Books by Linda Vieira

Released: Oct. 13, 2005

"In light of Hurricane Katrina, the uncritical admiration for modern engineering feats seems misguided, but should not deter purchasers who will welcome this engaging and informative presentation. (glossary) (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
Aptly titled, but sadly overtaken by events, this beautiful picture book for older readers is a clever blending of a chronological history with images of a trip downriver from Lake Itasca to the Gulf. Read full book review >
THE SEVEN SEAS by Linda Vieira
Released: April 1, 2003

"Titles with a narrower focus, such as G. Brian Karas's Atlantic (2002) convey a clearer sense of the oceans' size, diverse biota, and importance. (glossary, maps) (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-9)"
The illustrations in this sweeping tour of the world's oceans provide more atmosphere than information, and so does the text. Read full book review >
GRAND CANYON by Linda Vieira
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"A good general introduction to the subject. (chart, chronology, index) (Picture book. 5-8)"
The team behind The Ever-Living Tree (1994) takes readers on a simulated five-hour pack-mule trip from rim to floor of the Grand Canyon—through millions of years of geological deposits- -and acquaints them with the ecology of the chasm carved by the Colorado River. Read full book review >
Released: March 21, 1994

"An interesting idea, but less than successful in execution. (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
A single California redwood spans 2500 years, from 325 B.C. until it's felled by lightning in 1869. Read full book review >