Search Results: "Abraham Lincoln"


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LINCOLN'S GETTYSBURG ADDRESS by Abraham Lincoln
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"A vividly visual interpretation of a still-momentous speech. (reproduction of handwritten speech) (Picture book. 7 & up)"
Only a few presidential quotes or speeches have outlasted the test of time, and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is probably the most famous and most significant. Read full book review >

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THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS by Abraham Lincoln
FRIENDS AND SCHOOL
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

The deliberate pace Lincoln's words acquire when spaced out in this powerful, somber book gloriously introduces the most famous speech in American history to a new generation and gives fresh meaning to those who have read and heard it before. Read full book review >

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BIG NATE ON A ROLL by Lincoln Peirce
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"Plenty of Nate's homemade comix and panels from his life pepper the story; fans will cheer at the announcement of the fourth volume at the end. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 7-11)"
Sixth grader Nate Wright needs a new skateboard…but more than that he needs to beat perfect Artur at SOMETHING. Read full book review >

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LITTLE ELEPHANT’S TRUNK by Hazel Lincoln
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"An especially great resource for diverse classrooms that include special-needs children. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A delightful tale about animal adaptations, being comfortable in the skin you're in and learning how your body works. Read full book review >

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EINSTEIN LIVED HERE by Abraham Pais
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1994

"Those seeking a broad overview of Einstein's life will be better served elsewhere."
``Why is it that nobody understands me and everybody likes me?'' Albert Einstein reportedly asked the New York Times in 1944. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1997

"Authoritative and valuable historically, though because of Pais's remoteness, not widely appealing as an autobiography. (24 b&w photos)"
The author of a highly regarded biography of Albert Einstein (Subtle Is the Lord, not reviewed; Einstein Lived Here, 1994) sums up his own life. Read full book review >

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A SHADOW IN SUMMER by Daniel Abraham
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 7, 2006

"An impressive start."
Captivating first novel, first of a promised four-book series. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 20, 2004

"An able contribution to the history of the modern Middle East."
A study of the brief 1973 war that yielded a pyrrhic victory, of sorts, for both Israel and its Arab foes. Read full book review >

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Released: May 3, 1989

An admirable and accessible critique of corporate America's stewardship from a Harvard Business School professor whose field is leadership, not management. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 24, 2012

"Warmly and honestly written but sloppily edited and of limited scope."
A coming-of-age memoir about a young man caught between two very different cultures. Read full book review >