Search Results: "Anne Marie Pace"


BOOK REVIEW

PIGLOO by Anne Marie Pace
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"This wintery pig tale is cute but possibly not cute enough. (Picture book. 3-5)"
This little pig went exploring. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GROUNDHUG DAY by Anne Marie Pace
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 5, 2017

"Readers may learn a thing or two about both being a friend and getting over their own fears. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A moose and his forest friends are busy planning a Valentine's Day party, but one aspect of the organizing stops them in their tracks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VAMPIRINA BALLERINA by Anne Marie Pace
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Readers will applaud this elegantly designed, well-told story. Brava, indeed. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Pace and Pham have choreographed a delightful tale of a winsome young vampire trying to make her ballerina dreams come true. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KILLING PACE by Douglas Schofield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 21, 2017

"Muscular, overplotted intrigue that will have some readers checking their blood pressures and others their wristwatches."
Schofield drops the paranormal elements that made his first two thrillers (Storm Rising, 2016, etc.) hyphenated creatures for the more earthbound tale of a Homeland Security agent fighting a vicious baby-laundering operation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARIE CURIE by Elizabeth MacLeod
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Although this offering may not inspire them, readers will discover plenty to appreciate in the subject. (chronology, list of museums, index) (Biography. 8-12)"
A fairly breathless biography delivers the facts in workmanlike style but without the spark of brilliance one might hope would be attached to the subject. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 1996

"A perceptive and informative biography. (b&w illustrations, diagrams, chronology, bibliography, index) (Biography. 13+)"
In the Portraits in Science series, an intelligent chronicle of Curie's life, from her struggle to educate herself in Russian-occupied Poland to her successes in France; her pioneering work with her husband; and her troubles and triumphs after his death. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARIE CURIE by Isabel Sánchez Vegara
by Isabel Sánchez Vegara, illustrated by Frau Isa, translated by Emma Martinez
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 2, 2017

"Like other tributes in the series, adequate fare for cluing newer readers in on some worthy role models. (Picture book/biography. 5-7)"
A very first introduction to the great scientist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TI MARIE by Valerie Belgrave
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"The result is a lush period romance in a troubled tropical paradise."
Racism, revolution and love roil the Caribbean island of Trinidad in this sprawling historical melodrama. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARIE ANTOINETTE by Antonia Fraser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 18, 2001

"Antoinette's story isn't really a tragedy—but Fraser somehow makes it seem like one."
A biography of a queen who never said, as legend has it, "Let them eat cake." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 1994

The author (Two Acre Eden, 1971) has written a good deal about farming in books and articles, and these essays (1980-92) were written, by Logsdon's own admission, ``out of anger'' at the decline of rural society, the result, he believes, of ``a nation's greed.'' Here he targets some root causes—from educational, media and governmental malfeasances. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNAIL'S PACE: THE INVENTOR by John Miller Conn
Released: March 30, 2012

"A compelling alternate history deftly told."
An account of the improbable life of a genius. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARIE CURIE by Elizabeth MacLeod
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 2009

"The lack of any documentation and the vague description of specific events cut corners a little too sharply, even for this young audience. (Early reader/biography. 6-8)"
Marie Curie's scientific research revolutionized the world of science while she defied the societal limitations of her day. Read full book review >