Search Results: "Harry Maurer"


BOOK REVIEW

SEX by Harry Maurer
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"Too haphazard and noninterpretive to rank with the comparable oral-history of S&M sex, Different Loving (p. 498)—but, still, opening a clear window onto the sex lives of the neighbors, for those bold enough to peep in. (First serial to Playboy)"
What do people actually do in bed? Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 2003

"Nevertheless, this is an important biography of a woman who also had the Wright stuff. (author's note, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Not many people know that Orville and Wilbur Wright had a third member of the team. Read full book review >

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SNOW BUNNY'S CHRISTMAS GIFT by Rebecca Harry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Soft, fluffy, and cute, just like Snow Bunny. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A white rabbit makes hand-knitted Christmas gifts for her friends in this sweet story with foil-embellished illustrations. Read full book review >

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SNOW BUNNY'S CHRISTMAS WISH by Rebecca Harry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Though kindness is a quality to be celebrated, this particular vehicle is, alas, forgettable. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A sweeter-than-sweet tale of a little bunny who gets her Christmas wish. Read full book review >

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THE LAST POLAR BEARS by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Horse will be missed. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Not satisfied with seeing a lone polar bear in the zoo, Grandfather becomes determined to find the last polar bears in the wild before global warming spells their demise. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RABBIT GOES TO SCHOOL by Harry Horse
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Utterly engaging and ultimately reassuring. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Horse distills a universal experience into an amusing story with distinct characters and delightful detail. Read full book review >

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JOHN DEERE, THAT'S WHO! by Tracy Nelson Maurer
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"An informative look at an inventor and his invention's impact. (glossary, additional facts, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 5-9)"
In 1836, John Deere—then a young, white Vermont father and blacksmith—moved to Illinois to settle debts brought on by two forge fires—and wound up inventing a superior plow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Since bin Laden was a significant figure, historians will consult this book as a primary source; they, as well as most general readers, will not regret it."
Books on Navy SEALs have poured off the presses for years, but this one has generated national interest and controversy for a reason the title makes clear. Read full book review >

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A BOY NO MORE by Harry Mazer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"But under the weight of his family, work, school, and a tentative romance with a slightly older girl, the core and newly resonant issue of knowing when and if loyalty to friend and country contradict, loses its focus and urgency. (Fiction. 10-14)"
In wartime, should a person help a friend whose parents are immigrants from an enemy nation? Read full book review >