Search Results: "Benjamin Kilham"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 6, 2002

"The kind of primary research that leads to those rare insights that come to be known as understanding. (8-page color insert, not seen)"
An intuitive appreciation of young bear behavior, observed and gathered at ground level, from wildlife rehabilitator Kilham. Read full book review >

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OUT ON A LIMB by Benjamin Kilham
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2013

"A powerfully original study of bears."
Independent researcher Kilham (Among the Bears: Raising Orphaned Cubs in the Wild, 2002) shares what he has learned over the decades about black bears and their society. Read full book review >

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WINTER OF THE GENOMES by Larry Kilham
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"A sensible, innovative consideration of how technology can alter the landscape of human life."
A rigorous but readable account of what promises the future of artificial intelligence holds. Read full book review >

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THE BEAR'S SEA ESCAPE by Benjamin Chaud
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"As charming as two bears can be. (Picture book. 2-8)"
Papa Bear is once again in hot pursuit of Little Bear in this visually delectable, seek-and-find sequel to Chaud's award-winning The Bear's Song (2013). Read full book review >

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THE BEAR'S SURPRISE by Benjamin Chaud
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A charmer, like its predecessors. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Little Bear has an exciting experience in store when he follows Papa Bear to work. Read full book review >

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TWO'S COMPANY by Amanda Benjamin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1995

"Light without being silly, serious yet not solemn, Benjamin's first book hits all the right notes. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A whimsical but respectful look at the anxieties faced by a small child whose parent is remarrying. Read full book review >

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SEA OF TEARS by Floella Benjamin
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"An implausible novel not worth the sea salt of the title, despite the Caribbean setting and nod to island life. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Can a British teen overcome her bitterness at leaving London when her family moves to Barbados? Read full book review >

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GANGSTA RAP by Benjamin Zephaniah
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"This will still be appreciated for its subject and setting—but there's no music here. (Fiction. YA)"
Ray and his trouble-making East Ender friends produce a hip-hop single in their "alternative" academy, and the "Positive Negatives" hurtle toward stardom. Read full book review >

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REFUGEE BOY by Benjamin Zephaniah
FICTION
Released: July 1, 2002

"Alem is a refugee who transcends his identity as such; he becomes a hero, even a role model and readers will care about him. (Fiction. 10+)"
"Look at me, look at all the things that I am capable of, and think of all the things you could call me—a student, a lover of literature, a budding architect, a friend, a symbol of hope even, but what am I called? A refugee." Read full book review >

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THE BELLWETHER REVIVALS by Benjamin Wood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2012

"Wood moves the reader deftly through pastoral Cambridge, into the British upper crust, and ultimately into the mad mind of Eden himself."
Eden Bellwether, an organ scholar at King's College, Cambridge, has the idea he can heal through the power of music, but Wood raises the possibility that Eden has a Narcissistic Personality Disorder and is thus suffering from delusions about his powers. Read full book review >

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IMPOSTURE by Benjamin Markovits
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2007

"A sophisticated, technically and intellectually accomplished exercise of limited appeal."
A fictional biography presented as pastiche, in which disappointed John Polidori, Lord Byron's doctor and physical double, tries on the notorious poet's identity, with disastrous consequences. Read full book review >

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TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE by Benjamin Anastas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"The raw yet eloquent presentation of a life in crisis mode."
A miasma of misfortune hobbles a successful author's life and livelihood. Read full book review >