Search Results: "Bruce Goldstone"


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BRUCE by Peter Ames Carlin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"An epic look at the man and his music."
A painstakingly traced chronicle of the remarkable career of powerhouse proletarian rocker Bruce Springsteen. Read full book review >

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WONDERFUL WINTER by Bruce Goldstone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"Readers will be doing a snow dance and waiting for winter all the more. (Nonfiction. 5-10)"
Goldstone follows up his Awesome Autumn (2012) with a salute to all things winter. Read full book review >

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GREATER ESTIMATIONS by Bruce Goldstone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Don't underestimate this one's value. (Informational picture book. 7-12)"
Another sure-fire winner for math teachers and school libraries alike, this follow-up to Great Estimations (2006) recaps the basic estimation methods (eye-training, clump-counting, box-and-count) and gives readers several opportunities to practice them. Read full book review >

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I SEE A PATTERN HERE by Bruce Goldstone
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"A solid resource for both introducing and reinforcing patterns. (Informational picture book. 7-10)"
Goldstone tackles slides, turns, flips and folds in his latest, a look at patterning. Read full book review >

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GREAT ESTIMATIONS by Bruce Goldstone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"A must-have resource for school libraries. (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
Math teachers have a new tool for teaching estimation in this manual designed to train the eyes and mind. Read full book review >

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AWESOME AUTUMN by Bruce Goldstone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Wonderfully apropos pictures, solid information and sheer breadth are sure to make this an elementary-classroom staple. The cover blurb says it all: 'All kinds of fall facts and fun.' (Nonfiction. 5-10)"
Goldstone departs from his usual math picture books to deliver one of the most comprehensive books about autumn available for kids. Read full book review >

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THAT'S A POSSIBILITY! by Bruce Goldstone
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2013

"Certain to be popular with teachers, this is also certain to improve any child's understanding. (Informational picture book. 7-10)"
Odds are, Goldstone's latest math title will provide readers with both the vocabulary and the practice to make them likely experts at determining probability. Read full book review >

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BRUCE CHATWIN by Nicholas Shakespeare
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 15, 2000

"An unflinching reconstruction of a singular writer's scorching trajectory through life: Speed makes it concise; fate makes it haunting. (Family tree, photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
An ingenious, outsize myth-meets-facts "life and works" of the charismatic global citizen and compulsive tale-teller. Read full book review >

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HOTEL BRUCE by Ryan T. Higgins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A merry, witty celebration of chaos and grumpiness. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A cantankerous bear's home is once again wrested from his control. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 11, 2011

"An eye-opening document and an urgent call for accountability."
An edited and annotated version of the controversial United Nations investigation into the recent Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip and reactions by mostly pro-Palestinian observers. Read full book review >

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THE BEASTLY FEAST by Bruce Goldstone
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1998

"Joyous prints and cut-outs use color, texture, and shapes, but there are also elements of storytelling not mentioned in the text: The sight of flies airlifting pies to the extravaganza is not to be missed. (Picture book. 2-6)"
In his picture-book debut, Goldstone serves up a grand meal of rhymes garnished by a colorful salsa of animal prints by Lent. Read full book review >