Search Results: "Eds. of YES Magazine"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"For lap-sit partners who aren't yet up to meatier collections, such as Mary Ann Hoberman's You Read to Me, I'll Read to You (2001), this makes a perfect way to promote reading as a participatory, social act. (Collection. 4-6)"
Aimed at parents with children who are just toddling into literacy, this collection of reprints from Nick Jr. offers 11 short poems or domestic episodes that lend themselves to shared reading. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"The best works of the year, cherry-picked and suitably delicious. The only quibble: Of 17 writers featured, only three are female."
Uniformly excellent collection of the winners and finalists of this year's National Magazine Awards. 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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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"A brilliant compilation."
Another year, another exemplary collection of the finest magazine writing in the United States. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 6, 2011

"From serious to sublime, there's a bounty of periodical perfection here."
More reliably solid, educational reading material awarded by the American Society of Magazine Editors. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"Significance and relevance delivered by way of superlative prose and keen journalistic investigation."
Consistent excellence distinguishes this annual series, and while all 20 selections are brilliant in their own right, the most contemporary ones steal the show. Read full book review >

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HOAXED! by YES! Magazine
by YES! Magazine, illustrated by Howie Woo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A short glossary and index complete the appealing package. (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
Piltdown man, Richard Meinertzhagen the light-fingered bird collector, "Stone Age" Tasaday in the Philippines, crop circles in England, cold fusion energy and UFOs in Roswell, N.M., are the fakes and mistakes described in this lively introduction to fraud in science. Read full book review >