Search Results: "Joshua Kosowsky"


BOOK REVIEW

JOSHUA by Andrew Kane
Released: Dec. 7, 2011

"In revealing the very human side of racial tension, Kane offers up an engaging and heartfelt tale."
A story of love and racial tension set in Brooklyn as it spans across decades and transforms the lives of Kane's (Rabbi, Rabbi, 1995) three main characters. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"As health care becomes more complex and political, this book provides clear direction toward better care."
A comprehensive guide to improving doctor-patient relations through empowering patients to take an active role in their care. Read full book review >

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JOSHUA DREAD by Lee  Bacon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"A twisty, swiftly moving adventure sure to please superhero fans. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
"It's embarrassing to run into your parents when you're with people from school, especially when your parents are about to destroy the planet." Read full book review >

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JOSHUA GREYMAN by Maeve Sidhe Fitzgerald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 26, 2007

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BOOK REVIEW

JOSHUA DREAD by Lee  Bacon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"A superpowered thumbs up. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
When the substitute librarian tries to kill you on the last day of school, it doesn't bode well for summer break. Read full book review >

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OVER THE JOSHUA SLOPE by Lyman Hafen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1994

"The story loses focus briefly when one rancher learns that his son has been killed in a helicopter crash; otherwise, this well-knit, undemanding first novel about a boy winning acceptance and working on his sense of self-worth has a satisfying solidity. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A modern cattle roundup becomes a 12-year-old's rite of passage. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Still, not for the cynical."
Girzone's enormously popular Joshua series (The Shepherd, 1990, etc.) continues, now taking its charismatic, Christlike protagonist to present-day Israel, where his updated parables and common-sense approach to peace spread oil on historically troubled waters. Read full book review >

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THE JOSHUA STONE by James Barney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"If, as one of the scientists in this book puts it, 'Einstein himself was confounded by this material,' the reader is merely underwhelmed."
Barney, whose 2011 debut The Genesis Key imagined a historical conspiracy involving the discovery of genes that control longevity, returns with a Bible-based thriller about ancient stones with the power to bend time. Read full book review >

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JOSHUA THE GIANT FROG by Peggy Thomas
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2005

"Readers may have difficulty suspending their belief system long enough to enjoy this awkwardly shaped tale, but Smith's realistically executed watercolors depicting the giant frog and his helpful nature may just carry it off. (Picture book/folktale. 4-8)"
Red McCarthy finds a giant polliwog in the waters of the Erie Canal and tries to bring it home. Read full book review >