Search Results: "Edward A. Taub"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

Balance is achieved here with a sound diet, a doable exercise program, and stress reduction strategies—all sensible and clearly presented. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 12, 1990

Stinging, sorrowful, lucid account of China's last ten years, by the recent New York Times Beijing correspondent. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY MATH by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"A solid foundation for beginners or re-teaching tool for those who are struggling. (Math picture book. 6-10)"
Adler and Miller have once again turned out a thorough explanation of a math concept in a neat package (Fractions, Decimals, and Percents, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >

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FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, AND PERCENTS by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2010

"Both straightforward and bouncy, a successful primer on parts. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Adler and Miller easefully tackle yet another aspect of mathematics with clear explanations and graphic interpretations that extend the topic of an earlier book of theirs, Working with Fractions (2007). Read full book review >

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LET'S ESTIMATE by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2017

"There are a few arid patches and some illustration-audience mismatch, but the value—and enjoyment—of rounding and estimating courses through it. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Estimating and rounding: two great, everyday mathematical tools. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: June 28, 2016

"An absolute must for any Star Trek fan."
"Boldly go where no man has gone before": the oral history of the Star Trek franchise. Read full book review >

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MONEY MADNESS by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2009

"Miller's flat, digital artwork is solid throughout, providing a cheery Uncle Sam as a guide with simple stylized images set to swaths of yeasty color, flowing easily with the narrative and surprisingly emotive. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
If there is one thing that makes the Dismal Science a shade less dismal, it's money, as in currency. Read full book review >

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BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"Taub's solid narrative account of one brief shining hour in Motown history attests to the fact that where there's a will in heavy industry, there's generally a way. (Twenty b&w photographs- -not seen.)"
A workmanlike reconstruction of how Ford Motor Co. managed to build and sell a successful mid-size family sedan called the Taurus at a time when the parent organization was in serious financial difficulties. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 27, 2014

"Meticulously argued and guaranteed to raise the blood pressure of the average American taxpayer."
A business law expert shines a pitiless light on the subprime mortgage meltdown that kicked off the Great Recession. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FUN WITH ROMAN NUMERALS by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2008

"Comprehensive, readable and understandable, with a concrete activity, this is the resource for teachers. (Informational picture book. 7-12)"
This team once again hits a home run with their latest math title (Working with Fractions, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >