Search Results: "Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard"


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FLOWER GIRL BUTTERFLIES by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

"But overall the effervescent, humorous quality of the illustrations successfully matches the warm mood of the festivities. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Sarah's aunt is getting married in this familiar story of a flower girl's performance anxiety; the cover depicting a beaming Sarah foreshadows a happy ending. Read full book review >

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LULA’S BIRTHDAY by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 2001

"This delicious story ends with the author's family recipe for One-Two-Three-Four Cake, leaving readers with a good taste in their mouths as well as in their minds. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Howard's great-aunt, Lulu, is the inspiration for this sweet book about a woman who is admired and loved by many. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 1993

"An attractive vignette. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Recalling her father's childhood, the author of Chita's Christmas Tree (1989) describes him waiting, with his little sister, for a train that will pass their home near Baltimore. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by Lisa Hilton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"Mildly revisionist, well-argued, and thoroughly satisfying."
There is no shortage of biographies of Britain's Elizabeth I (1533-1603), but readers should pay attention to this thoughtful, often ingenious account. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by Sarah Bradford
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 16, 1996

"No tabloid hype here, but this authoritative biography has enough revealing nuggets scattered through an otherwise flat narrative to keep a royal watcher enthralled. (17 color and 39 b&w photos) (Author tour)"
In the year of her 70th birthday, Elizabeth II of England comes under scrutiny as mother (not quite good enough), wife (better), and constitutional monarch (outstanding). Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by David Starkey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 2, 2000

"Reveals a livelier Liz: lovely, clever, wise, and—like all the other Tudors—possessed of the 'besetting sin' of 'rapacity.' (16 pp. color photos and illustrations)"
In brisk, bracing prose, a freelance historian follows England's first Queen Elizabeth from birth to the early days of her reign. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by John Guy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2016

"One of the best biographies of Elizabeth ever."
The Whitbread Award-winning author delivers an outstanding biography of Queen Elizabeth (1533-1603). Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"Moloney says she found her voice through writing her memoir; readers, however, may not be able to follow what she's saying."
Ex-nun Moloney's debut memoir chronicles a life bound by the expectations of others, turned around with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous, Jungian analysis and New Age spirituality. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by J. Randy Taraborrelli
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 29, 2006

"Overly worshipful, but you'd have to be quite jaded to be bored by this chronicle of a miniseries life."
Veteran diva-disher Taraborrelli, who has written about Cher, Madonna and Princess Grace, turns his pen on the silver screen starlet of the century. Read full book review >

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ELLA FITZGERALD by Tanya Lee Stone
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Readers will come away knowing much more about jazz history than they would have expected and will find it hard to stop reading about this fascinating woman. (source notes, bibliography, index, author's note) (Biography. 11+)"
Explaining that the story of her subject's life was often filled with misinformation, Stone uses extensive resources to set the record straight. Read full book review >