Search Results: "Dan Green"


BOOK REVIEW

TEETH, LIES & CONSEQUENCES by Dan Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 2016

"A World War II and postwar thriller driven by one dentist's fateful decisions, made to protect his family."
A Jewish dentist battles his way through the Holocaust, the Intifada, and the lingering presence of Nazis. Read full book review >

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U.S. PRESIDENTS by Basher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Like Hanoch Piven's What Presidents Are Made Of (2004), more a quick novelty than a reliable source of information or enlightenment. (foldout poster) (Collective biography. 10-13)"
Each of the "Oval Office All-Stars" steps up for a brief say in Basher's newest cartoon gallery—a rare break from his usual STEM topics (Technology: A Byte-Sized World!, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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STATES AND CAPITALS by Dan Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 22, 2014

"Chatty, formulaic, superficial—and dispensable, as the content is neither reliable nor systematic. (index, glossary). (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
Sprouting bodies and grins, the states introduce themselves alphabetically in this Basher History gallery. Read full book review >

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TECHNOLOGY by Dan Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 17, 2012

"A quick skim; flashy though not particularly nourishing. (foldout poster) (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
More hip pop-art science from Basher and Green, though here the collaborators may have "bytten" off more than they can chew. Read full book review >

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CLAWS by Dan Greenburg
ADVENTURE
Released: June 27, 2006

"Solid book bait. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Fourteen-year-old Cody is not afraid of anything. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 1997

"For children making the transition to chapter books, this is readable fare, nothing more. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Zack, a boy with a propensity for supernatural experiences, and his friend Spencer, learn from a '60s-era book how to have an out-of-body experience. Read full book review >

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HUMAN BODY FACTORY by Dan Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 17, 2012

"Terrific for classrooms and recreational browsing, this information-packed effort will also appeal to puzzle lovers and those that savor complex illustrations. (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
Take an eye-catching journey through the human body, examining various organs and systems. Read full book review >

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DINOSAURS by Dan Green
by Dan Green, illustrated by Basher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Green supplies plenty of grist for the dino-mill; Basher's formulaic visuals, not so much. (index) (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
The umpteenth volume of Basher Basics features a representative assortment of dinosaurs and dino-cousins strutting their stuff. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WEIRD PLANET #1 by Dan Greenburg
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2006

"Not quite Zack Files quality, but a step up from Greenburg's other current series, Secrets of Dripping Fang. (Science fiction. 8-10)"
A varna if ever there was one, Klatu crashes the family spaceship on a strange planet (we call it "Earth"), sees his little sister, Ploo, captured by bumbling soldiers from a certain secret Nevada military base and, "disguised" in severely dorky human clothes, he careens off to the rescue in a stolen pizza delivery truck with his brother Lek. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG SANTA by Dan Greenburg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

Santa wasn't always a fat old man; here at last is the story of his youth and early career. Read full book review >