Search Results: "Elisabeth Schlossberg"


BOOK REVIEW

ON THE WAY TO KINDERGARTEN by Virginia Kroll
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"For toddlers, each of the cub's successes is something to aim for, and older kids can applaud how far they have come themselves. (Picture book. 3-5)"
This cute-as-a-button cub has achieved a lot on his way to kindergarten. Read full book review >

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ADIÓS, TRICYCLE by Susan Middleton Elya
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2009

"The undifferentiated suburban setting and the portrayal of the main character as a little piggy instead of a Hispanic child, which the text suggests, does not, however, offer a clear connection between his bilingualism and his ethnic background. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The troubles of a little one not ready to give away his tricycle and the tricks he plays to hide it at his parents' yard sale will charm young children even as the story introduces them to such concepts as growing up, money and markets and the joy of sharing and giving. Read full book review >

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WHERE ARE YOU HIDING, GOD? by Elisabeth  Zartl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 14, 2017

"While the message that God is all around, especially in nature, is clear, other books have made that point much more clearly and beautifully; Kathy-jo Wargin's series of seasonal alphabet books comes to mind. (Picture book/religion. 2-6)"
A young girl learns to find God in the smallest of things. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A FRIEND FOR BO by Elisabeth Zuniga
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"Charming and sweet. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A lonely little rabbit desperately chooses a very unusual friend. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Sixties in Black and White by Elisabeth Stevens
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 24, 2016

"These line drawings create a spirited monument to a rocky era in American history."
A debut book offers a collection of drawings from the artist's time working at various magazines. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MONOOSOOK VALLEY by Elisabeth Hyde
Released: March 10, 1989

A youngish widow, working mother of two, finds love (maybe) and dope (kind of) in 1971 New England: a limp second novel from the author of Her Native Colors (1986). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOR THE LOVE OF A DOG by Rose Elisabeth
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2001

"A heartfelt tribute to animals and their extraordinary ability to love, learn, and teach."
A memoir by novelist Rose (Body Sharer's, 1993) of the dogs she has known and loved—a celebration both of the animals themselves and of the lessons she learned from them. Read full book review >

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THE MARIGOLD MAFIA by Elisabeth Bastion
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 15, 2009

"Bastion (No Just Desserts, 2004) supplies strained similes and precious/annoying dialogue in lieu of adequate plotting."
Organic gardening is hazardous to a public-relations executive's health. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WANDERLUST by Elisabeth Eaves
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2011

"Detailed chronicle of exploits that grow tiresome and blasé, reflecting the author's own weariness."
A youthful, meandering journey of self-discovery through travel and love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Cuckoo Clock - New York by Elisabeth Marrion
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2015

"An intriguing, if sometimes confusing, sideways glance at historical elements, such as Kindertransport, immigration via Ellis Island, and the bombardment of England."
In this third volume of her Unbroken Bonds series, Marrion (Liverpool Connection, 2014, etc.) again uses fictionalized family history as a window onto major events surrounding World War II.Read full book review >