Search Results: "Al Gore"


BOOK REVIEW

THE FUTURE by Al Gore
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Provocative, smart, densely argued—and deserving of a wide audience and wider discussion."
A tour de force of Big Picture thinking in which the former vice president gets his inner wonk on. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 22, 1992

"So consider buying the book, displaying it, and hoping for the best."
Senator Gore (Tennessee), who was known as the environmental candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination last time around, says here that he strayed from that concentration when pollsters steered him onto other issues—and that he now has redirected himself to saving the earth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NATURE
Released: April 1, 2007

"Multiple copies should be in every school and library. (acknowledgements, credits, index) (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
A bestselling tie-in book, now adapted for middle- and high-school readers by Jane O'Connor, accompanied the award-winning documentary film about global warming, from Vice President Gore. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 12, 2002

"Doesn't add anything to the existing literature and feels like promotional material for the Gores' annual Family Re-Union conference. (9 photos, not seen; resources list)"
The former veep and his wife examine the American family and its metamorphosis since 1960. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUR CHOICE by Al Gore
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: April 28, 2011

"A model for translating books to the small screen (iPhone as well as iPad), and at a bargain price."
Al Gore's 2009 book proves an ideal fit for an iPad app, one of the best that we've seen. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

...AND NICK by Emily Gore
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 16, 2015

"Charming, encouraging, and delightful. Go, Nick! (Picture book. 3-8)"
In a mouse family of four nearly identical brothers, Nick always seems to be trying to catch up. Read full book review >

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DANNY’S FIRST SNOW by Leonid Gore
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 23, 2007

"The simple, well-written text, original plot and perceptive illustrations make Danny's story a treat for wintry story times. (Picture book. 2-5)"
An appealing little rabbit named Danny experiences his first snowfall in this delightfully original view of a youngster's introduction to a snow-covered world. Read full book review >

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WORMS FOR LUNCH? by Leonid Gore
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"Sure to be a popular choice for storytimes, with its short sentences and simple vocabulary, this is also a solid choice for beginning readers. (Picture book. 3-7)"
"Who eats worms for lunch?" Read full book review >

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THE WONDERFUL BOOK by Leonid Gore
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Children just beginning to recognize books as objects will appreciate the animals' confusion and their own advanced understanding. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Woodland critters utilize a found object while Gore plays gently with metatextuality. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ABSOLUTE RISK by Steven Gore
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"Ponzi schemes and the like are so dutifully explained by Gore that they undercut narrative drive and dampen excitement. Too bad, because there are good things in this novel."
Terrorists don't need bombs to blow up a financial system, private investigator Graham Gage learns the hard way in the not-quite-so-successful follow-up to Final Target (2010). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WE WERE WITCHES by Ariel Gore
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Inventive and affecting."
Dispatches from the life of a teen mom and budding feminist from the author of The End of Eve (2014) and Bluebird (2010). Read full book review >