Search Results: "Benjamin Kilham"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"A painful story smartly told, Benjamin's first solo novel has appeal well beyond a middle school audience. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
In middle school, where "Worst Thing" can mean anything from a pimple to public humiliation, Suzy "Zu" Swanson really has a reason to be in crisis: her former best friend has died unexpectedly, and the seventh-grader is literally silenced by grief and confusion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Benjamin Zucker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2002

"Multiple readings could perhaps yield more insight—not an onerous task since this is one of the more beautiful books in recent memory—but it's difficult to regard Green as anything more than a curio."
The brilliant minds of today and yesteryear crowd into the exquisitely designed pages of this odd folly of an art novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 7, 2007

"Far too wordy, but a worthwhile record of a dark and violent era."
Panoramic memoir encompassing the Polish ghetto, the birth of Israel, bedroom tales and everything in between. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEAR DEAD PERSON by Benjamin Weissman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1994

"A blood-and-guts account of the real American Dream."
Weissman gathers all that is ugly, vulgar, obscene, scary, disgusting, dangerous, sick, tragic, and sad to create a debut collection that offers a refreshing, nauseating, hilarious, deranged take on human nature. Read full book review >