Search Results: "Elisa Nader"


BOOK REVIEW

ESCAPE FROM EDEN by Elisa  Nader
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 18, 2013

"Gripping. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
In a harrowing and often disturbing adventure, two teen members of an exploitative cult try fleeing to safety. Read full book review >

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Seven Universal Principles and the Seventh Sense by Nader Butto
NON-FICTION
Released: April 24, 2015

"Bursting with information, this intriguing, if uneven, book delivers a wealth of scientific and spiritual subjects for readers to ponder."
Butto (Unified Integrative Medicine, 2014, etc.) offers a treatise on the overlapping worlds of science and healing. Read full book review >

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THE FRIENDSHIP WISH by Elisa Kleven
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Although it may not be eventful enough for the masses, this quiet story could be just right for a preschooler who is about to begin school, has just moved or is shy about meeting new peers. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Dreams of angels help the new dog in the neighborhood make friends. Read full book review >

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WELCOME HOME, MOUSE by Elisa Kleven
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 28, 2010

"Kleven's inspiring words and her paint, ink and cut-paper art burst with the same kind of joyous creativity displayed by Stanley. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Every word and brush stroke is spot-on in this luminous celebration of creativity, conservation and compassion. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 30, 1970

"All together, there is relatively little material on the car itself and one gets the impression that it's assembled in not too sturdy a fashion, but then the Nader name and consumer-directed good intentions assure a certain market where it will do well."
With the help of (i.e. based on) letters from 4000 irate owners of a shiny new buggy which is bugged, the authors (Mr. Nader, one of his associates and a lawyer) have itemized what a car should have, raised taillights, or be, white or yellow rather than red or black. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Less a new conversation than a restatement of an older agenda."
Third-party presidential contender and environmental activist Nader (Getting Steamed to Overcome Corporatism, 2011, etc.) offers "an attempt to start a new conversation about our problems." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BREAKING THROUGH POWER by Ralph Nader
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"In an era of political gridlock, Nader argues, mostly convincingly, that a 'left/right alliance' can get the country back on track."
Another populist manifesto from the veteran political activist and anti-corporate consumer advocate. Read full book review >

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A CAROUSEL TALE by Elisa Kleven
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"Kleven's playful, light-infused collages sing and dance on the pages like the carousel in springtime. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Ernst, the endearing blue crocodile (Ernst, 1989, etc.), reappears in this joyous, childlike tale that celebrates the power of the creative imagination to transform the broken into something new, wonderful and whole. Read full book review >

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SUN BREAD by Elisa Kleven
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2001

"Though not an especially riveting story, the richly detailed illustrations, with the promise of an accompanying activity, hold alchemy of their own. (Picture book 4-7)"
The winter winds are whipping through the village, leaving everyone cold and disheartened—and the baker decides to change all that with a loaf of bread. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LION AND THE LITTLE RED BIRD by Elisa Kleven
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1992

"Enchanting. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little red bird meets a lion and wonders why the end of his tail is a different color each day. Read full book review >