Search Results: "Debora L. Spar"


BOOK REVIEW

WONDER WOMEN by Debora L. Spar
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"A wise, worthy companion to Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In (2013)."
Barnard College president Spar (The Baby Business: How Money, Science, and Politics Drive the Commerce of Conception, 2006 etc.) uses her experiences of the feminist revolution of the 1960s as a scaffold for evaluating the situation of young women today. Read full book review >

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GOOSEBUMPS
by Leila Roy

When sleep finally comes, I sink into a murky world of shadows. There is a tunnel before me, with bright light in the distance. The ground rumbles. White fog surrounds me. My heart is pounding. Something is coming, but I do not know what, and only feel its presence, a terrible shadow that slithers along the ground, leaving a trail ...

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BOOK REVIEW

BIG CITY SONG by Debora Pearson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2006

"Bound to bring joy and laughter to the very young. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Reed illustrates the jumble of sounds on a typical urban day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Paradise Recovered by Timothy Spar
ROMANCE
Released: Aug. 12, 2016

"A funny, heartwarming introduction to a heaven-watched town."
A widower and widow, both pastors touched by tragedy, find new love and faith together in this first of a planned angel-themed romance series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MEANEST GIRL by Debora Allie
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"Allie has a keen grasp on real kids' speech and behavior, and preteen girls should eat this up. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Popular and a good student, sixth-grader Alyssa thought she had life all figured out. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Not the last word on either artist's creations, but a valuable and timely revision of standard wisdom about the first phase of Modernist art. (198 illustrations, 147 in color)"
A reconsideration of religious elements in the work of van Gogh and Gauguin, who lived together in the French provincial town of Arles for a brief but productive period in both their careers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LEO’S TREE by Debora Pearson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

"A tried-and-true theme, pleasantly iterated. (Picture book. 3-5)"
In a sort of prequel to The Giving Tree, Leo's father plants a "scratchy, branchy" linden in the yard to mark Leo's birth. Read full book review >

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ALPHABEEP by Debora Pearson
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

Pearson takes fledgling readers out for a spin with this alphabet of trucks and traffic signs. Read full book review >

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MISTAKEN IDENTITY by L L Eadie
Released: Aug. 25, 2013

"An insightful but also fun tale about a young celebrity taking charge of her life."
Sixteen-year-old Tuesday Greenwood is a teen rock star in Eadie's young-adult debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SO, SO HOOD by L.  Divine
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2011

"Though a few elements seem hastily put together (the same one-liner about the incriminating photo appears twice, for instance), this is a solid installment in Jayd's saga. (discussion guide) (Fiction. 12-16)"
In the 14th volume of Divine's wildly popular Drama High series, newly initiated voodoo priestess Jayd Jackson begins her senior year. Read full book review >