Books by Alvin Silverstein

ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1993

"Further Reading''; unhelpful glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 12-14)"
Current information (in the ``Better Earth'' series) on a timely topic, severely undermined by poor organization and choppy writing. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 1992

"Index and photos not seen. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
A pedestrian look at where garbage comes from and where it goes, without the depth or balance of Lee's The Throwaway Society (1990) or the pizzazz of Gibbons's easier, visually appealing Recycle! (p. 393). Read full book review >
HEALTH
Released: April 15, 1991

"Index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
In the authors' usual thorough style, an encyclopedic look at weight and weight troubles. Read full book review >
LEARNING ABOUT AIDS by Alvin Silverstein
Released: Feb. 1, 1989

Trying to involve readers, the authors begin by inadvertently fostering stereotypical fears: there's a lot of whispering; perhaps you notice that your mother no longer kisses your fatigued uncle. Read full book review >