Eye of the Crow

Eye of the Crow
Author: Shane Peacock
Publsiher: Tundra Books
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2009-10-13
ISBN 10: 9781770490789
ISBN 13: 1770490787
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Eye of the Crow Book Review:

Sherlock Holmes, just thirteen, is a misfit. His highborn mother is the daughter of an aristocratic family, his father a poor Jew. Their marriage flouts tradition and makes them social pariahs in the London of the 1860s; and their son, Sherlock, bears the burden of their rebellion. Friendless, bullied at school, he belongs nowhere and has only his wits to help him make his way. But what wits they are! His keen powers of observation are already apparent, though he is still a boy. He loves to amuse himself by constructing histories from the smallest detail for everyone he meets. Partly for fun, he focuses his attention on a sensational murder to see if he can solve it. But his game turns deadly serious when he finds himself the accused — and in London, they hang boys of thirteen. Shane Peacock has created a boy who bears all the seeds of the character who has mesmerized millions: the relentless eye, the sense of justice, and the complex ego. The boy Sherlock Holmes is a fascinating character who is sure to become a fast favorite with young readers everywhere. From the Hardcover edition.

Eyes of Crow

Eyes of Crow
Author: Jeri Smith-Ready
Publsiher: LUNA
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2007-10-01
ISBN 10: 9781426807510
ISBN 13: 1426807511
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Eyes of Crow Book Review:

For Rhia was bound to the Spirit of Crow, gifted with the foresight of Death's approach and doomed to the isolation of one feared and set apart. There must always be one whose magic can ease the passage of the people of Asermos to the Other Side. But to be the guide her people require, to truly know the depth of her gift—her curse—Rhia must surrender herself to the wisdom of the Great Forest…and drink deeply of Death itself. And though two powerful men stand ready to aid her, even to love her, the Aspect of Crow demands unthinkable sacrifices from one who walks its path.

Eye of the Crow

Eye of the Crow
Author: Vienna August
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 253
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 9780966638707
ISBN 13: 0966638700
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Song of the Crow

Song of the Crow
Author: Layne Maheu
Publsiher: Unbridled Books
Total Pages: 244
Release: 2007-05
ISBN 10: 1932961372
ISBN 13: 9781932961379
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Song of the Crow Book Review:

From the moment he first looks down upon the ancient gray head of Noah, who is swinging his stone ax, cursing the trees around him, and speaking loudly to the heavens, the narrating crow in this unique and remarkable epic knows that these creatures called Man are trouble.

The Way the Crow Flies

The Way the Crow Flies
Author: Ann-Marie Macdonald
Publsiher: Vintage Canada
Total Pages: 832
Release: 2011-07-27
ISBN 10: 0307375919
ISBN 13: 9780307375919
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Way the Crow Flies Book Review:

“The sun came out after the war and our world went Technicolor. Everyone had the same idea. Let’s get married. Let’s have kids. Let’s be the ones who do it right.” The Way the Crow Flies, the second novel by bestselling, award-winning author Ann-Marie MacDonald, is set on the Royal Canadian Air Force station of Centralia during the early sixties. It is a time of optimism--infused with the excitement of the space race but overshadowed by the menace of the Cold War--filtered through the rich imagination and quick humour of eight-year-old Madeleine McCarthy and the idealism of her father, Jack, a career officer. Ann-Marie MacDonald said in a discussion with Oprah Winfrey about her first book, “a happy ending is when someone can walk out of the rubble and tell the story.” Madeleine achieves her childhood dream of becoming a comedian, yet twenty years later she realises she cannot rest until she has renewed the quest for the truth, and confirmed how and why the child was murdered.. Publishers Weekly, in a starred review, called The Way the Crow Flies “absorbing, psychologically rich…a chronicle of innocence betrayed”. With compassion and intelligence, and an unerring eye for the absurd as well as the confusions of childhood, , MacDonald evokes the confusion of being human and the necessity of coming to terms with our imperfections.

Wizard of the Crow

Wizard of the Crow
Author: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Publsiher: East African Publishers
Total Pages: 768
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 9789966254917
ISBN 13: 9966254919
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Crow Planet

Crow Planet
Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Publsiher: Little, Brown Spark
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2009-07-27
ISBN 10: 9780316053396
ISBN 13: 0316053392
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Crow Planet Book Review:

Lyanda Lynn Haupt's sublime tribute to the crow and an invitation to engage with the wildlife in our midst. There are more crows now than ever. Their abundance is both an indicator of ecological imbalance and a generous opportunity to connect with the animal world. Crow Planet reminds us that we do not need to head to faraway places to encounter "nature." Rather, even in the suburbs and cities where we live we are surrounded by wild life such as crows, and through observing them we can enhance our appreciation of the world's natural order. Crow Planet richly weaves Haupt's own "crow stories" as well as scientific and scholarly research and the history and mythology of crows, culminating in a book that is sure to make readers see the world around them in a very different way.

