Search Results: "Carol Corbett Burris"


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NON-FICTION
Released: March 18, 2014

"An important book that should be required reading for educators, parents and school boards."
An educator offers a bold prescription to promote equality in America's public schools. Read full book review >

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THE ANTS GO MARCHING by Priscilla Burris
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 29, 2016

"A picnic with marching, singing, and counting equals fun for toddlers. (Board book. 1-3)"
March along with these cheerful ants, but wait—are they stealing the picnic or rescuing it from the rain? Read full book review >

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FIVE GREEN AND SPECKLED FROGS by Priscilla Burris
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2003

"This is worth a look if you're in need of cheery counting books, but it's not a must. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Every children's librarian and kindergarten teacher worth their salt knows ten versions of this finger rhyme. Read full book review >

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FURTHERING MY EDUCATION by William Corbett
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1997

"These insights are expressed in an understated narrative exhibiting great clarity, perspective, and order."
A focused, intelligent exploration of a parent's betrayal, leading to the hard-won discoveries that constitute the author's own ongoing education of the heart. Read full book review >

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THIS IS THE WAY by Gavin Corbett
Released: March 5, 2013

"Read this book for its quirky style and flavor. Though probably not for everyone, readers are likely to remember it."
Corbett's latest (Innocence, 2004) examines one side of modern, working-class Ireland but with mixed results. Read full book review >

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THE BOAT CAPTAIN’S CONUNDRUM by Tom Corbett
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 14, 2016

"A longtime policy wonk delivers an engrossing look at his work fighting poverty in government and academic environments."
A veteran of poverty research and welfare reform presents a broad retrospective of his career. Read full book review >

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A MURDER OVER A GIRL by Ken Corbett
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2016

"An emotionally resonant account of a real-life tragedy."
A teenager's murder raises issues of bullying and homophobia. Read full book review >

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DADDY ALL DAY LONG by Francesca Rusackas
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2004

In this equally gooey sequel to I Love You All Day Long (2002), little Owen turns to his other parent for a numerical game of "I love you this much . . . Read full book review >

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MAGGI AND MILO MAKE NEW FRIENDS by Juli Brenning
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 12, 2016

"Perhaps next time Maggi and Milo will learn about the golden rule. (Picture book. 4-7)"
In their second outing, Maggi and her huge dog, Milo, visit a park where they make three new friends. Read full book review >

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12 AGAIN by Sue Corbett
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2002

"Still: original, unusual, and imaginative. (Fiction. 10-14)"
In this odd, cross-genre pairing, a boy tries to solve the mystery of his mother's disappearance, not knowing that she has turned into a child herself and is now his classmate. Read full book review >

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GOATWALKING by Jim Corbett
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1991

"Difficult to follow and often contradictory, but the practical sections would make a great handbook for nomads."
Best known as a leader of the Sanctuary Movement for Central American refugees, Corbett is a former cowboy, goatherd, and librarian. Read full book review >