Search Results: "Andrew Lerner"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 16, 2011

"Spirited and grounded, Lerner's condemnation of the institutional nature of youth discrimination and plea for fairness is, quite simply, right on."
Venture capital investor Lerner calls attention to the alarmingly prevalent, counter-productive discrimination that thwarts young adults in the United States from making their mark on the culture. Read full book review >

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MY BACKYARD GARDEN by Carol Lerner
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"A handsome atlas for the more intent diggers of dirt. (maps, charts, diagrams, index) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
An aesthetically pleasing year-round guide to gardening; Lerner (Backyard Birds of Summer, 1996, etc.) takes a well-organized, sensible approach to growing. Read full book review >

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CACTUS by Carol Lerner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 1992

A clear, visually attractive introduction by the author of several fine nature titles. Read full book review >

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BACKYARD BIRDS OF WINTER by Carol Lerner
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"If you are going to daydream, you might as well be informed, and Lerner gives young birders all the needed tools. (Nonfiction. All ages)"
An excellent introduction to the birds found on or around the feeder in winter. Read full book review >

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BUTTERFLIES IN THE GARDEN by Carol Lerner
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2002

"However, this work will find a ready audience for science lessons and school reports; recommended for the science shelves of larger school and public libraries as well as home libraries. (Nonfiction. 5-8)"
The relationship between butterflies and the gardens that provide their food and habitat is the focus for this informative work by Lerner (On the Wing: American Birds in Migration, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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A DESERT YEAR by Carol Lerner
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 14, 1991

"Index. (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
A handsome introduction to desert animals and plants. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"A highly decent and challenging critique."
The political and religious right have produced a spectacular train wreck, writes Tikkun editor Lerner (Spirit Matters, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >

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SWORDS IN THE HANDS OF CHILDREN by Jonathan Lerner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 14, 2017

"Readers with a memory for the time will appreciate some of Lerner's dish, which involves other now-well-known radicals. Those too young for it will find inspiration in his latter-day commitment to tiny acts in the face of Armageddon."
A rueful—but not entirely so—account of years spent in the Students for Democratic Society and its militant offspring, the Weather Underground. Read full book review >

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THE BRIDGE LADIES by Betsy Lerner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2016

"Nostalgic stories from women who came of age before feminism and how they helped a daughter bond with her mother."
A woman reconnects with her mother through her bridge club. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 15, 1994

We'd like to believe that our highest court is an ivory tower, its members dispensing justice outside the realm of politics and power. Read full book review >

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BACKYARD BIRDS OF SUMMER by Carol Lerner
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1996

"Lerner conveys her love of and respect for her subject on every page; she makes the natural world as close as readers' backyards. (bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 8+)"
An attractive and appealing title to feather the imagination- -the companion volume to Backyard Birds in Winter (1994). Read full book review >

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JUST LIKE BEAUTY by Lisa Lerner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Funny and imaginative, but a science-fictional satire that takes the easy way out."
A debut that proposes a future in which teenaged girls care about nothing except sadistic beauty pageants requiring them to skin rabbits and neck with life-size male dolls. Read full book review >