Search Results: "Ilana Garon"


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"WHY DO ONLY WHITE PEOPLE GET ABDUCTED BY ALIENS?" by Ilana Garon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A gritty and candid exposé of inner-city teaching."
Behind the scenes in the life of a teacher in the Bronx. Read full book review >

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IF ALL THE SEAS WERE INK by Ilana  Kurshan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"An intriguing, scholarly memoir of being a woman and studying the Talmud that will appeal most to those deeply interested in Judaism."
Gleaning wisdom from the Talmud during a time of personal crisis. Read full book review >

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DOREEN by Ilana Manaster
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 7, 2016

"While some might find pleasure in the ironic tone of this novel, overall it's trifling at best. (Fiction. 14-17)"
A retelling of The Picture of Dorian Gray set in a New England prep school. Read full book review >

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DOWN AND OUT IN THE NEW ECONOMY by Ilana Gershon
NON-FICTION
Released: April 10, 2017

"An intermittently useful book that could have been a long-form magazine feature."
An anthropologist explores the hiring practices of employers in a digital era. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 17, 2017

"A highly informed and convincing personal defense of aversive therapy."
A psychiatrist details the nightmarish but ultimately rewarding experiences with her autistic family. Read full book review >

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ZIGGY'S BIG IDEA by Ilana Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"The story's dialogue-driven, child-oriented approach makes a nifty starting point for this 'origin tale' of a much-loved breakfast food. (recipe) (Picture book. 4-6)"
A young boy contributes to shtetl life by thinking up new ways to do ordinary things and, in the process, helps a baker perfect his "top secret boiled buns." Read full book review >

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SHABBAT HICCUPS by Tracy Newman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"A pleasantly satisfying modern addition to the collection. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Jonah's incessant hiccupping during the weekly Shabbat observance prompts members of his family to suggest a solution. Read full book review >