Eye of the Crow

Eye of the Crow
Author: A. R. Anderssen
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 9781783011858
ISBN 13: 1783011858
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Eye of the Crow Book Review:

'I have to tell you something, Jack. I'm not meant to, but I feel I should. The only problem is, will you believe me?'Today Jack is happy, which is a rare occurrence. A new foster kid is coming to live with Jack's foster parents. His name is Pablo Nefferlorr and Jack's wish is for a friend, a brother, a companion. But all is not what it seems with the new arrival.In a quiet town in Dorset in the English countryside two boys are thrown together in a weird and dangerous world of magic. Faced with invisible enemies, dark sorcerers and mythical creatures, the choice is simple: fight or say goodbye to everything you ever believed in. As loyalty and trust are tested to the limit will they survive? Or will they plunge deeper into the darkness with no hope of return?

Gifts of the Crow

Gifts of the Crow
Author: John Marzluff,Tony Angell
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2013-02-05
ISBN 10: 1439198748
ISBN 13: 9781439198742
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Gifts of the Crow Book Review:

A University of Washington professor of wildlife science taps the findings of his extraordinary research into crow intelligence to offer insight into their ability to make tools and respond to environmental challenges, explaining how they engage in human-like behaviors from giving gifts and seeking revenge to playing and experiencing dreams.

The Crow

The Crow
Author: J. O'Barr
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2002-09-03
ISBN 10: 074344647X
ISBN 13: 9780743446471
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Crow Book Review:

As Eric, who became the Crow after his death, hunts down those who killed him and his girlfriend Shelly the year before, he longs to return to death and to his beloved.

Death in the Air

Death in the Air
Author: Shane Peacock
Publsiher: Tundra Books (NY)
Total Pages: 254
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 0887769284
ISBN 13: 9780887769283
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Death in the Air Book Review:

Young Sherlock Holmes finds himself immersed in a new mystery when he attends a trapeze performance at the magnificent Crystal Palace where the troupe's star falls to his death.

Crow

Crow
Author: Barbara Wright
Publsiher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 037586928X
ISBN 13: 9780375869280
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Crow Book Review:

In 1898, Moses Thomas's summer vacation does not go exactly as planned as he contends with family problems and the ever-changing alliances among his friends at the same time as he is exposed to the escalating tension between the African-American and white communities of Wilmington, North Carolina.

Lila and the Crow

Lila and the Crow
Author: Gabrielle Grimard
Publsiher: Annick Press
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2018-03-13
ISBN 10: 9781554518579
ISBN 13: 1554518571
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Lila and the Crow Book Review:

Lila is bullied because of her dark skin, but the crows have a solution for that! Lila has just moved to a new town and can't wait to make friends at school. But on the first day, a boy points at her and shouts: "A crow! A crow! The new girl's hair is black like a crow!" The others whisper and laugh, and Lila's heart grows as heavy as a stone. The next day, Lila covers her hair. But this time, the boy points at her dark skin. When she covers her face, he mocks her dark eyes. Now every day at school, Lila hides under her turtleneck, dark glasses, and hat. And every day when she goes home, she sees a crow who seems to want to tell her something. Lila ignores the bird and even throws rocks at it, but it won't go away. Meanwhile, the great autumn festival is approaching. While the other kids prepare their costumes, Lila is sadder and lonelier than ever. At her lowest point of despair, a magical encounter with the crow opens Lila's eyes to the beauty of being different, and gives her the courage to proudly embrace her true self.

Follow the Crow (Vanished, #1)

Follow the Crow (Vanished, #1)
Author: B. B. Griffith
Publsiher: Griffith Publishing LLC
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2014-06-03
ISBN 10: 0989940055
ISBN 13: 9780989940054
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Follow the Crow (Vanished, #1) Book Review:

Ben Dejooli is a Navajo cop who can't escape his past. Six years ago his little sister Ana vanished without a trace. His best friend saw what happened, but he refuses to speak of what he knows, and so was banished from the Navajo tribe. That was the day the crows started following Ben. Caroline Adams is a nurse with a special talent: she sees things others can't see. She knows that Ben is more than he seems, and that the crows are trying to tell him something. What the crows could shed new light on the mystery of Ana's disappearance, or it could place Ben and Caroline at risk of vanishing just like she did.

