Search Results: "Eric Kahn Gale"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ZOO AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD by Eric Kahn Gale
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Beautiful and fully absorbing. (Fantasy . 8-12)"
The stuttering son of a famous explorer discovers a new ability that will change his life and his world forever. Read full book review >

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THE BULLY BOOK by Eric Kahn Gale
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 26, 2012

"A compelling and unusual look at a complex and intractable problem that succeeds admirably as story as well. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A meticulous anatomy of a bullying victim. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WIZARD'S DOG by Eric Kahn Gale
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"An ingenious and entirely credible (at least dog lovers will agree with this) twist on the familiar tale. (Fantasy. 10-13)"
A tardy corrective for previous versions of the legend of the Sword in the Stone—which leave out the dog. Read full book review >

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MISSING SENSES
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom

Cover Story: Secret Message

BFF Charm: Big Sister

Swoonworthy Scale: 5

Talky Talk: Real Talk

Bonus Factor: Friendships

Relationship Status: See You Later, Alligator

 

Cover Story: Secret Message

At first, I assumed that the Braille on the cover—side note: if the dots aren’t actually raised on the ...


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COLOR COMMENTARY
by Julie Danielson

I’ve always found it difficult to answer the what’s-your-favorite-color question, as the answer depends entirely on my mood. (I like deep blues for more contemplative times, but I need sunny yellow to help wake me in the mornings.)

Perhaps it’s even harder for artists to pick a favorite color. Is it like asking them to pick a favorite child? I ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"A well-written extension of the reach of reason in an area fraught with phobia and hysteria."
A leading expert in nuclear medicine and in dealing with the aftermath of nuclear disasters offers a basis for assessing the risks associated with radiation. Read full book review >

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IMAGINING MOLLY by Sharyn Gale
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 25, 2017

"A beautifully written and psychologically intelligent thriller."
In this novel, a mother desperately tries to find her abducted child—while receiving telepathic messages. Read full book review >

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MAGIC AND THE TERROR AT LOCH NESS by Gale  Gene
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 29, 2015

"Good characterization, but the adventures could have used more excitement."
On a trip to Scotland, an American teenager and his dog fight an otherworldly battle between good and evil in this YA adventure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRACE UNEXPECTED by Gale Martin
Released: July 2, 2012

"An entertaining light read."
College public-relations officer Grace Savage finds herself at the center of a love triangle in Martin's (Don Juan in Hankey, PA, 2011) zany romantic comedy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 23, 1999

"A reliable guide, then, to what is currently understood about nutritional supplements."
An easily understood reference to vitamin, mineral, and herbal supplements—what they are and how they work—that soundly emphasizes the need to hook up with a knowledgeable health care practitioner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"An intoxicating panoply of legends and heroes, surely one of the most solid and delightful sporting histories of recent times. (16 pages b&w photos) (Author tour)"
With spellbinding results, a writer better known for his immortal baseball books crosses over—both to another sport, boxing, and to another literary genre, the sprawling social history. Read full book review >

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A HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION IN 50 DISASTERS by Gale Eaton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 6, 2015

"A fascinating volume especially suited for browsing. (glossary, sources and additional resources, endnotes, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Kicking off the History in 50 series, this volume presents 50 stories about disasters that pitted "human civilization against the forces of nature." Read full book review >