Search Results: "La Leche League International"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2012

"An excellent blend of common-sense nutritional advice and inviting recipes for mothers and their charges."
La Leche League International presents a balanced diet for pregnant mothers, new mothers and, by extension, the whole family. Read full book review >

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LECHE by R. Zamora Linmark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2011

"A lively satiric return to early '90s Manila, seen from both sides of the Filipino American divide."
It's 1991. A gay Filipino American returns from his home in Hawaii to his native Manila, where he is jousted by absurd encounters, thwarted desires, cultural and political upheavals and painful memories. Read full book review >

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LA LA LA by Kate DiCamillo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"For a dreamer, it's easy to imagine a singer in the benevolent face in the moon—here it's a symbol of hope. (Picture book. 5-adult)"
A lonely child's perseverance helps her find the unlikeliest of companions. Read full book review >

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THE INTERNATIONAL DIABETIC COOKBOOK by Vilma Liacouras Chantiles
Released: March 1, 1989

Claiming that "most cookbooks for diabetics offer unimaginative, bland food ideas," Chantiles (Nutrition/N.Y.C.) has raided the global pantry—or, more accurately, tapped doctors and dieticians throughout the world—and come up with a refreshing range of unusual, even esoteric dishes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FANTASY LEAGUE by Mike Lupica
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Lacking the intensity of a sustained drive or the urgency of a fourth-and-long play, the story offers more the feeling of trailing an opponent and deciding to sit on the ball until halftime. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Wish fulfillment is the order of the day in Lupica's latest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 14, 2013

"A competent but light-hitting account of a pivotal summer."
Former professional baseball player and current sports journalist Colton (No Ordinary Joes: The Extraordinary True Story of Four Submariners in War and Love and Life, 2010, etc.) returns with an account of the 1964 season of the racially integrated Birmingham Barons of the Southern League. Read full book review >

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MOO, BAA, LA LA LA! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2011

"Boynton and Loud Crow deliver another excellent enhanced e-book that fires on all literary, technological and artistic cylinders. (iPad storybook app. 1-4)"
The iPad adaption of Boynton's bestselling board book surveys animals and the sounds they make. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 5, 2013

"In an engaging, fully transparent, upbeat narrative, with chockablock footnotes and resources, Harris presents the MFI case very persuasively."
The story of a well-meaning American journalist who travels the poorest regions of the world in search of the human stories behind microfinance loans. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FAYE LEVY'S INTERNATIONAL JEWISH COOKBOOK by Faye Levy
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 1991

Levy says this book was inspired by a letter Julia Child wrote her 17 years ago, suggesting that she write a ``high-class book on Jewish cooking.'' An American raised on Eastern European Jewish fare, married to an Israeli, and well traveled in Europe (she has written a series of cookbooks with the umbrella title Fresh From France—none reviewed), she also credits a Jewish sister-in-law from India for yet another ethnic mix—so the international approach comes naturally. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LEAGUE by Thatcher Heldring
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"The action scenes add a level of excitement that will keep sports fans reading. (Fiction 10-14)"
A conscientious, undersized middle schooler decides he wants sports success even if it means lying about the secret league he joins. Read full book review >