Search Results: "Carol M. Langford"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 25, 1999

"An engaging effort to explain lawyers and their ethical dilemmas to a skeptical popular audience. (Author tour)"
An examination of why lawyers act like slimeballs and what can be done about it. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"Still, anyone who lives and works intimately with teenage girls should find these insights a helpful beginning."
An admirable foray into underexplored aspects of teenage girls' relationships, by the Harvard educator whose groundbreaking study In a Different Voice (1982) broached the issue of girls' moral development. Read full book review >

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EVERY BODY'S TALKING by Donna M. Jackson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 1, 2014

"A smart, accessible introduction to an important and interesting topic. (source notes, glossary, further reading and viewing, index) (Nonfiction. 12-16)"
The way humans use nonverbal cues—sometimes willingly, sometimes accidentally—is explored in a lively presentation for young readers. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"The message is a clear one: that each of these women is a self unto herself and that it's ridiculous to consider the state of not being married as a disease or a handicap."
Family therapists Anderson and Stewart talk to 87 single women over 40—some divorced, some never married, some widowed, none scientifically selected—in order to demonstrate that the state of being a single woman at midlife is no reason to crawl into a hole and die. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION

"A good starting point for new or less-experienced parents hoping to put their children on a solid educational path."
Experienced teachers set out to build the next generation of readers. Read full book review >

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The Meaning(s) of Life by M
NON-FICTION
Released: April 19, 2014

"A highly relatable, accessible popular-science book."
A sharp, highly scientific book about the intersection of evolutionary biology and the meaning of life. Read full book review >

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BUTTERFLIES IN THE GARDEN by Carol Lerner
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2002

"However, this work will find a ready audience for science lessons and school reports; recommended for the science shelves of larger school and public libraries as well as home libraries. (Nonfiction. 5-8)"
The relationship between butterflies and the gardens that provide their food and habitat is the focus for this informative work by Lerner (On the Wing: American Birds in Migration, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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FARMYARD SONG by Carol Morley
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1995

With a repetitive rhyme, Morley introduces the sounds of animals in an imaginative look at a farmyard. Read full book review >

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A DESERT YEAR by Carol Lerner
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 14, 1991

"Index. (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
A handsome introduction to desert animals and plants. Read full book review >

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MY BACKYARD GARDEN by Carol Lerner
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"A handsome atlas for the more intent diggers of dirt. (maps, charts, diagrams, index) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
An aesthetically pleasing year-round guide to gardening; Lerner (Backyard Birds of Summer, 1996, etc.) takes a well-organized, sensible approach to growing. Read full book review >