Search Results: "Kenneth Mallory"


BOOK REVIEW

SWIMMING WITH HAMMERHEAD SHARKS by Kenneth Mallory
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

"A welcome addition to the Scientists in the Field series. (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
Investigating the hammerhead shark for a new IMAX movie, Mallory, of the New England Aquarium, dives with oceanographer Pete Klimley to study hammerheads off the coast of Baja California and with the IMAX crew off the coast of Costa Rica. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A brief conclusion ties the three scenarios together; the small snapshots of working scientists are a welcome inclusion. (map, glossary) (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
paper 0-15-201802-6 This New England Aquarium book covers some of the scientists, conservationists, and concerned citizens working to protect the Hector's dolphin, the yellow-eyed penguin, and the little blue penguin of coastal New Zealand, a "shining example" of conservation and the complex issues which must be balanced. Read full book review >

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THE RED SEA by Kenneth Mallory
ANIMALS
Released: March 15, 1991

"Endpapers show the worldwide locations of coral reefs; additional maps; glossary; further reading; index. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Saltier than any ocean and warm as bath water, the Red Sea is home to an amazing variety of species. Read full book review >

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DIVING TO A DEEP-SEA VOLCANO by Kenneth Mallory
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2006

This newest entry in the essential Scientists in the Field series takes readers to some of the lowest points on the planet—thousands of feet below the ocean's surface, where colonies of eldritch-looking tube worms and other denizens thrive around sunless, hydrothermal vents that are more times hotter than boiling temperature. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE BENEATH THE SEA by Kenneth Mallory
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"A rather dry design aside, this book intrigues. (introduction, further reading, glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
Most children know what an astronaut is, but an aquanaut? Read full book review >

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WILD by Alex Mallory
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 8, 2014

"Nevertheless, that impact is still made, and Cade and Dara's struggle to be together shines. (Adventure/romance. 14-18)"
Overcoming a slow start and a cacophony of voices, this novel combines adventure and romance into an engaging read. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 2014

"An uneven but useful handbook for those looking to understand the roots of conservatism and the contours of the contemporary movement."
Prominent conservatives speak out about their movement's convictions, history and heroes. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"Mallory may have been an important orthopedic surgeon, but he's no Jerome Groopman."
Tedious memoir of a retired physician. 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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BOOK REVIEW

AMERICAN RIVER by Mallory O'Connor
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An intriguing narrative concept weighed down by the excesses of its flawed characters."
In O'Connor's (Florida's American Heritage River, 2009, etc.) novel, the descendants of three families that settled along California's American River in the mid-1800s intersect a century later.Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"A fantasy fanatic's feast."
Lackey and Mallory (The Phoenix Transformed, 2009, etc.) begin another speculative allegorical series with the chronicle of Elven Queen Vieliessar of Farcarinon. Read full book review >