Search Results: "Deloris Jordan"


BOOK REVIEW

JORDAN by Mitchell Krugel
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1994

"Includes a handy listing of Jordan statistics and records, and some interesting basketball lore and history; but there's really little new here. (8 pages photos, not seen)"
Yet another book about the ``retired'' basketball superstar, this one with passages written as if by Jordan, from ``Michael's perspective,'' though not in his ``exact words.'' Krugel, a sportswriter for the Hammond (Ill.) Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Not likely to be a life-changing inspiration to any, save diehard Michael Jordan fans. (Picture book/biography. 4-7)"
Michael Jordan's mother returns for another story about her famous son's childhood. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL JORDAN by Roland Lazenby
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2014

"Studded with insights but unnecessarily long—though, given the continued aura of Jordan, likely to sell well."
An exhaustive—and exhausting—biography of the greatest player in NBA history. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2010

"An unsatisfactory execution for what was a lovely idea with an ideal author-and-artist pairing. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A baby is born and he will "always be loved with a love that knows no bounds." Read full book review >

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DID I TELL YOU I LOVE YOU TODAY? by Deloris Jordan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"In the manner of Guess How Much I Love You and other gentle evocations of parental and familial love, this is a tender read-aloud that might become an often-repeated bedtime ritual for the very young. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A mother tells her child all the ways she demonstrates her love as they experience the events of daily living. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL’S GOLDEN RULES by Deloris Jordan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 23, 2007

"Someone, somewhere, needs to think about some golden rules of writing for children. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Michael Jordan's mother and sister return with another story about his childhood, this one more didactic than Salt in His Shoes (2003). Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Put this next to the shoes, ball, and Bulls jersey under the tree. (Picture Book. 6-9)"
Mother and sister combine to tell of a sweet-natured family reminiscence based on the childhood of America's most famous athlete: the one and only Michael Jordan. Read full book review >

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CHASING JORDAN by Heidi W. Boehringer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 29, 2005

"A first novel as testimony to a mother's hell—without transcendence."
Motherhood sinks to an all-time low in Boehringer's bleak debut, set in the soulless suburbs of South Florida. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL JORDAN by Robert Lipsyte
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 30, 1994

"Kids are lucky to have Lipsyte writing on their side. (Biography. 10-14)"
According to New York Times sportswriter Lipsyte (Arnold Schwarzenegger, 1993, etc.), Michael Jordan is a master of timing not just in his game but in his whole involvement with basketball and advertising. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 20, 2002

"A chilling account."
From journalist Toth (Atlantic Monthly, Business Week, etc.), a disturbing story of a 14-year-old boy who axed to death his foster mother. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2008

"Hussein's legacy, Shlaim holds, is 'the possibility, at least, of peace in the Middle East,' toward which he contributed a share—indeed, a lion's share. A worthy biography."
A comprehensive, highly readable life of the well-known but much-overlooked Middle Eastern leader. Read full book review >