Search Results: "Cari Lynn"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 9, 2017

"A dramatic, honest, moving narrative of how hard life can get and how one can still overcome seemingly insurmountable adversity to do good in the world."
How one woman finally broke away from a cycle of imprisonment and went on to help hundreds of other women re-enter normal life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 2004

"A Plimptonesque revel, and one of the most entertaining business books to come around in a long while."
A young journalist breaks into the mostly male world of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and learns a life lesson: "It always surprises me how greedy I really am." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"Along with the film adaptation, this book will hopefully draw attention to an underreported tragedy."
An American policewoman uncovers evil in the aftermath of the Bosnian war and is punished for her efforts. Read full book review >

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I AM...ALL THAT IS by Cari
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"A profound, sometimes-perplexing collection of writings on alternative approaches to spirituality."
Cari, a yogi, author, and spiritual counselor, has grouped together her reflections on a variety of philosophical and religious subjects. Read full book review >

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TINY'S BATH by Cari Meister
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Davis's playful illustrations romp alongside the beginning reader text, using an easy, loping giganticism to portray this big pet's appeal. (Picture book. 5-7)"
In this Easy-to-Read entry is a dog large enough to chase Clifford the big red dog right out of town. Read full book review >

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WHEN TINY WAS TINY by Cari Meister
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Davis's brightly colored, ebullient illustrations, with their comic-book energy, expertly convey the camaraderie between owner and dog. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Meister (Tiny's Bath, p. 303) records the continuing adventures of the misnamed Tiny, and the results will captivate new readers. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 24, 1997

"A triumph of discovery in the often strip-mined quarry of film history."
A biography of the highest-paid female scriptwriter in Hollywood becomes an exploration of the work and sustaining friendships of the leading women of early cinema. Read full book review >

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TINY GOES BACK TO SCHOOL by Cari Meister
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 26, 2014

"Never underestimate the power of a treat to motivate. (Early reader. 4-6)"
When Tiny fails to do any of his tricks—sit, stay, shake—his owner decides it's time for the anything-but-tiny dog to go back to school. Read full book review >

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TINY ON THE FARM by Cari Meister
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"Sure to appeal to fans of that other big dog too. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The enormous and abundantly energetic Tiny, canine star of the team's When Tiny Was Tiny (1999) and other early readers, takes center stage in his first picture book. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Joined here is lively language with exuberant pictures, showing, for example, the three floors of Sara's building in cutaway, or a double-page close-up filled with the food on and company around Sara's kitchen table. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Best (Last Licks, p. 297, etc.) offers a perfectly delightful celebration of a really great grandmother. Read full book review >

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A PERFECT DAY FOR DIGGING by Cari Best
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2014

"An exuberant valentine to spring and to gardens in general. As Norman puts it: 'Hooray for dirty digging!' (Picture book. 5-8)"
The pleasures of getting down and dirty in the garden can be contagious. Read full book review >

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BEATRICE SPELLS SOME LULUS AND LEARNS TO WRITE A LETTER by Cari Best
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Beatrice, whose own name is a bit of a L-U-L-U, is totally charming, and the story and artwork are a P-E-R-F-E-C-T M-A-T-C-H. (Picture book. 5-8)"
With email making the art of letter writing almost obsolete and texting turning spelling into truncated babble, this picture book is a clever and refreshing antidote. Read full book review >