Search Results: "Anthony R. Lewis"


BOOK REVIEW

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 25, 1999

"Persuasive aliens, remarkable world-building, and splendid puzzles: fans partial to any of these will find Clement well worth investigating."
Three full-length novels from Clement (Still River, 1987) dating from an era when novels ran to 150—200 pages and didn't wear out their welcome. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Timely and important, a work that astonishes and delights as it informs."
A superb history of the First Amendment and the body of law that has followed it. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 16, 2001

"A stellar collection."
All Pulitzer, all the time: Dozens of classy—by turns subversive, condemning, and exploratory—pieces of journalism from the New York Times. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WHEELS ON THE BUS—ASL by Child's Play
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"This series is not for novice singers of these classic songs nor those new to ASL, but the experienced should find them a delightful tool to aid singing and signing. (Board book. 6-18 mos.)"
Toddlers act out the classic song using American Sign Language. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CARROTS OR PEAS? by Anna Nilsen
NONFICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"ISBN: 978-1-84643-240-8). (Ages 6-18 mos.)"
An ingenious interactive book allows readers to decide for the characters what they love—and what they detest. Read full book review >

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THE KINGFISHER FIRST DINOSAUR PICTURE ATLAS by David Burnie
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2008

"The presentation of hypotheses as facts and somewhat random nature of the information make this most suitable for a very young audience. (glossary, index) (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
Using a graphically familiar format and maps from other picture atlases, Kingfisher has produced a colorful introduction to dinosaurs around the world. Read full book review >

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PETER, THE KNIGHT WITH ASTHMA by Janna Matthies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Its mission is in plain view, but those kids and parents facing an asthma diagnosis will be grateful for it. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Fighting fire-breathing dragons is difficult even for a brave knight like Peter, but when he cannot breathe, it becomes next to impossible. Read full book review >

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MARCH ON
by Julie Danielson

This past weekend, I managed to catch the Atlanta March for Social Justice and Women while in town for the American Library Association’s Midwinter conference. If, like me, you marched (or couldn’t make one, yet wholeheartedly supported the notion of a march), you may wonder: What is next? I think a lot of people, women in particular, have this top ...


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BOOK REVIEW

HADRIAN by Anthony R. Birley
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 8, 1997

"An excellent, and long overdue, biography of one of the greatest and most accomplished of the Roman emperors. (8 line drawings, 38 b&w photos)"
In the first scholarly biography of Hadrian (76138 a.d.) since Bernard Henderson's 1923 work, German historian Birley examines the personal life and cultural and state achievements of the emperor who Hellenized and consolidated the Roman Empire. Read full book review >

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Listening to the Jar Flies by Jimmy R. Lewis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 19, 2015

"A slow, sweet homage to two Midwestern towns."
A collection of memories and narrative vignettes that chronicles the vibrant people who populated rural Wheaton and Rocky Comfort, Missouri, between 1907 and 1960. Read full book review >

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THE EXTREME LIFE OF THE SEA by Stephen R. Palumbi
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2014

"A sparkling appreciation of the wonderful variety of marine life that also communicates an important message."
An exploration of the sea, "our most fertile stage, populated by wonderfully colorful characters acting out their lives in a daily drama." Read full book review >