Search Results: "Eds. of YES Mag"


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FANTASTIC FEATS AND FAILURES by Eds. of YES Mag
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Thickly illustrated with bright color photos and lucid diagrams, this will be popular with casual browsers and all fans of large-scale human endeavor. (index) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
Paying tribute to the feats, and flops, of construction engineers, the editors of YES Magazine skim-profile more than 20 modern, large scale projects and disasters. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Including enough specific detail to keep young detectives engaged, and illustrated with a mix of photos and (largely decorative) cartoon artwork, these tales of science in action nicely complement Donna Jackson's Bone Detectives (1996) with new material. (index) (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
Slipping in a few extra entries and several doable science activities on the side, the editors of Canada's Yes Mag present a half-dozen modern mysteries solved by forensic science. Read full book review >

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ROBOTS by Editors of YES Mag
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"With breezy text, Woo's cartoon-like drawings interspersed with color photographs, plentiful text boxes and a new topic on nearly every two-page spread, this is sure to attract browsers as well as those with a more sustained curiosity about this engaging topic. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
This appealing introduction to the rapidly changing world of robots for middle-grade readers describes simply what they do, how they work, current uses and future prospects. Read full book review >

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THE AMAZING INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION by Eds. of YES Magazine
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

Lumping space travelers of the 16 participating nations together as "'nauts," the editors of Yes magazine take young readers on a tour of the International Space Station and introduce the three members of its first crew, while providing glimpses of daily routines and ongoing scientific work. Read full book review >

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YES by Josse Goffin
by Josse Goffin, illustrated by Josse Goffin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1993

"A quiet book with a unique, offbeat charm. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Belgian artist Goffin (OH!, 1991) brings his spare graphic style to an almost wordless book, with an amusing play on the theme of matching a child to the right parent. Read full book review >

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YEAR OF YES by Shonda Rhimes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2015

"Rhimes said 'yes' to sharing her insights. Following her may not land you on the cover of a magazine, but you'll be glad you did."
The queen of Thursday night TV delivers a sincere and inspiring account of saying yes to life. Read full book review >

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YES by Jez Alborough
by Jez Alborough, illustrated by Jez Alborough
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

In Alborough's third book for young children about Bobo, the young chimp says "yes," repeatedly, to taking a bath. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2000

"Readers who struggle through Sokal's essay will be relieved to find the rest of the book lucid, readable, and positively stimulating."
An academic trade hournal's account of a publishing hoax that shook the academy. Read full book review >