Search Results: "H. Alan Day"


BOOK REVIEW

THE HORSE LOVER by H. Alan Day
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2014

"A fresh, occasionally biting report from the early days of a mustang sanctuary."
With the assistance of literary publicist and author Sneyd, rancher Day (co-author, with sister Sandra Day O'Connor: Lazy B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest, 2002, etc.) delivers a lively report of his four years tending 1,500 unadoptable wild mustangs. Read full book review >

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ALAN BURDICK
by Gregory McNamee

Time is fleeting. Time flies. There’s never enough of it. With apologies to Irma Thomas, the greatest interpreter of the song “Time Is On My Side,” it’s really not.

We modern humans are bound to clocks, to having to be particular places at particular moments, to occupying certain points of the space-time continuum at, well, certain points. But thus ...


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LEE ALAN DUGATKIN
by Gregory McNamee

It’s a story as old as humankind: Somewhere, one of our ancestors threw a bone out into the darkness beyond the campfire, a wolf snatched it up, and its grateful descendants transformed themselves into dogs for our companionship. The process, it’s been supposed, took thousands of years, millennia in which those fierce, lethal hunters of the northern forests evolved—or devolved ...


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5 MORE SCIENCE FICTION BOOKS JUMPING ON THE HOLLYWOOD ADAPTATION TRAIN
by John DeNardo

One of the great thrills of being a book lover is seeing your favorite book getting adapted for television and film. Hollywood routinely mines the pages of books for story ideas with increasing frequency. As well they should! The pages of science fiction books contain some of the most well-thought-out ideas of storytelling. Check out these books, which might be ...


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BOOK REVIEW

STALLING by Alan Katz
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 21, 2010

"Filled with joyful enthusiasm, zingy and contagious, this is one not-ready-for-bedtime story that will leave even super stallers in stitches. (Picture book. 3-7)"
It's time for bed, so what does Dan do? Read full book review >

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Frances Calderón de la Barca by Marion Hall Fisher
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 7, 2016

"A well-researched and engaging portrait of writer Fanny Calderón de la Barca."
A biography of the Scottish-born wife of a Spanish diplomat, known for her writings on life in 19th-century Mexico. Read full book review >

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CARL'S MASQUERADE by Alexandra Day
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 8, 1992

"Painted with more impressionistic freedom that others in the series, as befits the imaginative subject; fans will find Carl as sweet and his exploits as appealing as ever. (Picture book. 3+)"
This time the popular Rottweiler, baby on his back, follows his charge's parents to a costume ball where—among other imaginatively got-up people—they see a buxom lady dressed as the baby, complete with a model of Carl that she seems to be riding. Read full book review >

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CARL AT THE DOG SHOW by Alexandra Day
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"Carl and his concept are getting a bit long in the tooth, but fans of the series and Rottweiler owners will still find Carl a charming canine character. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Mischievous Madeleine and her canine companion, Carl the Rottweiler, attend a dog show in this latest entry in the long-running series. Read full book review >

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CARL'S BIRTHDAY by Alexandra Day
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 4, 1995

"Some of the pictorial cues in this episode are more acute than those in the earlier stories; they may need explaining to children under six. (Picture book. 4+)"
Carl, the smart Rottweiler, is five years old in this latest in the series of (almost) wordless books, in a new adventure with Madeleine, the little girl who is left in his charge. Read full book review >

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CARL MAKES A SCRAPBOOK by Alexandra Day
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Here's a laid-back and sentimental Carl, yet another appealing side of the Åber-hound. (First printing of 75,000) (Fiction/Picture book. All ages)"
Everyone's favorite rottweiler returns to the page. Read full book review >

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A MILLION MILES FROM BOSTON by Karen Day
ANIMALS
Released: April 5, 2011

"A pleasant but never compelling effort that captures the flavor of preteen-hood even if it misses the mark with its protagonist. (Fiction. 9-13)"
With sixth grade—and elementary school—finally over, Lucy is excited about summer. Read full book review >