A Feast for Crows

A Feast for Crows
Author: George R. R. Martin
Publsiher: Bantam
Total Pages: 1060
Release: 2014
ISBN 10: 0553390562
ISBN 13: 9780553390568
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


A Feast for Crows Book Review:

The uneasy peace that exists following the death of Robb Stark is threatened by new plots, intrigues, and alliances that once again will plunge the Seven Kingdoms into all-out war for control of the Iron Throne.

The Mob

The Mob
Author: Clem Martini
Publsiher: Kids Can Press Ltd
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2005-08
ISBN 10: 9781553376644
ISBN 13: 1553376641
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Mob Book Review:

Follows a crow family, the Kinaars, who, while attending the annual Gathering, find their lives plunged into danger and chaos when violence ensues, leading to a tribunal judgement that divides them.

Wizard of the Crow

Wizard of the Crow
Author: Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Publsiher: Anchor
Total Pages: 784
Release: 2008-12-10
ISBN 10: 0307493318
ISBN 13: 9780307493316
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Wizard of the Crow Book Review:

A landmark of postcolonial African literature, Wizard of the Crow is an ambitious, magisterial, comic novel from the acclaimed Kenyan novelist, playwright, poet, and critic. Set in the fictional Free Republic of Aburiria, Wizard of the Crow dramatizes with corrosive humor and keenness of observation a battle for the souls of the Aburirian people, between a megalomaniac dictator and an unemployed young man who embraces the mantle of a magician. Fashioning the stories of the powerful and the ordinary into a dazzling mosaic, in this magnificent work of magical realism, Ngugi wa'Thiong'o—one of the most widely read African writers—reveals humanity in all its endlessly surprising complexity.

Hollow Kingdom

Hollow Kingdom
Author: Kira Jane Buxton
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2019-08-06
ISBN 10: 153874581X
ISBN 13: 9781538745816
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Hollow Kingdom Book Review:

"The Secret Life of Pets meets The Walking Dead" in this big-hearted, boundlessly beautiful romp through the Apocalypse, where a foul-mouthed crow is humanity's only chance to survive Seattle's zombie problem (Karen Joy Fowler, PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author). S.T., a domesticated crow, is a bird of simple pleasures: hanging out with his owner Big Jim, trading insults with Seattle's wild crows (i.e. "those idiots"), and enjoying the finest food humankind has to offer: Cheetos ®. But when Big Jim's eyeball falls out of his head, S.T. starts to think something's not quite right. His tried-and-true remedies -- from beak-delivered beer to the slobbering affection of Big Jim's loyal but dim-witted dog, Dennis -- fail to cure Big Jim's debilitating malady. S.T. is left with no choice but to abandon his old life and venture out into a wild and frightening new world with his trusty steed Dennis, where he suddenly discovers that the neighbors are devouring one other. Local wildlife is abuzz with rumors of Seattle's dangerous new predators. Humanity's extinction has seemingly arrived, and the only one determined to save it is a cowardly crow whose only knowledge of the world comes from TV. What could possibly go wrong? *Includes a Reading Group Guide

The Boy and the Crow

The Boy and the Crow
Author: Brendan Walsh
Publsiher: CreateSpace
Total Pages: 330
Release: 2013-05-04
ISBN 10: 9781483987736
ISBN 13: 1483987736
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Boy and the Crow Book Review:

"The Boy and the Crow" is the gripping, fast-paced story of 16-year-old big city gang member, Daniel Cagney. Convicted of a crime in juvenile court, he is sentenced to spend a year's probation on the Vermont farm of his grandparents, whom he has not seen for many years. From the moment he arrives at the farm, Danny struggles to adjust to his new life on foreign turf. He continues to believe that it is only a matter of time before he escapes to the city, but a young crow, which he almost kills one day, “conspires” to change his mind.Under his grandparents' watchful eyes, Danny begins to resist the pull of the ghetto that he has left behind. He meets a beautiful girl who accepts him for who he is, but her zealous father wants him out of his daughter's life for good. To make matters worse, Danny soon becomes the target of local bullies and the county sheriff. Then, his fellow gang members come calling.

Vanishing Girl

Vanishing Girl
Author: Shane Peacock
Publsiher: Tundra Books (NY)
Total Pages: 326
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 1770492348
ISBN 13: 9781770492349
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Vanishing Girl Book Review:

Young Sherlock Holmes, aspiring master detective, travels to the country, the coast, and a haunted lair of night creatures in his investigations into the disappearance of a wealthy young socialite.