Tag Archives: Political

Eclipse (The Twilight Saga, Book 3)

Author: Stephenie Meyer Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour Eclipse, the much anticipated third book in Stephenie Meyer’s riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella […]

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Phillip M Hoose Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description “When it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it. You can’t sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, ‘This is not right.’” – Claudette Colvin On March 2, 1955, an impassioned teenager, fed […]

The Story of Abraham Lincoln

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Patricia A. Pingry Publisher: Candy Cane Press Product Description Through simple words and illustrations a young child can meet Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States. The story introduces the most memorable events of Lincoln’s life; his childhood in Indiana, his leadership during the Civil War, and his writing […]

Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope

Rating: (29 reviews) Author: Nikki Grimes Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description Ever since Barack Obama was young, Hope has lived inside him. From the beaches of Hawaii to the streets of Chicago, from the jungles of Indonesia to the plains of Kenya, he has held on to Hope. Even as a boy, […]

Yes We Can: A Biography of Barack Obama

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Garen Thomas Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Product Description In third grade, Barack Obama wrote an essay titled, “I Want to Become President”—and he is, to this day, determined to show the world that, yes, he can. Born in the U.S.A., the son of an African father and an American mother, a […]

My Dad, John McCain

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Meghan McCain Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Born the son and grandson of military men, Senator John McCain from Arizona was destined for a life serving his country in the armed forces. Like many great men, he occasionally struggled with authority, but once he found his true calling — flying naval aircraft […]

The Clique Summer Collection #3: Alicia (Clique Series)

Author: Publisher: Poppy Product Description Alicia takes on Mission Spalfa: Spanish Alpha! Back in Spain to visit her relatives, Alicia discovers that Spain’s newest pop sensation ¡Ignacio! is searching for a true Spanish beauty to star in his new hit-single video. She can’t believe her luck! If Alicia is cast as a true Spanish beauty, […]

Death Note How to Read 13 (Death Note (Graphic Novels))

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tsugumi Ohba Publisher: VIZ Media, LLC Product Description An encyclopedic guide to the Death Note manga series, including character bios, storyline summaries, interviews with creators Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, production notes and commentaries, and bonus manga pages. Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects–and he’s bored out of […]

Ultimate Power (Marvel Comics)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Brian Michael Bendis, Jeph Loeb, J. Michael Straczynski Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description The Fantastic Four’s leader, Reed Richards, has accidentally punched a hole into an adjacent universe in a desperate bid to gain the knowledge he needs to cure his friend Ben Grimm – The Thing. But something has come […]

xxxHOLiC, Volume 11

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Clamp Publisher: Del Rey

The Monkey Wrench Gang (P.S.)

Rating: (101 reviews) Author: Edward Abbey Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics Amazon.com Ed Abbey called The Monkey Wrench Gang, his 1975 novel, a “comic extravaganza.” Some readers have remarked that the book is more a comic book than a real novel, and it’s true that reading this incendiary call to protect the American wilderness requires […]