Search Results: "David A. Hamburg"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"A solidly researched, nonconfrontational analysis that presents the facts and holds up solutions as a challenge to our democratic society."
A sweeping overview of the institutions, programs, and social trends that affect how America's children grow up. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINTER by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"The labels may prove more distracting than illuminating, but this isn't quite the usual sort of stop on the well-worn seasonal round. (Pop-up picture book. 3-5)"
A quick, season-centered look-about from a master of paper engineering. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2007

"Without some learned commentary, the general theme is likely to pass over the heads of children (not to mention many grown-ups), but all of the movement and color here create a riveting visual experience. (Novelty. 6-8, adult)"
Carter's third set of large-scale, knock-your-socks-off pop-up abstracts (following One Red Dot, 2005, and Blue 2, 2006) takes a quick tour through modern art, celebrating jazz and visual spontaneity, as well as paying specific tribute to Mondrian and the Fauves. Read full book review >

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COLONEL THEODORE ROOSEVELT by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A valuable addition to the presidential-biography shelf. (Biography. 10-14)
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An absorbing portrait of an iconic president known as much for his adventurous nature as his robust political life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FREDERICK DOUGLASS by David A. Adler
BIOGRAPHY
Released: July 15, 2010

"An important resource, despite flaws. (timeline, source notes, bibliography, picture credits, index) (Nonfiction. 10 & up)"
Adler reports the life and times of the noted abolitionist in an attractive volume following an earlier treatment for younger readers (A Picture Book of Frederick Douglass, illustrated by Samuel Byrd, 1993). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FAT BOY MURDERS by David A. Kaufelt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1993

"A cluttered suburban cozy—first of a new series by Kaufelt (Souvenir, 1983, etc.)—for fans of David Willis McCullough's Ziza Todd stories."
Years ago, the Fat Boys—a not-so-secret society in a Waggs Neck Harbor (Long Island) Catholic high school—asserted their masculinity by tormenting sensitive Jackson Hall. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION

"A helpful guide to the financial basics for business owners."
Duryee (The Business Owner's Guide to Achieving Financial Success, 1994) provides financial and leadership advice for owners of moving and storage companies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 26, 2012

"Clearly explains how Christian employers can stay within the bounds of the law while also meeting the requirements of their faith."
Robinson's concise guide to preventing employment discrimination lawsuits suggests developing business practices that accord with the Christian faith. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 5, 2014

"A personal look at the disintegration of the Soviet Union, experienced through the eyes of an occasionally callow, but always likable, young man."
An affecting coming-of-age memoir looking at life in the Soviet Union at a time of political and social change by American debut author Kalis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 2, 2013

"Stockman forcefully conveys enormous amounts of knowledge, but some assertions will be found to be contentious."
Former Michigan congressman and budget director for the Reagan administration Stockman (The Triumph of Politics: The Inside Story of the Reagan Revolution, 1986) tells "the real story [of]…how the nation's conservative party fostered the great fiscal breakdown now upon the land, and got away with it." Read full book review >