Search Results: "Bruce Goldstone"


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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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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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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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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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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 >

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TEN FRIENDS by Bruce Goldstone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"At the end, Goldstone and Cahoon gather all their characters together in a great tea party of 100, and on the last page, a note demonstrates all the ways to add up to ten using different sets of numbers. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An eyeful of lively characters gives this counting book plenty of vim, as do Goldstone's (The Beastly Feast, 1998) choices of words. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"A thoroughly intriguing portrait of a neglected historical figure."
The Byzantine life and times of a female monarch during a bloody, perilous era. Read full book review >

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Released: May 15, 1997

"A sort of Year in Provence for book lovers: an entertaining armchair introduction to an esoteric but captivating subject."
The Goldstones (Lawrence: Rights, 1992; Nancy: Mommy and the Murder, 1995; etc.) offer a sprightly paced travelogue that records their education in literary connoisseurship. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 17, 2002

"Regrettably, this story of close-mindedness and redemption still resonates today."
The tale of a 16th-century genius who made the mistake of running afoul of John Calvin at the height of the Reformation in Geneva. Read full book review >