Search Results: "Albert Lamb"


BOOK REVIEW

LAMB by Bonnie Nadzam
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"A disturbing and elusive novel about manipulation and desperate friendship."
A journey novel that gets increasingly creepier the further west we go. Read full book review >

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ALBERT by Donna Jo Napoli
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"This fits nicely with Tohby Riddle's The Singing Hat (p. 187). (Picture book. 5-8)"
A young recluse makes an unusual connection to the outside world in Napoli's (Beast, 2000, etc.) first picture book. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"Interesting, original, not for every taste."
An audacious and irreverent novel about Jesus' childhood seen through the eyes of his best pal. Read full book review >

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THE ABANDONED LIGHTHOUSE by Albert Lamb
ANIMALS
Released: June 7, 2011

"An unsatisfying read. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Poorly paced text delivers a choppy story unlikely to engage readers despite McPhail's familiar, endearing art. Read full book review >

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TELL ME THE DAY BACKWARDS by Albert Lamb
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"An exceptional idea and a truly fine follow through. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Gentle storytelling and a clever concept set this bedtime book apart from the pack. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"Period b&w photos; further reading; chronology; index. (Biography. 11-13)"
An easy, accessible life of the great humanitarian, with an impassioned afterword. Read full book review >

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ALBERT EINSTEIN by Milton Meltzer
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 2008

Einstein shows no signs of losing his spot as Most Famous Scientist Ever, and here Meltzer makes a brave attempt to explain to younger middle-grade readers why that should be so. Read full book review >

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ALBERT EINSTEIN by Elizabeth MacLeod
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 2003

"A useful addition to collections for young readers. (timeline, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
MacLeod (Lucy Maud Montgomery, 2001, etc.) covers a lot of ground in this brief biography of Albert Einstein: school, early career in a Swiss patent office, early days as a professor in Bern, becoming friends with Marie Curie, choosing work over family, WWII and the move to Princeton, New Jersey, and the post-war years as a citizen of the world. Read full book review >

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SACRIFICIAL LAMB  by Karin Hofland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 16, 2009

"Though some leads are dropped without much investigation, it's easy to get lost in Hofland's debut, which offers a knowing portrait of Hollywood colliding with a small town."
A television producer gets caught up investigating a real-life pitch she's determined to see through to the end. Read full book review >

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SAM’S WINTER HAT by Albert Lamb
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Too bad everyone's not as lucky as Sam. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A young bear cub who can't keep track of his belongings is determined not to lose his new hat. Read full book review >

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HELLO LAMB by Jane Cabrera
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"It's not exactly original, but the execution, with familiar, appealing Cabrera illustrations, is attractive and perfect for the target audience. (Board book. 1-3)"
This simple board book invites little ones to greet baby farm animals (including frog, bunny, and bee) with their corresponding sounds. Read full book review >

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ALBERT EINSTEIN by Kathleen Krull
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Another standout in a uniformly stellar series; here's hoping Einstein isn't the last Giant. (Biography. 10-14)"
As she did for Giants of Science Leonardo, Newton, Freud and Curie before him, Krull delivers a splendidly humane biography of that gold standard of brilliance, Albert Einstein. Read full book review >