Search Results: "Kenneth G. Wilson"


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REDESIGNING EDUCATION by Kenneth G. Wilson
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 27, 1994

"Still another look at what's wrong with our schools, but one that that targets what makes educational reform so elusive: a continuing communications gap between the classroom teacher—the one who really matters—and the rest of the education profession."
Nobel prizewinning physicist Wilson tries to illuminate the black hole that is the American educational system. Read full book review >

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EXODUS 2022 by Kenneth G. Bennett
Released: May 20, 2014

"Deft storytelling and a riptide of action propel this cataclysmic narrative along, regardless of its eco-religious ballast."
Young priest Joe Stanton is hunted by a vicious military-industrial conspiracy when he becomes the latest man afflicted by mystic—and very likely fatal—visions of strange marine environments and parental loss. Read full book review >

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THE GAIA WARS by Kenneth G. Bennett
Released: Aug. 3, 2011

"A solid first entry of a promising, imaginative new young-adult fantasy series featuring a well-crafted character."
When 13-year-old Warren plays a prank on an unfriendly peer, he unknowingly sets in motion a series of actions that may have devastating consequences for his community and the world. Read full book review >

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KEEP IT FAKE by Eric G. Wilson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2015

"An elliptical, provocative meditation that reads as much like a catharsis as a manifesto."
The counterargument to the cliché of "keep it real." Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2010

"Enlightening cultural description and analysis blends somewhat awkwardly with self-regard."
Debut memoir chronicles Wilson's conversion to Islam and negotiation of Egyptian society. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"While far from a train wreck, this odd little title is slight, rambling and trivial."
A book posing questions that have obvious answers. Read full book review >

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ALIF THE UNSEEN by G. Willow Wilson
Released: July 3, 2012

"Wilson displays an admirable Neil Gaiman-esque ambition that isn't quite matched by this oft-plodding tale."
Modern hacker culture and ancient Muslim mysticism collide in the debut work of fiction from Wilson, better known as a graphic novelist. Read full book review >

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A NUTTY NUTCRACKER CHRISTMAS by Ralph Covert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"Here's hoping it works as a performance piece, because it sure doesn't make the grade as a book. (Picture book. 5-8)"
This long and confusing story is based on a children's musical, and the book comes with a CD with both songs from the musical and a read-along of the text. Read full book review >

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K IS FOR KWANZAA by Juwanda G. Ford
ABC BOOKS
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Other books cover the holiday more thoroughly, but this is certainly a charming and accessible beginning. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Ford uses each letter of the alphabet to illustrate an aspect of Kwanzaa, in a mix of English and non-English words; phonetic pronunciations are provided for non-English words, but not the language or country of origin. Read full book review >

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KENNETH KRAEGEL: BY THE SEAT OF HIS PANTS
by Julie Danielson

Most people of all economic stripes, I would venture to say, have had the experience of owning that one piece of clothing that makes them feel utterly comfortable and happy when they wear it. Maybe it fits just right; maybe it has the perfect pockets in just the right places; or maybe they know they look good in it. This ...


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