Search Results: "Ann C. Cooper"


BOOK REVIEW

ALONG THE SEASHORE by Ann C. Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1997

"Throughout, Cooper invites readers to search back through the pages for details, inspiring careful reinspection of text and art. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-10)"
A handsome and useful beginning guide in the Wild Wonders series, to the plants and animals of the Pacific Coast of North America. Read full book review >

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IN THE FOREST by Ann C. Cooper
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 1996

"Economical, effective, and charming. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-8)"
Animals—rabbit, salamander, opossum, deer, bobcat, bat, owl, mouse—from the forest ecosystem are briefly described and illustrated in soft color-pencil drawings in this entry in the Wild Wonder series. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"There is only so much Geranium endressii one person can handle,'' and whose hours not spent in the garden are spent talking about being in the garden."
A devoted gardener offers a meandering collection of brief essays that may hold some charm for others of the same ilk. Read full book review >

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Touch Not My Anointed by Ann C. Hutchinson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 30, 2015

"Despite this book's sincere charm, even devotedly religious readers may find it too preoccupied with supernatural events."
A spiritual remembrance that focuses on a woman's claims of prophecy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 24, 2000

"Unfortunately, Cooper has bitten off more than she can chew, and the effectiveness of her many food-related messages is weakened by a lack of focus."
A concerned chef puts the food supply under scrutiny and comes up with some bad news about what's wrong with the way we're growing our food and eating it too. Read full book review >

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TWEETING DA VINCI by Ann C Pizzorusso
NON-FICTION

"Wonderfully illustrated and crammed with information, this book is perfect for trivia buffs and scholars alike."
An exploration of how Italy's volcanic geology from the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea to modern times has affected its history, art, religion, medicine and culture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 15, 1990

Fourteen stories, translated from Chinese, that are as much a reflection of the changing status of women in Chinese society in the 20th century as of the range of their literary accomplishments during the same period. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"Rough and charming, with neither the stylish prose of Beryl Markham nor the poetic sweep of Saint-ExupÇry, this is, instead, one of those rare and engaging autobiographies that capture not just a life, but a personality. (Two eight-page b&w photo inserts.)"
Delightfully frank and feisty memoirs from pioneering aviator Whyte, still flying at age 89, written with the assistance of Cooper, editor of 99 News, the publication of the International Organization of Women Pilots. Read full book review >

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MA DEAR'S APRONS by Patricia C. McKissack
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

"But there's love here, cast over David Earl's life with the same uncompromising grace Ma Dear brings to all things in their lives. (Picture book. 3-9)"
McKissack's story looks at a week in the life of a turn-of- the-century African-American boy and his mother. Read full book review >

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THE CRUNK FEMINIST COLLECTION by Brittney C. Cooper
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"A valuable record of the collective's contributions to a growing cultural awareness of feminist issues and criticism, particularly for women of color."
A collection of feminist essays on sex, gender, pop culture, politics, and friendship. Read full book review >

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A PIPKIN OF PEPPER by Helen Cooper
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 6, 2005

"Cooper's Pumpkin Soup (1999) won the Kate Greenaway medal; this one's at least as charming. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Cat, Squirrel and Duck, who live in a tea kettle-shaped house, are back to making their pumpkin soup when they discover they are out of salt—the only solution is to go into the city to buy more. Read full book review >

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ICE CREAM by Elisha Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2002

"A chocolate, vanilla, and berry palette adds to the taste appeal. (glossary) (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-9)"
Cooper is a master at transforming dabs and wiggles of paint into people at play (Ballpark, 1998) or architecture (Building, 1999) or vistas (Country Fair, 1997). Read full book review >