Search Results: "Ezra Fields-Meyer"


BOOK REVIEW

E-MERGENCY by Tom Lichtenheld
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Definitely not a beginner's ABC book, but the visual and print punnery will have elementary kids (and adults) guessing and laughing. (Alphabet picture book. 7-10)"
Help! The letter E has fallen (down the stairs) and can't get up! Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 6, 2011

"Determinedly upbeat, the author depicts parenting with grace and every child as a gift."
A father celebrates his son's differences and advises others on how to view autism as a parallel journey rather than a restrictive label. Read full book review >

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UNIQUELY HUMAN by Barry M. Prizant
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"A truly impactful, necessary book."
A remarkable new approach to autism. Read full book review >

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TAD AND DAD by David Ezra Stein
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 21, 2015

"Caldecott honoree Stein makes another splash with this charming duo. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A tadpole and his father spend their days together amicably, but when Dad tries to tuck his son in for the night, things do not go as planned. Read full book review >

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LOVE, MOUSERELLA by David Ezra Stein
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Sometimes snail mail is just better. Here's proof. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Bestrewing lined sheets with crayon drawings, Polaroids, smudges, a ketchup packet (not a real one) and other signs of affection, a mouseling writes a newsy love note to her Grandmouse. Read full book review >

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MAGGIE AND THE PIRATE by Ezra Jack Keats
Released: May 1, 1979

"Still, after some of his recent, more somber-looking picture books, it is cheering to see the sun come out in these blurry, rainbow-colored pages."
Unlike Keats' city slums, this palm-treed, riverside shantytown has a ramshackle insouciance. Read full book review >

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Let Your Light So Shine by T. Fields
NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2011

"A passionate sermon on the pervasiveness of love in Christian teaching and its overwhelming importance in Christian life."
A short manual about the theory and practice of Christian love. Read full book review >

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The New E.A.T. and Be Healthy by Judy Fields
Released: Dec. 19, 2012

"A fine diet and exercise manual, enlivened by the author's take on body-image issues."
In her second diet book, Fields (E.A.T. and Be Healthy, 1991), a longtime registered dietician and fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, offers standard weight-loss techniques, along with some of her own innovations. Read full book review >

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Death in Twilight by Jason Fields
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2013

"A commendable detective story and an immaculate survivor's tale of the Nazi regime."
In Fields' debut historical detective novel, a Jewish smuggler's investigation into a ghetto police officer's murder in Nazi-occupied Poland exposes him to the horrors of the Holocaust. Read full book review >

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SCRATCHGRAVEL ROAD by Tricia Fields
Released: March 5, 2013

"As in Fields' Tony Hillerman Prize-winning debut (The Territory, 2011): carefully integrated red herrings, a tinge of romance and dead-on descriptions of West Texas weather—oppressive heat, weeklong downpours and earth-obliterating mudslides."
Welcome to West Texas, where a nuclear plant is being dismantled, a young lady takes a walk in the desert in 104-degree heat, and a corpse is dumped along the route usually favored by drug mules and coyotes. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"A solid but not groundbreaking chronicle of women's long, excruciating fights for laughs."
The struggle to do stand-up comedy while female. Read full book review >