Search Results: "Jason Moss"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 1999

"An engrossing and gut-wrenching read. (20 b&w photos)"
A bizarre first-person account of a young man's nearly disastrous obsession with serial killers. Read full book review >

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BOMBS OVER LONDON by Marissa Moss
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Lively writing and a smattering of line drawings make for an enjoyable adventure that will entice readers to go along with Mira. (author's note, bibliography) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
In the latest installment in the Mira's Diary time-travel series, Mira pursues her missing mother, Serena, to 1917 London. Read full book review >

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TRUE HEART by Marissa Moss
Released: March 1, 1999

"A rousing and romantic tale. (Picture book. 5-10)"
A deeply satisfying story of longing and hard work fulfilled, inspired by an obscure historical photograph. Read full book review >

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FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER by Miriam Moss
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: April 30, 1991

"Of some limited use as a vocational introduction; anyone interested in hard information of any depth will need to go elsewhere. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
In the new ``Fashion World'' series—brief overviews of aspects of the fashion industry—an introduction to what it takes to begin and carry on this career, with sharply reproduced color photos and the outlooks of some important photographers presented in brief quotes. Read full book review >

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CARAVAGGIO by Marissa Moss
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Overall, Moss tells an absorbing, informative story set in a fascinating time replete with political intrigue, bustle, and corruption. (author's note, timeline, bibliography) (Historical fiction. 12-17)"
A fictionalized account of the Italian painter's tumultuous life hews to the historical timeline. Read full book review >

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THE AGE OF ELEPHANTS by Peter Moss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 27, 2006

"A romanticized, tragic remembrance of well-loved experiences."
A graceful, elaborate and dizzying tale of innocents yearning for home. Read full book review >

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FIRE ALONG THE SKY by Robert Moss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 20, 1992

"Tom Jones as The Deerslayer."
A handsome young Irishman with theatrical leanings abandons the delights of George III's London to follow a melancholic friend to the Colonies, where he visits a kinsman and the restless Mohawks in upstate New York. Read full book review >

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VANISHING NEW YORK by Jeremiah  Moss
Released: July 25, 2017

"Maddening if you're not mega-wealthy, and a vigorous, righteously indignant book that would do Jane Jacobs proud."
The Big Apple is morphing into a class-war amusement park for the very rich. Thus this irate argument for remaking it into a city for the rest of us. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ISLAND by Jason Chin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Another superb contribution to scientific literature by Chin. (Informational picture book. 8-12)"
A beautifully made picture book presents the story of the Galápagos Islands for young readers. Read full book review >

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GRAND CANYON by Jason Chin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"Beautiful but, sadly, not as immersive as Chin's fans may hope. (Informational picture book. 6-11)"
Starting from their campsite at the bottom of the 1,000-foot-deep Inner Gorge, an Asian-American child and her dad traverse three separate habitats until they arrive at the South Rim, 22 miles later. Read full book review >

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THIS IS THE MOUNTAIN by Miriam Moss
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Overall: lovely. (Picture book. 6-9)"
The great mountain supports a complex system of flora and fauna. Read full book review >

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THE BRAVEST WOMAN IN AMERICA by Marissa Moss
BIOGRAPHY
Released: July 12, 2011

"A fitting tribute to a tough and resolute woman. (Picture book/biography. 5-9)"
A girl who loves the sea becomes keeper and protector of those on the water. Read full book review >