Search Results: "Caroline L. Arnold"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 20, 2014

"Wisdom from time immemorial—take it a day at a time and moderation in all things—reworked by Arnold to morph broad goals into manageable, measurable microresolutions."
Goldman Sachs managing director and technology leader Arnold tenders some advice you may have heard from your kindergarten teacher: Focus, and take smaller bites. Read full book review >

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HATCHING CHICKS IN ROOM 6 by Caroline Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"Arnold captures the joy and mystery of this familiar unit of study. (glossary, websites, bibliography) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
It's a lucky kindergartner who gets to witness the miracle of life through the incubation of eggs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 21, 2000

"Good stuff. (index) (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
Get ready for Megalodon, the big-tooth, prehistoric shark that grew longer than a school bus, and downed horse-size animals in a single gulp. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 22, 1993

"Index. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Sculptor Stephen Czerkas specializes in making life-sized models of dinosaurs. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 1997

"Readers will be impressed by the details of the painstaking work of archeologists to uncover and preserve this ancient site. (maps, diagrams, glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
A fascinating look at ``one of Europe's oldest known and best preserved prehistoric villages,'' inhabited from 3100 to 2500 b.c., in northern Scotland's Orkney Islands. Read full book review >

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WIGGLE AND WAGGLE by Caroline Arnold
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2007

"An altogether agreeable visit to the garden, unsurprisingly capped by a page of additional worm facts. (Easy reader. 6-7)"
Arnold, known for her science nonfiction, tucks plenty of natural history into this quintet of easy reading tales. Read full book review >

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WHEN MAMMOTHS WALKED THE EARTH by Caroline Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 23, 2002

"The picture-book format may appeal to science readers too young to access the text, so there's something for everyone. (index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Giants of the Ice Age, the woolly mammoths roamed the ice-covered steppes 26,000 years ago, while their lesser-known and larger cousins, the Columbian mammoths, wandered the warmer regions of the southern US and Mexico. Read full book review >

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THE TERRIBLE HODAG AND THE ANIMAL CATCHERS by Caroline Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2006

"The telling is a bit stiff, but this Hodag, unlike the ones in older yarns and doctored photographs, seems more friendly than fearsome, and tales about it are rare enough that it may be new to young readers. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Arnold places upper-Midwestern tall-tale figures at the center of an original story about a group of loggers defending a friendly monster from a trio of inept collectors. Read full book review >

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PTEROSAURS by Caroline Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 15, 2004

"The results will please dino-fans at any level of expertise, despite the lack of a supplementary reading list. (index, museum list) (Nonfiction. 7-9)"
Leather-winged creatures sporting a dazzling variety of beaks, teeth, crests, body shapes and coloration soar across the pages of this introduction to one of the most successful—and diverse—types of prehistoric reptiles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOX by Caroline Arnold
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"A useful index is included but the book's great strengths are its clear, highly informative text, and Hewett's stunning photos of these beautiful animals in their natural habitat, which, alas, is fast disappearing. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Another entry about animals from frequent collaborators (Killer Whale, 1994, etc.), and this one's a gem. Read full book review >

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THE ANCIENT CLIFF DWELLERS OF MESA VERDE by Caroline Arnold
FICTION
Released: March 23, 1992

"Glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 9+)"
From roughly A.D. 550 until A.D. 1300, communities flourished in the region where Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado now meet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"A stellar addition to a rather empty shelf. (Nonfiction. 6-10)"
A fascinating and thorough look at how both animals and humans regulate their body temperatures. Read full book review >