Search Results: "Andrew N. Meltzoff"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"An exceptionally readable and reassuring guide. (For a highly critical view of current interpretations of brain science, see John T. Bruer's The Myth of the First Three Years, p. TKTK.) (Author tour)"
An informal and entertaining yet authoritative look at the science of babies" minds. Read full book review >

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20 HUNGRY PIGGIES by Trudy Harris
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2007

"While the pigs don't gather collectively until the end, their respective numerals—on shirts, pockets, caps and jewelry—aid in the count-up. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Harris counts from one to twenty with some busy porkers getting ready for a picnic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Visionary by N. Dunham
Released: Nov. 25, 2012

"A middling teen-oriented fantasy story with adventure and romance."
In Dunham's debut YA fantasy, teenager Aislinn Murphy stumbles upon her psychic powers and can predict the future. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Bubble Kids by N. Chowdhry
Released: July 1, 2014

"A well-balanced and often powerful story recommended for younger teens and history buffs."
A debut YA novel about life in Pakistan during and soon after the events of 9/11. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WHOLE STUPID WAY WE ARE by N. Griffin
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Readers who invest in this quirky set of characters and circumstances will be rewarded. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
The friendship between optimistic Dinah Beach and depressed, nihilistic Skint Gilbert is tested in a carefully crafted and highly stylized tale. Read full book review >

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RITES OF PASSAGE by Joy N. Hensley
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Absolutely compelling. (Fiction. 14-18)"
The absorbing story of the first girl to join a fictional military high school. Read full book review >