Search Results: "Alan E. Kazdin"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 11, 2013

"A useful guide to eliminating stress, improving communication and providing a more nurturing family environment."
How to apply behavioral-modification techniques to help parents deal with "the common challenges of child rearing." Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"An engaging, evocative work, despite its split personality."
Sparks (Dreaming of Wolves, 2010) recalls trekking through the Carpathian Mountains in this memoir and history of Eastern Europe. Read full book review >

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GEORGIA TO GEORGIA by Laurie Dolphin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 29, 1991

"This innovative grass-roots initiative toward international understanding deserves a fuller, more careful report. (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
Joe Schulten's mother organized a program of letter-writing by children in Atlanta to children in Tbilisi, in the Republic of Georgia, U.S.S.R. (``Project Peace Tree''). Read full book review >

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VIOLLET by Julia Cunningham
Released: Nov. 12, 1966

"Viollet La Grive is believable, but her story is not."
Because of the controversy over Dorp Dead, this will be of considerable interest to librarians, but it is not likely to carry much conviction for children. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 15, 2008

"Cook successfully establishes the mathematical foundation needed for construction with a witty, conversational tone that clarifies math while instilling confidence in a reader's capacity to practically apply numbers."
This step-by-step guide to mastering basic construction math utilizes the building of a hypothetical bungalow as an occasion to lightheartedly relate mathematical thinking to practical application. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 2, 2013

"A no-guesswork guide to business strategy and a persuasive thesis on why some organizations are more successful than others."
In their debut, consultants Kennedy and Kennedy attempt to demystify the business strategy process. Read full book review >

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SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES by Alan E. Nourse
HEALTH
Released: April 1, 1992

"Glossary; bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Nourse has written several other books for teens about AIDS, safe sex, and related subjects. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2010

"A thoroughly enjoyable read for animal lovers and explorers alike."
An engaging diary of a wolf-finding expedition in Transylvania. Read full book review >

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MILO by Alan Silberberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 14, 2010

"Middle-school readers will find his school life familiar and painfully funny, but they may be surprised by the poignancy of his story. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Seventh grader Milo Cruikshank narrates and illustrates an up-and-down year in yet another new school. Read full book review >

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HOW DOGS REALLY WORK! by Alan Snow
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"De gustibus. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Cutaway cartoons reveal that the Dog is really filled with levers, pistons, tubes, vats, memory banks, sniff motors, and waste disposal plumbing. Read full book review >

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TWO TINY MICE by Alan Baker
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1991

"The expansive, delicately detailed illustrations are the focus here; they are a pleasure—and a quiet reminder that this world is worth preserving. (Picture book. 2-7)"
The mice may be tiny, but they're displayed to fine advantage—and often larger than life—in this big, handsome book whose text simply enumerates the other creatures the mice see in the lovely British countryside, then tucks them in their nest for the night. Read full book review >