Search Results: "Deborah Schneider Kraut"


BOOK REVIEW

I'm Never, Ever Wrong...but Sometimes I Can Be! by Deborah Schneider Kraut
Released: July 19, 2012

"Modern, colorful illustrations and a fun tale ensure that this message never becomes too preachy."
A rhyming picture book that deals with self-esteem in children. Read full book review >

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THE MEANEST BIRTHDAY GIRL by Josh Schneider
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 7, 2013

"A gift of a book for new readers. (Early reader. 6-9)"
Little Dana needs big lessons in kindness more than any birthday present—unless a present can teach her something, that is. Read full book review >

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WILKY THE WHITE HOUSE COCKROACH by Howie Schneider
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"The illustrations are typical Schneider, though less energetic than Chewy Louie (2000), but this might be a fun diversion for a middle-grade civics unit. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Wilky lives with his large family in Oscar's Pizza Palace in Washington, D.C., but he longs for adventures like those of his ill-fated Uncle Julius (now a stain on the wall). Read full book review >

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BEAUTIFUL INEZ by Bart Schneider
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2005

"Too talky by half, and the pensive, sometimes gloomy atmosphere, though well suited to the San Francisco fog, won't appeal to readers in need of cheering up. Still, Schneider spins a good yarn—and he knows his Mendelsohn."
It's 1962. The world is about to change, and Inez Roseman can't wait for it to do so—or to check out of its travails. Read full book review >

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BROTHER OF SLEEP by Robert Schneider
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 26, 1995

"With unflagging passion and extraordinary inventiveness, Schneider has created a pathetic, brutal, symbolic, wonderful, historic, appalling—in a word, human—world. (A German film based on the novel will be released at Cannes in May)"
In a widely translated European hit, first-time Austrian novelist Schneider tells the tale, brilliantly, of a backward peasant village and the great musical genius who's born there to blush unseen. Read full book review >

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NOT A HAPPY CAMPER by Mindy Schneider
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2007

"A sweetly humorous fugitive from the Young Adult category, playing dress-up for nostalgic adults."
The memoir Bill Cosby might have written if he were a clever Jewish girl from suburban New Jersey sent to summer camp in the Maine woods. Read full book review >

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THE MAN IN THE BLIZZARD by Bart Schneider
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"A treat for the '60s-survivor and postmodern-ironic sets, nicely bookending Roger Simon's 1973 novel The Big Fix."
Cheech and Chong met Chandler in a hazy whodunit by literary editor Schneider (Beautiful Inez, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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BETWEEN THE DRAGON AND THE EAGLE by Mical Schneider
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 15, 1997

"In short, this is history brought joyfully to life. (Fiction. 11-14)"
The fictionalized backbone of this engaging and informative first novel in the Adventures in Time series is the journey, 2,000 years ago, of a single bolt of blue silk from China to Rome. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2006

"A you-are-there enterprise in the Steven Ambrose vein, full of surprising turns and not a few ironies."
Talk about a bad trip: Four would-be conquerors wander across some of North America's most difficult country for eight years, and they don't even find gold to make up for their troubles. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 31, 2012

"A user-friendly pocket guide for anyone unexpectedly at the mercy of Mother Nature."
After receiving weather queries from fans of her intensive weather analyses, CNN meteorologist Schneider addresses many critical dilemmas in an easy-to-read preventative guidebook. Read full book review >