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 >

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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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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 >

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ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2001

"A welcome addition to the science section. (Nonfiction. 5-9)"
Bats, mice, moles, dogs, caterpillars, and dolphins use super high sounds—ultrasound—to find their young, avoid their enemies, and communicate over long distances. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1999

"Full-color photos capture the excitement of J.J.'s release, but also the hard work of preparing her for her return to the sea. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-9)"
Arnold and Hewett (Stories in Stone, 1996, etc.) record the harrowing rescue of a baby gray whale who had become separated from her mother off the coast of California. Read full book review >

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CATS by Caroline Arnold
ANIMALS
Released: July 2, 1993

"List of species with Latin names, size, range, and endangered status; glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Domestic cats and their wild cousins together comprise the 36 or so species of the Felidae family. Read full book review >

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KILLER WHALE by Caroline Arnold
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"Indexes. (Nonfiction. 7+)"
Two books from a series that includes Camel, Cheetah, Elephant, Panda, Snake, and Wild Goat. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1993

"Index. (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
Another outstanding science book from a prolific author, this focusing on efforts to save the largest North American bird from extinction, and greatly enhanced by stunning color photos by the designer of the California condor release program, who's also bird curator at the L.A. Zoo. 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 >