinson, they’ve gone and grown a lot bigger than you ever thought they […]

Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, Book 1)

Rating: (838 reviews) Author: Eoin Colfer Publisher: Miramax Amazon.com Eoin Colfer describes his new book, Artemis Fowl, as “Die Hard with fairies.” He’s not far wrong. Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history. With two trusty sidekicks in tow, he hatches a cunning plot to divest the fairyfolk of their pot […]

Eldest (Inheritance, Book 2)

Rating: (1425 reviews) Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Surpassing its popular prequel Eragon, this second volume in the Inheritance trilogy shows growing maturity and skill on the part of its very young author, who was only seventeen when the first volume was published in 2003. The story is solidly in […]