Search Results: "Elizabeth A. Fenn"


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NON-FICTION
Released: March 11, 2014

"An excellent contribution to the truth telling of the American Indian story."
A nonpolemical, engaging study of a once-thriving Indian nation of the American heartland whose origins and demise tell us much about ourselves. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"An excellent study that complicates the heroic portrayal of the Revolution."
A pox-centric history of the American Revolution. Read full book review >

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FLIGHT RISK by Jennifer Fenn
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 18, 2017

"Too much time on the tarmac, not enough time in the air. (Fiction. 12-18)"
A teenage boy with attention issues tries to escape his small town in Washington by stealing and crashing small planes from local airfields. Read full book review >

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OVERTURNING WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS by Elizabeth A. Murray
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2015

"A chilling exposé. (Nonfiction. 13-18)"
So very rarely is anything perfect, but when the legal process malfunctions, the result can be the horror of unjust incarceration. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A serviceable introduction both to this CSI-related field and to the relevant human anatomy. (index, bibliography, sources for more information) (Nonfiction. 11-14)"
How does science work to identify corpses of the unknown? Read full book review >

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GOING THE DISTANCE by Elizabeth A. Finley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 11, 2014

"Wholesome but unfulfilling."
In this debutromance, a middle-aged woman and a much younger playboy gain physical and mental health on a bike ride across the U.S. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 2013

"The prose is sometimes sluggish and the recommendations perhaps quixotic, but the portrait of the university features stark lines and alarming colors."
How a large Midwestern state university (unnamed in this longitudinal study) does little to help young women move upward or outward from their working- and middle-class backgrounds. Read full book review >

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AVIATRIXES
by Leila Roy

Her birthday, the day she died, the day she first realized she wanted to fly—if we tried, I’m sure that we could make any day into Bessie Coleman day. But today is an especially good pick, because ninety-six years ago, on June 15, 1921, Bessie Coleman earned her pilot’s license—the first African American woman, as well as the first woman ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 22, 1989

While young frog-fanciers will enjoy the colorful, often odd-looking frogs illustrated here, they may be less enthusiastic about the text, which is at times puzzling, redundant, or imprecise: "Frogs are a marvelous, amazing part of our marvelous amazing world. . ." Read full book review >

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GLIMPSES...NOW I CAN SEE by Elizabeth A. Roberts
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 21, 2015

"Several exquisitely told tales that will touch even the most hard-nosed readers."
A debut memoir by a former professor that doesn't gloss over painful moments in her life. Read full book review >

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SPILL THE WINE AND TAKE THAT PEARL
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for The Pearl Thief (Code Name Verity #0.5) by Elizabeth Wein

Cover Story: Go On, Take The Money and Run
BFF Charm: Yay!
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: I Capture the Castle
Bonus Factors: Crumbling Aristocracy, Sweet Ride, History’s Mysteries
Relationship Status: It’s Like Being In Love, Discovering Your Best Friend

Cover Story: Go On, Take The ...


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