Search Results: "H.M. Ehrlich"


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DANCING CLASS by H.M. Ehrlich
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2001

"This charming title will leap off the shelves and straight into the hands of all those little girls (and their moms and grandmas) with dreams of dance recitals and pretty pink tutus. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Stage mommies can offer a bit of bibliotherapy to budding baby ballerinas with this delightful introduction to ballet class, the second collaboration between Ehrlich and Rader (Dr. Duck, 2000). Read full book review >

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GOTCHA, LOUIE! by H.M. Ehrlich
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 2002

"This jolly little tale heralds a welcome return for Louie and his faithful red rooster, adding a sprinkling of summer fun to brighten someone's day—regardless of the season. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Louie and his favorite stuffed goose return for a seaside adventure. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"A mesmerizing, maddening story and a model of journalistic investigation."
Oliver Sacks meets Stephen King in a piercing study of one of psychiatric medicine's darker hours. Read full book review >

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THE PASSAGES OF H.M. by Jay Parini
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"An appealing portrait of a questing, turbulent spirit."
Following novels based on Tolstoy (The Last Station, 1990) and Walter Benjamin (Benjamin's Crossing, 1997), Parini offers his seventh: a piquant exploration of the life of Herman Melville as sailor, writer and family man. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1989

"So, as science fiction, this gets a fiction 8, science 5."
Abby, already at 12 a cheerful hostess at the fashionable inn her great-uncle runs on Earth, takes an instant dislike to Brian, the snobbish, arrogant son of wealthy off-Earth settlers. Read full book review >

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HOME BOY by H.M. Naqvi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A breezy, thoughtful and witty novel about the immigrant experience."
In this case the homies are Pakastani-Americans and Pakistanis who want to be American—at least until 9/11 upsets the cultural balance. Read full book review >

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VIII by H.M. Castor
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"Readers will be caught up by the sweeping tale, which is more successful than many similar attempts at bringing a fascinating historical character and period to life. (Historical fiction. 13 & up)"
British historian Castor chooses a well-rehearsed period of history to re-examine what made the Tudor monarch tick from a new perspective. Read full book review >

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ORVIS by H.M. Hoover
Released: Aug. 1, 1987

"A friendly and cheerful story, with Orris particularly well-drawn; a little predictable, but the threats and rescues are believable, and the theme of tension between spacers and earth people isn't overworked."
Two spacer kids stranded on earth befriend an ancient robot, and together they find sanctuary. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 10, 2012

"A masterfully written exploration of the beauty and cruelty of love, as sharp as it is sensual."
A disillusioned writer travels to the tropics in search of inspiration in Blanc's emotionally astute debut novel. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Beautifully written, fully realized, fast-paced—this blurs the line between fantasy and history and has winner written all over it. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
An original, remarkable and very true debut. Read full book review >

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THE LION'S CUB by H.M. Hoover
Released: Oct. 21, 1974

"The fate of the real Jemal-Edin, who returned to his own people only to be rejected as an outcast and enemy and killed by his own father, is told in an afterword, but though the settings are rich and evocative, Hoover has captured only the shadow of this tragic prince."
Jemal-Edin, the first son of the ruler of Daghestan and almost a man by the standard of his people's harsh, Muslim-Caucasian culture, is given as a hostage to Czar Nicholas I, where he becomes a child prince of the Russian aristocracy. Read full book review >