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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THE SEVENTH BEGGAR by Pearl Abraham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2004

"A fascinating and scary tale that collapses under the weight of its own esoterica. Abraham (The Romance Reader, 1995, etc.) rambles maddeningly, and her account may be incomprehensible to any not well-versed in the arcana of Hasidic folklore and theology."
An unrelentingly recondite tale about a young Yeshiva scholar who comes to grief by delving too deeply into the stories of a Hasidic mystic. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN TALIBAN by Pearl Abraham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2010

"Cutting away from John at the critical moment robs the reader of the opportunity to see his ideals and mettle truly tested, leaving only the ideological travelogue of a disengaged slacker."
A 19-year-old would-be mystic skims the surface of jihad, in Abraham's fourth (The Seventh Beggar, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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CUTTING FOR STONE by Abraham Verghese
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 6, 2009

"A bold but flawed debut novel."
There's a mystery, a coming-of-age, abundant melodrama and even more abundant medical lore in this idiosyncratic first novel from a doctor best known for the memoir My Own Country (1994). 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 >

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GIVING UP AMERICA by Pearl Abraham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A disappointment whose structural woes have the feel of an unfinished draft."
Can Abraham, whose first novel (The Romance Reader, 1995) was a sleeper hit of considerable merit, avoid the sophomore jinx with her second? Read full book review >

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THE DRAGON'S PATH by Daniel Abraham
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 7, 2011

"Will truth and justice prevail? Stay tuned. A pleasure for Abraham's legion of fans."
Finally, the bankers get a fantasy that doesn't involve our pension funds. Read full book review >