Search Results: "Keith Elliot Greenberg"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Timely and significant—a dark look through a dark glass onto the events of 30 years past."
A panoramic view of the events leading up to the infamous murder of John Lennon (1940-1980). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: May 5, 1992

"B&w photos. (Biography. 11-13)"
The fantasy world we build around professional athletes took a serious hit when this NBA superstar announced his HIV infection and retirement. Read full book review >

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JESSE VENTURA by Keith Elliot Greenberg
Released: Dec. 28, 1999

paper 0-8225-9680-6 A biography that highlights Ventura's controversial gubernatorial campaign; unfortunately, the book spends too much time fawning over Jesse "the Body" and too little time analyzing what's coming out of "the Mouth" for young readers to truly understand the man. Read full book review >

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NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK by Keith Elliot Greenberg
Released: Nov. 9, 1990

Journalist Greenberg, who has written children's biographies of several other popular figures, presents an uncritical look at this wildly successful group. Read full book review >

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A HAITIAN FAMILY by Keith Elliot Greenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 1998

The focus of this entry in the Journey Between Two Worlds series is not a family; instead, Greenberg (Magic Johnson, 1992, etc.) succinctly covers the history and politics of Haiti and how the latter has affected refugees, one family in particular. Read full book review >

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RWANDA by Keith Greenberg
by Keith Greenberg, photographed by John Isaac
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"It will make readers angry, it will make them weep; and it should serve not only as a basis for discussion, but for some sort of humanitarian action. (further reading, index) (Picture book. 6-10)"
In a work subtitled ``Fierce Clashes in Central Africa,'' Greenberg (Magic Johnson, 1992, etc.) offers a context for the tragic story of the children of Rwanda, who have been caught in the middle of a modern-day holocaust: the civil war between the Hutu and Tutsi tribes in their country. Read full book review >

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HENRY'S MAP by David Elliot
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2013

"Here's hoping for many more Henry-centric adventures. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Henry, an adorable pig, maps his farm world and puts everything in its place. Read full book review >

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HENRY'S STARS by David Elliot
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2015

"A lovely story with fetching illustrations that needs a more developed ending to completely succeed. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Henry, the likable pig of Henry's Map (2013), is back in this picture book. Read full book review >

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MIRRORS OF THE UNSEEN by Jason Elliot
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 3, 2006

"A tempering treatise, one hopes, for those rushing to make war on Iran—and an education for those trying to stop them."
Does Iran belong on the list of rogue nations? Absolutely not, British journalist Elliot urges in this virtuoso work. Read full book review >