Search Results: "Ashraf H.A. Rushdy"


BOOK REVIEW

AMERICAN LYNCHING by Ashraf H.A. Rushdy
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"A triumphant work on the problematic history of one of America's longest and most troubling traditions."
An all-encompassing history of lynchings in America from 1780 to the present. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"A personal account that will be appreciated by those looking to move beyond the day's headlines, from one who wrote some of the stories published under those headlines."
A debut journalistic memoir by Cairo-based reporter Khalil, who covered the rise and fall of Hosni Mubarak's dictatorship. Read full book review >

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HUNGRY by H.A. Swain
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 3, 2014

"Emotionally satisfying dystopia with a generous helping of forno. (Dystopian romance. 14-17)"
An alluring adventure in a future without food. Read full book review >

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TIT FOR TAT by H.A. Rey
Released: June 15, 1942

"It will teach many children how to be kind to animals."
Our most prolific author-illustrator gives us another amusing book, this time about Matt who goes to see his Uncle's Turn-A-Vision Set which shows what happens when tit is played for tat. Read full book review >

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WE THREE KINGS AND OTHER CHRISTMAS CAROLS by H.A. Rey
HOLIDAYS & FESTIVALS
Released: Nov. 8, 1944

"All juvenile markets."
A cheery selection of old, familiar and favorite Christmas carols, 10 in all, song and decorations on one page, and, facing it, illustrated full page of music, in which the notes are exchanged for tiny pictures to fit the carol. Read full book review >

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CURIOUS GEORGE RIDES A BIKE by H.A. Rey
Released: June 15, 1952

"Enthralled with his handiwork, George absentmindedly bangs up his front wheel and through a new set of ingeniously interrelating circumstances, gets coralled by a visiting circus and ends as star of the animal show that evening."
Beginning readers and their younger brothers and sisters can follow the beloved monkey's funny string of adventures through Mr. Rey's profusion of colorful cartoons. Read full book review >

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Released: April 15, 1942

"Good fun."
Sheer nonsense and H. A. Rey can swing it. Read full book review >

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CURIOUS GEORGE SAYS THANK YOU by H.A. Rey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"If the curious protagonist in this story were reading his own tale on an iPad, he might get a little bored. (iPad storybook app, 3-6)"
This "multi-touch" children's book aims to minimize distraction, but in the process, it ultimately neutralizes the power of the medium. Read full book review >

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Broken Symmetries by H.A. Ormizar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 23, 2015

"Despite lackluster dialogue, this book expertly manages a sci-fi conceit that is as bizarre as it is ultimately plausible."
Scientists using suspicious technology may be seeking to trigger an apocalypse in this novel from debut author Ormziar. Read full book review >

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POETRY
Released: Nov. 3, 1943

"Boards."
Remember Au Clair de la Lune (published by Greystone and out of print, unfortunately)? Read full book review >

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Released: May 4, 2012

"A smart, entertaining take on eternal conundrums."
Celestial gumshoes search for the source of evil in this knotty supernatural allegory. Read full book review >

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CURIOUS GEORGE LEARNS THE ALPHABET by H.A. Rey
ANIMALS
Released: March 21, 1963

"This is further re-enforced by the sounds of the letters being brought out by the names of the items illustrated and then combined into simple words."
The alphabet is introduced to Curious George, an old favorite, and to the readers with the shapes of letters (upper and lower case) being discovered in the shapes of animals and things. Read full book review >