Search Results: "Heinz Edelmann"


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YELLOW SUBMARINE by The Beatles
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Love is all you need. (Picture book. 4-8)"
What could be sunnier than Pepperland, where the colors shine and shimmer and music is always in the air? Read full book review >

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WITH HITLER TO THE END by Heinz Linge
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A slight book in defense of Hitler—a rarity outside white-supremacist circles."
Turns out Der Führer wasn't such a bad guy. Read full book review >

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THE COLOR OF MY COFFEE by R.P. Heinz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2017

"A coming-of-age tale that bridges cultural gaps with sincerity and laughs."
In this debut novel, a white suburban teenager runs a car detailing service in 1960s California, finding among his employees a mentor in a charismatic, Southern black man. Read full book review >

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RED FOX AT MCCLOSKEY’S FARM by Brian Heinz
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"The book design is inventive, with the opening stanza appearing before the title page and the child-pleasing foldout spreads propelling the storyline with their surprises. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Comical visual characterizations carry the day—or more accurately, the night—in this rhyming tale of a wistful fox intent on invading a hen house. Read full book review >

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Released: March 11, 2011

"An unusual, compelling read."
Vogels gives an account of his crusade for married priests. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1999

"An altogether dry and impenetrable, albeit well researched and carefully argued, attempt to make sense of the manner in which the Nazis waged war."
This precise, highly detailed academic look at the strategic decisions made by Hitler and his General Staff throughout the latter part of WWII offers little to anyone but the most specialized of military scientists. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT GIANTS by Heinz Janisch
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: May 15, 2011

"Strange giants, sing-song rhymes and generic psychological advice don't add up to a soothing bedtime read. (Picture book. 3-5)"
This odd compendium of story, song lyrics and advice to parents misses the mark as a prescription for sweet dreams. Read full book review >

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“I HAVE A LITTLE PROBLEM,” SAID THE BEAR by Heinz Janisch
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"A slight but sweet Austrian import. (Picture book. 4-8)"
"I have a little problem," says the bear to the inventor. Read full book review >

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MEMORIES OF MY GHOST BROTHER by Heinz Insu Fenkl
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 11, 1996

"Think instead of James Agee's A Death in the Family: not as powerful, perhaps, but equally lyrical, dreamy, and sad."
Autobiographical first novel told from the point of view of a young Amerasian boy, the son of a ``yellow-haired'' German-American GI and his Korean wife. Read full book review >

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HEAVE HO! by Heinz Janisch
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"A simple tale of tails with a subtle message of teamwork. (Picture book. 3-5)"
"This story is told in 12 sentences (start counting NOW!)" Read full book review >