Search Results: "Anthony G. Greenwald"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A stimulating treatment that should help readers deal with irrational biases that they would otherwise consciously reject."
An examination of how beliefs are shaped by hidden bias. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 18, 1993

"Intelligent insight into what was being said and thought at the time, at least in higher political circles, makes this a useful resource for historians; but Greenwald only occasionally brings to life the passion and turbulence of those last few days. (Illustrations)"
Interesting but unexciting diary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and East Germany, by Greenwald, who at the time was the political counselor to the US embassy in East Berlin. Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

"Engaging, if not groundbreaking, fantasy adventure."
In Terra Australis, a land whose creatures are descendants of ancient genetic manipulation, young Thorik Dain takes an unexpected journey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROSY COLE by Sheila Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Readers will connect with Rosy's troubles and share her contentment when she comes out on top once more. (Fiction. 8-12)"
It's hard to believe, but Greenwald's Rosy Cole (Rosy Cole: She Walks in Beauty, 1994, etc.) is in eighth grade—``Top of the Heap''—at Miss Read's School on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Read full book review >

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HERE'S HERMIONE by Sheila Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

This spin-off of the popular Rosy Cole stories stars Rosy's friend Hermione Wong, who is sure that her boring life as a N.Y.C. fifth grader would be fabulous if only she were famous. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

11 BEFORE 12 by Lisa Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Yet another novel about dreading middle school, this breezy beach read is well-done but offers little new. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Two BFFs tackle the anxiety-riddled transition to middle school by creating a list of 11 things to accomplish before their 12th birthdays in November. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 13, 2014

"Greenwald's polemical tone does not lessen the disturbing quality of these revelations."
Personalized account by Greenwald (With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful, 2011, etc.) regarding his encounters with Edward Snowden and their exposure of the National Security Agency's program of "indiscriminate mass surveillance." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PINK & GREEN IS THE NEW BLACK by Lisa Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Lucy's inimitably irrepressible manner makes her a fine guide through the shoals of early adolescence. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Change is looming for 13-year-old Lucy. Read full book review >

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MY SUMMER OF PINK & GREEN by Lisa Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Through Lucy's perseverance and entrepreneurial spirit, Greenwald reminds readers that dreams are worth pursuing. (Fiction. 10-14)"
In this sequel to My Life in Pink & Green (2009), 13-year-old Lucy returns, industrious, resourceful and determined to succeed. Read full book review >

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MY LIFE IN PINK AND GREEN by Lisa Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"This refreshing novel successfully delivers an authentic and endearing portrait of the not-quite-teen experience. (Fiction. 9-13)"
When 12-year old Lucy learns the family pharmacy might close, she decides to attract customers using her preternatural knowledge of make-up application and products. Read full book review >

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SWEET TREATS & SECRET CRUSHES by Lisa Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"The story is as sweet as the treats the girls dole out. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Seventh-grade friends Olivia, Georgia and Kate can't wait for Valentine's Day. Read full book review >

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STUCKSVILLE by Sheila Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"The characters are engaging and the plot moves along gently, leading to a satisfying happy ending. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Emerald is given a school assignment to write an essay entitled "My New York," but she feels New York isn't hers, any more than the many other places she has lived with her actor parents. Read full book review >