Search Results: "Byron L. Dorgan"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 26, 2009

"Eye-opening, timely and inspirational."
The Democratic senator from North Dakota exposes the greed, deception and self-interest that has contributed heavily to the current economic crisis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLOWOUT by David Hagberg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 27, 2012

"An enjoyable and fast-moving tale that will leave readers eagerly awaiting the next one."
A blistering thriller from Dorgan, a former congressman and senator for North Dakota, and Hagberg, a former U.S. Air Force cryptographer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY BIKE by Byron Barton
Kirkus Star
by Byron Barton, illustrated by Byron Barton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"A natural for group storytimes, though plenty of single tots will enjoy seeing Tom's seemingly quotidian world suddenly transformed. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Barton (My Car, 2001; My Bus, 2014) wheels out another conveyance—but sends this one rolling past a set of escalating surprises to a high-wire climax. Read full book review >

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MY BUS by Byron Barton
by Byron Barton, illustrated by Byron Barton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2014

"A pleasant ride, dissonance between the actual and described setting notwithstanding. (Picture book. 2-5)"
In an elemental bit of grouping and number play, Joe the bus driver picks up and drops off animal passengers on his route. Read full book review >

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WEE LITTLE WOMAN by Byron Barton
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 1995

The echoes of other versions of this tale gain all the invigorating impact of an original in Barton's capable hands. Read full book review >

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MY HOUSE by Byron Barton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"The targeted diaperati will likely be similarly enervated by this bland open house. (Picture book. 1-3)"
A ginger cat introduces young viewers to his personal house and world. Read full book review >

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DINOSAURS, DINOSAURS by Byron Barton
Released: March 10, 1989

"Scientific names and their pronunciations are given on the endpapers."
Using an extremely simple text, the author of several informational books for the very young—on such subjects as wheels, airports, and boats—takes on the animal world with a look at a favorite topic: "A long time ago. . .There were dinosaurs with horns and dinosaurs with spikes." Read full book review >

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BONES, BONES, DINOSAUR BONES by Byron Barton
Released: Sept. 30, 1990

"As usual, Barton's handsomely designed, brightly colored pages draw the eye as his thick, lined figures work busily away."
"Bones, Bones. We look for bones." Read full book review >

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AIRPLANES; BOATS; TRAINS; TRUCKS by Byron Barton
Released: May 23, 1986

"These will delight the youngest, and have enough meat for older preschoolers and beginning readers."
Four very simple picture books on modes of transportation. Read full book review >

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MACHINES AT WORK by Byron Barton
Released: Sept. 25, 1987

"The very simple images here make the book appropriate to the youngest; its directness is likely to inspire spontaneous dramatic play."
Using the bold, black bordered forms and simple colors familiar to readers of his other popular books, Barton introduces seven pieces of heavy machinery in action (plus people with drills and pickaxes) with a brief, imperative text ("Knock down that building. Read full book review >

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BUILDING A HOUSE by Byron Barton
Released: April 6, 1981

You could almost, watching, do it yourself—by carefully noting the steps depicted in each bright, brisk, clearly delineated picture. Read full book review >