Search Results: "Christel Dhom"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ADVENT CRAFT AND ACTIVITY BOOK by Christel Dhom
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Though there aren't many family holiday books of this sort available, this version is suitable only for large library collections with heavy demand for Christmas activity books. (Nonfiction. 5-9, adults)"
This compendium of old-fashioned craft projects, recipes and stories was written by a Waldorf kindergarten teacher in Germany and translated for English-speaking countries, though the focus remains European and is not well-suited to the U.S. market. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOSING OUR RELIGION by Christel Manning
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 20, 2015

"Refreshingly nonpolemical—will be of special interest to secular parents struggling with some of the issues presented."
To Sunday school or not to Sunday school? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COUSIN MARKIE AND OTHER DISASTERS by Christel Kleitsch
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1992

"Some of the cartoon-like b&w drawings show Ben's fantasy adventures, Ö la Calvin and Hobbes. (Fiction. 7-9)"
A humorous story about a boy realizing for the first time what it's like to be in the other guy's shoes: Ben tries hard to be nice when his nerdy cousin Markie visits for a weekend, but when Markie makes him miss out on the leaf-raking job that would finally have given him enough money to buy a skateboard, Ben takes out his frustration and disappointment on the younger boy. Read full book review >