Search Results: "Judy Pasternak"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 21, 2010

"Disturbing and well-documented—and hopefully effective. Though tribal leaders have banned yellow-dirt extraction, mining companies hope to resume operations."
Former Los Angeles Times reporter Pasternak debuts with an explosive account of U.S. neglect of the Navajo Indians during the rush to find the uranium required to create the first atomic bomb. Read full book review >

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LARA by Anna Pasternak
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"A sympathetic portrait of a woman who saw her lover in the same 'heroic light' as he saw himself."
A British journalist investigates her great-uncle's love affair. Read full book review >

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DAISY DOOLEY DOES DIVORCE by Anna Pasternak
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 22, 2007

"Worth wading through the tears for the generous helping of Daisy Dooley wisdom."
Self-help junkie comes to terms with her divorce. Read full book review >

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THE STORY OF GROWL by Judy Horacek
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"A book to read over and over. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Poor Growl—she is forbidden from doing the one thing she loves most to do. Read full book review >

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SKIPPYJON JONES AND THE BIG BONES by Judy Schachner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"With the familiar acrylic and pen-and-ink illustrations of this goofy pint-size cat who thinks he's a Chihuahua, large-type sound effects, Spanglish words and silly rhymes, fans will cheer for this loco kitty and his funny-bones escapade. (CD) (Picture book. 5-8)"
That devilish, irrepressible Skippyjon Jones is back in his fourth adventure and digging up big-time trouble—again. Read full book review >

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MEOW by Judy Reinen
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Cat-lovers may return to this, but others may find that one day is enough. (Picture book. 4-8)"
With cat-sized props placed against boldly colored backgrounds—such as a claw-foot bathtub (with gilt cats for feet) just big enough for three kittens—internationally renowned photographer Reinen's attention-grabbing photos offer cat-lovers their fill of felines at play and rest. Read full book review >

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SARABELLA'S THINKING CAP by Judy Schachner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A specious attempt to present an inclusive view of the self-expression of creative children. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Sarabella is a quiet and contemplative young girl who doesn't always choose to verbalize her thoughts. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Haunting and compelling. (map) (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
Thousands of boys ages 8-18, displaced by the Sudan's bloody civil war, have taken refuge in Natinga, in southern Sudan, in a camp protected by the Sudanese People's Liberation Army. Read full book review >

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YELLOW IS MY COLOR STAR by Judy Horacek
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Somewhat inconsistent, but when highlighting a single color, sunny as yellow. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A bright and breezy appreciation of yellow (and other colors too). Read full book review >

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SKIPPYJON JONES CIRQUE DE OLÉ by Judy Schachner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Olé, muchachos! Skippyjon Jones the handsome daredevil-ito! (Picture book. 4-8)"
"Circus berserkus!" Skippyjon Jones heads for the big top! Read full book review >

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THE ADVENTURES OF ANNABELLE by Judy Pernice
Released: Sept. 25, 2016

"A fun-filled tale of high jinks and good intentions."
A brilliant plan to start summer early turns into chaos for one young pupil in this humorous debut children's book. Read full book review >