Search Results: "Carole Gerber"


BOOK REVIEW

A BAND OF BABIES by Carole Gerber
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 6, 2017

"Exuberant and full of fun. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A precocious toddler leads his multiethnic play group in fun and mischief. Read full book review >

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SEEDS, BEES, BUTTERFLIES, AND MORE! by Carole Gerber
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A pleasing introduction to plant biology with cross-curricular appeal. (Informational poetry. 4-7)"
Eighteen poems designed to be read aloud present the world of growing things in paired first-person voices. Read full book review >

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SPRING BLOSSOMS by Carole Gerber
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"An artistic seasonal book, best appreciated by flower lovers. (Informational picture book. 4-7)"
The third in a seasonal series by Gerber and Evans (Winter Trees, 2008, etc.), this picture book presents 10 different spring-blooming trees. Read full book review >

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10 BUSY BROOMS by Carole Gerber
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"A Halloween counting book that doesn't add up to much. (Picture book. 2-5)"
"1 little witch on a long, speedy broom" rescues eight others who are threatened by Halloween creatures…or dreary chores. Read full book review >

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WINTER TREES by Carole Gerber
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

"Overall, a visually striking, cozy winter read. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Readers can almost hear boots crunching in the snow during this subtle, stylish wintry nature walk. Read full book review >

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TUCK-IN TIME by Carole Gerber
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 19, 2014

"A charming bedtime read-aloud. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Bedtime rituals comfort and reassure a mom and her little one. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 4, 2016

"A brisk, but informative guide for would-be self-publishers."
Two writers discuss strategies for self-publishing in this primer for aspiring authors. Read full book review >

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BRACED by Alyson Gerber
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"Comparisons to Judy Blume's Deenie (1973) might be inevitable, but Rachel stands admirably on her own. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Both the literal and figurative senses of the word "spine" form the backbone of Gerber's debut. Read full book review >

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FRESHMAN by Michael Gerber
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2006

"Nevertheless, this scathing takedown of elite colleges, if poorly paced, is consistently comical for those familiar with the system. (Fiction. YA)"
This acerbic parody of Ivy League education works better as burlesque than as novel. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2005

"Calculatingly inspirational while avoiding treacle."
An analysis of key factors and events in Graham's remarkable transition from acquiescent wife and mother to stalwart CEO of the Washington Post. Read full book review >

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ELEANOR VS. IKE by Robin Gerber
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"Even the most diehard fans of Eleanor—or Hillary Clinton, who makes a cameo appearance—will find the wooden dialogue and preachy pseudo-history nearly unreadable."
This dewy eyed fiction about Eleanor Roosevelt beating Eisenhower to become the first woman president in 1952 makes barely veiled allusions to the current campaign. Read full book review >