Search Results: "Cuyler Overholt"


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A DEADLY AFFECTION by Cuyler Overholt
Released: Jan. 13, 2012

"A well-paced, 20th-century whodunit full of dark secrets and fascinating intrigue that easily keeps pace with 21st-century standards."
In Overholt's historical mystery, a young female doctor in early-20th-century New York must solve a bloody murder for which she feels partially responsible. Read full book review >

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A PROMISE OF RUIN by Cuyler Overholt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"Set against the historical backdrop of a city teeming with immigrants, Overholt's second reveals the evils of a heinous trade that still goes on today."
A psychiatrist's inquiries bring her up against the white slave trade. Read full book review >

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THE RISE OF CHINA by William Overholt
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 29, 1993

"A timely report on the growth of the world's most dynamic economy, as well as a forceful argument that, often, successful political reform can follow only in the wake of—or alongside with- -economic reform."
A bullish report on China's explosively growing economy, predicting that the development of Chinese capitalism will effectively end Chinese Marxism. Read full book review >

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FROM HERE TO THERE by Margery Cuyler
Released: April 1, 1999

"Pak's bright colors and perspective help children keep track of Maria's place in the universe, and with folksy familiarity, take the vistas from local to grand. (Picture book, 3-6)"
The scope of a girl's world broadens in this simple book that introduces the scale of existence, in a game of identity and location that most children have played. Read full book review >

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100TH DAY WORRIES by Margery Cuyler

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THE BATTLEFIELD GHOST by Margery Cuyler
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"The actions of the characters unfold mechanically, for it's the history lesson that drives this tale; nevertheless, this entertaining story may have readers seeking out their own local histories for possible ghost tales. (b&w illustrations) (Fiction. 8-10)"
A mild ghost story, intent on imparting history painlessly, from Cuyler (From Here to There, p. 531, etc.). Read full book review >

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I REPEAT, DON’T CHEAT! by Margery Cuyler
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 22, 2010

"A misstep. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Worrywart Jessica has a new, unexpected problem: Her best friend, Lizzie, has begun copying off Jessica's spelling tests and lying about the rules of games. Read full book review >

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THE LITTLE DUMP TRUCK by Margery Cuyler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2009

"Construction trucks for the youngest set. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The titular little dump truck cheerily gives the youngest listeners the lowdown on its duties. Read full book review >

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THE BUMPY LITTLE PUMPKIN by Margery Cuyler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

In this holiday-themed retread of The Biggest, Best Snowman (1998), Little Nell once again "proves" (with plenty of help) that she's more capable than her two big sisters suppose. Read full book review >

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SKELETON HICCUPS by Margery Cuyler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"For all the hiccupping, this outing has a quiet feel not up to the standards of some of Cuyler's earlier books, but the right audience will enjoy its fun. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Who hasn't shared the aggravation of a whole day's worth of bone-rattling hiccups? Read full book review >

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THAT’S GOOD! THAT’S BAD! IN THE GRAND CANYON by Margery Cuyler
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"Stick with Remy Charlip's Fortunately (1984). (Picture book. 5-7)"
Cuyler flogs a one-trick pony in this uninspired sequel to 1991's That's Good! Read full book review >

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PRINCESS BESS GETS DRESSED by Margery Cuyler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2009

"A good choice for budding princesses both starry-eyed and sassy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A stylish young princess, weary of dressing à la mode, yearns for her favorite outfit. Read full book review >