Search Results: "Fernette F. Eide"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 18, 2011

"Good advice and encouraging analysis for dyslexics, parents, teachers or anyone interested in the endless possibilities of the mind."
Groundbreaking theory for the positive potential of dyslexia. Read full book review >

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NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE: FORERUNNER TO AMERICAN HORROR
by Andrew Liptak

It’s almost a rite of passage in high school: your English teacher takes out Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic American novel The Scarlet Letter, and you, as a student, have to slog through the antiquated prose and story for several weeks. Friends and family don’t remember the book fondly, but recently, I’ve begun to understand just how critical The Scarlet Letter and ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ZOO STATION by Christiane F.
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 2, 2013

"Disturbing but compelling. (Memoir. 14 & up)"
An eloquent memoir of teen drug abuse from 1970s Berlin retains a contemporary feel in a new translation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

R IS FOR ROBOT by Adam F. Watkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 26, 2014

"Gadget-minded kids will get a kick out of guessing what sounds come next. (Alphabet book. 5-9)"
The key to this alphabet book is the word "noisy" in the subtitle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MEADOWLANDS by Thomas F. Yezerski
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"A spectacular offering nevertheless. (author's note, selected bibliography, websites) (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
Once a vast wetlands west of New York City, home to Native Americans and extensive wildlife, New Jersey's Meadowlands was diked and drained by early European settlers and later developed and trashed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEASTLY BRAINS by Nancy F. Castaldo
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"The book's high-interest topic is ill-served by its execution. (resources, glossary, source notes, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 12-14)"
An exploration of animal intelligence. Read full book review >