Search Results: "Judith Benet Richardson"


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THE WAY HOME by Judith Benet Richardson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 1991

"The reassuring quality here is nicely reinforced by its unusual illustrations in fabric appliquÇ, the many materials combined to create evocative, appealing scenes. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little elephant is having such fun at the beach that she's unmoved by all her mother's coaxing. Read full book review >

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THE VIEW FROM A MONASTERY by Benet Tvedten
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1999

"Tvedten's honesty and genuine humility keep this memoir from becoming another pat homage to the simple life."
Gentle musings on four decades of monastic life, by fiction writer and Blue Cloud Abbey resident Tvedten. Read full book review >

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Dark Matters: Seven Variations on a Theme by Benet Kolman
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Erudite tales that should prompt readers, just like the characters, to contemplate existentially."
A debut collection of seven stories follows the struggle of ordinary characters facing extraordinary circumstances. Read full book review >

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FIRST CAME THE OWL by Judith BenÇt Richardson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1996

"Like its heroine, this story has quiet strengths and makes for thoughtful and rewarding reading. (Fiction. 9-11)"
When Mah-jah (Mom in Thai) is hospitalized for depression during a cheerless Cape Cod winter, Nita is taken in by her best friend's family, the kind, calm Stillwater clan. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"It's you-can-run-but-you-can't-hide journalism, gossipy with a sound foundation, and not too high on elegant turns of phrase. (First printing of 100,000; author tour)"
Danielle's dirty linen. Read full book review >

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GRUNT by John Richardson
ANIMALS
Released: March 18, 2002

"A light-hearted tale that sends a worthwhile message to children. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A melancholy runt learns about happiness and self-acceptance from a genial boar. Read full book review >

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THE CURSE BOX by E.E. Richardson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"A slender romp that will tempt reluctant readers in particular to bite. (Horror/humor. 11-17)"
Highlighted by an exploding slime monster and a face-off between gangs of vampires, this British import will draw both chills and chortles. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: July 1, 2006

"Another entry in the series is sure to be forthcoming. (Fiction. 12+)"
This plot-driven sequel to The House of Windjammer (2003) depicts further adventures of 16-year-old Adam Windjammer as he evades pirates and engages in battles to restore glory to his family's name. Read full book review >

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THE LAZARUS TREE by Robert Richardson
Released: Oct. 13, 1992

"A treat for puzzle fans and lovers of the small British mystery."
Richardson (Murder in Waiting, The Dying of the Light, etc.) returns in top form, this time sending Augustus (``Gus'') Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 9, 2006

"An illuminating portrait."
Parkman Prize-winner Richardson takes a vivid look at a pioneering American intellectual. Read full book review >

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WILLIE BROWN by James Richardson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"This is a must-read for anyone interested in recent California history or in politics as sport. (24 b&w photos, not seen)"
An informed and entertaining biography of the San Francisco mayor and longtime speaker of the California State Assembly. Read full book review >