Search Results: "Bernard Schatz"


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NON-FICTION
Released: March 22, 2013

"A concise, easy-to-use guide showcasing a delightfully simple method of exploring, and alleviating, the underlying causes of chronic pain."
In this self-help book, Schatzroots out a single underlying cause for chronic pain and offers a method to treat it. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 17, 2008

"A respectful, intuitive approach to pain management."
Physical therapist and medical researcher Schatz outlines his gentle technique for chronic pain relief. Read full book review >

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EDDIE FITZ'S WAR by Elliot Schatz
Released: Dec. 7, 2012

"A well-written Vietnam-era novel that needs more character maturation."
A troubled teenager hitchhikes to an anti-war protest and experiences life on the road in this novel set during the Vietnam War era in America. Read full book review >

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A PAIR OF PROTOCERATOPS by Bernard Most
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"The highlight, however, is Most's pink-and-purple palette, which is playful and perfectly pleasing to the eye. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Dinosaur fans will instantly warm to this friendly prehistoric duo and their endearing playmates. Read full book review >

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LYLE AT THE OFFICE by Bernard Waber
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"This latest addition to the Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile series meanders a bit, but most would follow the lovable Lyle anywhere, and Waber's illustrations are, as usual, completely winning. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lyle the crocodile is back and he's in demand, especially when he goes with Mr. Primm to the office. Read full book review >

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HIPPOPOTAMUS HUNT by Bernard Most
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A very, very modest entertainment. (Fiction/Picture book. 3- 8)"
From wordplay author Most (Zoodles, 1992) comes this treasure hunt for words made from the letters spelling hippopotamus. Read full book review >

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LYLE AT CHRISTMAS by Bernard Waber
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Fans of the big green crocodile will welcome this holiday adventure. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mr. Grumps's "down-in-the-dumps" approach to the Christmas holiday leads to the disappearance of Lyle's favorite feline friend in this reassuring tale about the love of family and friends. Read full book review >

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ZOODLES by Bernard Most
by Bernard Most, illustrated by Bernard Most
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Not essential, but the wordplay here is entertaining. (Picture book. 5-8)"
``What do you call a stubborn emu? Read full book review >

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THE PLAN by Bernard Jacobs
Released: Dec. 31, 2011

"An engaging, conspiracy-laden tale with a frightening premise."
In this action-packed thriller, a charismatic American president with a secret agenda sets in play a global war against radical Islamists. Read full book review >

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SHARPE’S TRAFALGAR by Bernard Cornwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2001

"A mug of port, a wedge of blue-veined cheese, and some hard sea-biscuits for the master."
One might think Cape Cod's Cornwell is universally admired for his British historicals featuring Richard Sharpe, whose career Cornwell captures in back-and-forth leapfrog fashion from 1799 to 1821, filling in whatever years he chooses (Sharpe's Triumph, 1999, set in India, 1803). Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1976

"Brief outline of Islamic history, chronology, select bibliography."
This large-format book delivers a mass of illustrations (480: 160 in color, the others photos, drawings, and maps) which are mostly unfamiliar and a delight in themselves. Read full book review >

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SHARPE'S SIEGE by Bernard Cornwell
Released: April 1, 1987

"Sharpe is never dull."
Cornwell's Richard Sharpe series continues as Major Sharpe leaves his new wife to take part in a joint operation with the Royal Navy, a mission that leaves Sharpe, his Riflemen and their Royal Marine co-fighters besieged in a fort inside Napoleonic France. Read full book review >