Search Results: "Eli Wallach"


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THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND ME by Eli Wallach
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 9, 2005

"Selective but not sketchy, with vivid, valuable recollections of Broadway during its golden age."
Warm, ingratiating memoir of an acting career spanning 60 years. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"Far more than a summer romance, this is a tribute to those left behind. (Fiction. 11-15)"
Daniel (E.) Anderson looks back on the summer he fell in love and finally came to terms with his soldier brother's death. Read full book review >

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ELI, NO! by Katie Kirk
by Katie Kirk, illustrated by Katie Kirk
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Adult readers might want to suggest his family be in touch with the BadDog Trainers whose card appears on the opening spread; children will simply enjoy the havoc. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Geometric shapes, matte colors and few words tell the story of a beloved but not entirely trained pup. Read full book review >

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ELI REMEMBERS by Ruth Vander Zee
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"While its message is universally significant, its use will be most effective in introductory Holocaust discussions and curriculum. (Picture book. 12-15)"
On each Rosh Hashanah eve, Eli watches his great-grandmother light seven memorial candles, say a prayer and shed a tear over the blessing. Read full book review >

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ELI THE GOOD by Silas House
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Readers will want to keep an eye out for future works by this talented writer. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
The summer of 1976 was when ten-year-old Eli Book first knew his father, when he "first saw the war inching its way beneath his skin, behind his eyes." Read full book review >

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HILDE AND ELI by David A. Adler
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 15, 1994

"A sensitive but unsentimental account. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 8-12)"
Hilde Rosenzweig and Eli Lax were two of the 1.5 million Jewish children who were victims of the Nazi's ``Final Solution.'' Hilde was not yet ten when Hitler came to power in Germany and her happy childhood was disrupted as she and her family attempted to escape from Nazi persecution. Read full book review >

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THE ASCENT OF ELI ISRAEL by Jon Papernick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"At best, Papernick's tales are like modern Afghan rugs, tanks hidden amid the glorious patterns; at worst, they are sentimental, or simply tools to deliver hypnotic ethnic tidbits."
A first collection about the difficulties of the modern-day Promised Land—explored through contrasting mysticisms. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 22, 1996

"With plenty of twists and turns—and a cameo appearance by Doc Holliday—it's a real cowgirl triumph. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Colorful characterizations and high-spirited language carry this ripsnorting western. Read full book review >

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STILL SMALL VOICES by John Wallach
Released: March 28, 1989

Twelve scrupulously objective (perhaps too objective) portraits of contemporary Palestinians and Israelis—by the foreign-affairs editor of the Hearst newspapers (he) and a feature writer for the Washington Post Magazine (she). Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 14, 1992

"An informative study."
Extensive profiles of a dozen men and women who will probably play a role in any new Palestinian state, shedding light on how these leaders arrived at their divergent views on how to conduct the struggle for nationhood. Read full book review >

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STRANGE FIRE  by Tommy Wallach
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"A provocative novel of a society riven by subterfuge and zealotry. (Science fiction. 14-adult)"
Religion and science clash in a post-apocalyptic adventure. Read full book review >

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THANKS FOR THE TROUBLE by Tommy Wallach
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"An absorbing coming-of-age narrative about the power of connection. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A high school senior who hasn't spoken in five years meets a mysterious girl who claims to be a lot older than possible. Read full book review >