Search Results: "Durga Yael Bernhard"


BOOK REVIEW

JUST LIKE ME, CLIMBING A TREE by Durga Yael Bernhard
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 24, 2015

"Not much here to make kids run out and climb a tree. (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
Children climb trees around the world to play, make discoveries, see what they can see and maybe pick a tasty treat. Read full book review >

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THE DREIDEL THAT WOULDN'T SPIN by Martha Seif Simpson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"A sweet original tale with a timeless, though not holiday-specific message (Picture book. 5-7)"
A child's innocent appreciation for life's small wonders transforms a shopkeeper's business attitude during the busy selling season of Hanukkah. Read full book review >

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GREEN BIBLE STORIES FOR CHILDREN by Tami Lehman-Wilzig
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A credible, ethical approach to teaching environmental science and responsibility under a Judaic umbrella. (Religion. 5-9)"
An environmental theme unites nine Jewish bible stories enhanced with a variety of science and nature activities. Read full book review >

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BERNHARD by Yoel Hoffmann
Released: Oct. 29, 1998

"Not an easy read, but a further persuasive illustration of the genius of one of Israel's finest contemporary writers."
Emotional intensity and a powerful sense of the fragility and impermanence of both the physical body and the social fabric are the distinguishing features of this 1991 novel by the Israeli author (Katschen & The Book of Joseph, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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TO AND FRO FAST AND SLOW by Durga Bernhard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Unfortunately, Bernhard's second foray into the world of opposites is less successful than her first (Earth, Sky, Wet, Dry, 2000). (Picture book. 3-7)"
Balancing city and country scenes, this is a collection of opposites, both stated and unstated. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 1994

Watakame loves to work. Read full book review >

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EAGLES by Emery Bernhard
ANIMALS
Released: March 15, 1994

"An excellent introduction. (Nonfiction. 6-10)"
Like the Bernhards' Ladybug and Dragonfly, a succinct yet surprisingly comprehensive portrayal of an interesting species. Read full book review >

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DRAGONFLY by Emery Bernhard
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 15, 1993

"Glossary. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 4-9)"
In the same format as their Ladybug (1992), the Bernhards present another interesting and useful insect. Read full book review >

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HOW SNOWSHOE HARE RESCUED THE SUN by Emery Bernhard
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 15, 1993

Retold from a Siberian tale included in James Riordan's The Sun Maiden and the Crescent Moon, a story incorporating the theme of a small animal completing a mission where his powerful neighbors have failed. Read full book review >

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THE WAY OF THE WILLOW BRANCH by Emery Bernhard
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1996

"The overall effect is serene but cool, distancing even to those who appreciate the idea behind the book. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The eventful journey of a willow branch that is snapped from a tree in a storm. Read full book review >

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SPOTTED EAGLE AND BLACK CROW by Emery Bernhard
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 1993

"More serious than many of the recent editions of Native American stories; a fine contribution. (Folklore/Picture book. 6-12)"
A heroic tale of two warriors. Read full book review >