Search Results: "Faith McNulty"


BOOK REVIEW

HOW WHALES WALKED INTO THE SEA by Faith McNulty
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Although the text appears entirely in uppercase, which fussily detracts from the clear, accessible writing, this is an exceptional title. (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-12)"
Solid science writing and appealing acrylic, watercolor, and chalk illustrations combine to convincingly tell the incredible story of how a furry, four-legged land creature, the mesonychid, evolved into the modern whale. Read full book review >

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ORPHAN by Faith McNulty
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1992

"A charming vignette. (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
A New Yorker writer with several children's books about wildlife to her credit describes adopting an unweaned ``chuck'' found near her Rhode Island home, raising him, and then returning him to the wild. Read full book review >

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IF YOU DECIDE TO GO TO THE MOON by Faith McNulty
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"A powerful, playful tribute to the minutiae and magnificence of space exploration. (Picture book. 7-10)"
Many dream of exploring outer space, but this wonderfully engaging guide to space travel walks young readers through the adventure, starting with what to pack on the rocket ship: "Peanut butter, apples, and cake will taste good in space." Read full book review >

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A SNAKE IN THE HOUSE by Faith McNulty
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"Leave That Cricket Be,'' Alan Lee (1993). (Picture book. 3-8)"
On ``a sweet morning in May,'' a boy catches a snake (``small, no bigger around than a pencil'') and takes it home, where it escapes and makes its way from one hiding place to another, evading the cat and subsisting on an occasional ``dry and bitter'' spider until it happens into an outgoing basket and gets back to its pond. Read full book review >

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FAITH by Jody Houser
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: July 5, 2016

"You go, girl. (Graphic fantasy. 12 & up)"
Fat and fierce superhero Zephyr—aka Faith Herbert—leaves the Harbinger Resistance to fly solo. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A useful if occasionally preachy introduction, this book would benefit from the inclusion of more specific details, including holidays and eating customs. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
To encourage tolerance, the photographer/authors want to help children understand similarities among Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Read full book review >

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FAITH by C. Michael Curtis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2003

"A mixed bag: Curtis hits all the representative groups, but his particular selections or omissions—where, for example are Graham Greene, Flannery O'Connor, John Cheever, and Peter De Vries?—are an invitation to debate."
Twenty-four stories touching on faith, God, and religion. Read full book review >

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FAITH by Len Deighton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 4, 1995

A warmed-over Bernard Samson (Spy Sinker, 1990, etc.) thriller that is sorely lacking violence, action, sex, bad guys, espionage, and high technology. Read full book review >

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FAITH by Jennifer Haigh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2011

"Haigh deals with complex moral issues in subtle ways, and her narrative is beautifully, sometimes achingly poignant."
A non-sensationalized novel about an inherently sensational event—the abuse of an 8-year-old boy by a priest. Read full book review >

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FAITH by Maya Ajmera
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"This introduction to world religions deserves a wide audience. (Picture book/religion. 3-10)"
This impeccably designed introduction to spiritual practices around the world provides a superb way to show children that there are many means of expressing religious faith. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WHEREABOUTS OF ENEAS McNULTY by Sebastian Barry
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"One of the best novels out of Ireland in many a year."
Another Irishman's reimagining of classical epic'some 75 years after Joyce's Ulysses—gives impressive depth and pathos to this first novel from the versatile writer best known for his recent play The Steward of Christendom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FROM FAITH TO FAITH by M. Lyn Walker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 22, 2013

"Inspiring stories of people saving one another from physical and spiritual peril."
Two novellas about losing and finding God in unlikely ways. Read full book review >