Books by Kathlyn Gay

FOOD by Kathlyn Gay
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A sobering, thought-provoking discussion that provides, yes, much food for thought. (glossary, source notes, bibliography, websites, index) (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
An intelligent examination of food that probes how it is produced, procured and delivered to consumers—or not. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1996

"The Gays know they can't cover it all and don't even try to, but this is a good first stop for readers looking for theoretical and practical knowledge, along with background, on an information network that has already changed their lives. (notes, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 12+)"
The Information Superhighway ($17.98; April 1996; 112 pp.; 0-8050- 3084-3): The tone is enthralled but the discourse is reasoned in this overview (complete with web site addresses and full-color screen reproductions) of the great technological leaps and lack-of- boundaries that is the ``I-Way'' today. Read full book review >
HEALTH
Released: May 1, 1994

"Lively, effective quotes; notes; bibliography; glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Gay offers a well-informed overview of yet another set of challenging issues in this entry in the Women Then, Women Now series. Read full book review >
NONFICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"B&w photos. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Gay's extensive experience in covering controversial issues is put to good use here. Read full book review >
CARETAKERS OF THE EARTH by Kathlyn Gay
NATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1993

"List of effective actions that individuals can undertake; source notes; bibliography (articles up to August 1991); glossary; list of environmental organizations; index. (Nonfiction. 10-15)"
In an attempt to encourage young readers to help protect the planet, some extremely brief accounts of individuals who are making a difference. Read full book review >
RELIGION
Released: Sept. 15, 1992

"B&w photos and archival materials; notes; index. (Nonfiction. 11+)"
In the ``Issue and Debate'' series, a summary of the history of the legal separation decreed in the Bill of Rights, as well as an exploration of the its present status—and the political, moral, and social effects of the continuing negotiation over its often elusive boundary. Read full book review >
NONFICTION
Released: April 1, 1992

"Extensive source notes; bibliography; index and b&w photo insert not seen. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Freelancer Gay (her many titles include Ozone, 1989) relates the history of ads, from criers and peddlers to the current bombardment. Read full book review >
DAY CARE by Kathlyn Gay
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"Photos not seen. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
A social issues writer (recycling, abortion, etc.) investigates the factors in today's need for day care—divorce, poverty, the changing work force—thoroughly examining its benefits and risks and even citing some child-development experts who have changed their minds in one direction or another. Read full book review >
AIR POLLUTION by Kathlyn Gay
NATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Helpful glossary; source notes; bibliography; list of organizations to contact; index. (Nonfiction. YA)"
A comprehensive, up-to-date, well-balanced look at our industrialized society's poisoning of the air we breathe. Read full book review >
CLEANING NATURE NATURALLY by Kathlyn Gay
NATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"B&w photos; lists of relevant organizations and suppliers; glossary; extensive bibliography at several levels; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
A detailed report on how beneficial insects and microorganisms, together with careful cultivation, can reduce the use of chemical pesticides. Read full book review >