Search Results: "Kenneth W. Mack"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Reveals some of the directions that questions of race and racism will take as we approach post-Obama America."
Contemplating the current state of race in America. 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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MICHAEL TWITTY
by Gregory McNamee

Recipes, like people, have DNA. It may take some ferreting out, some hard kitchen testing, some documentary research, and some more tasting and adjusting, but eventually that yellowed slip of paper tucked into grandmom’s copy of Joy of Cooking will yield its ancestry, reveal its origins through the patina of the past, and show how tastes and ingredients have changed ...


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BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 14, 2010

"A fun piece of New York history told in an unusual way.
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Grimshaw's first outing as an author tells the factually based fish story of a great white shark who winds up trapped by a fisherman's harpoon, and the resulting standoff of man versus nature. Read full book review >

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PERRYVILLE by Kenneth W. Noe
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"The definitive history of a key battle that demands thoughtful consideration by anyone interested in the Civil War. (maps, illustrations, b&w photos)"
A detailed account of how the Civil War engagement at Perryville, Kentucky, changed the lives of the soldiers, officers, and civilians who endured its brutality. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 10, 2002

"Fellow travelers will doubtless find something of worth in Starr's characterization of the modern judiciary; other readers will be unmoved."
Conservative crusader Starr, Javert to Bill Clinton's Jean Valjean, examines and occasionally condemns the work of the post-Warren Supreme Court. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RIVERS, SEAS AND OCEANS by Mack
by Mack, illustrated by Mack
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2017

"Considering the flotilla of more watertight treatments available, a washout. (Nonfiction. 7-9)"
A dip into the diverse bodies of water on our planet and some of the ways we interact with them. Read full book review >

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VICKS, THE POLAR BEAR CUB by Mack
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"A mostly winning combination of information and entertainment. (Informational picturebook. 4-8)"
The first year of life for the Rotterdam Zoo's new resident, born in 2010. Read full book review >

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WHO NEEDS A BATH? by Jeff Mack
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"All (except Skunk) will easily see how much fun a bath can be. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Skunk may have gotten a hug…but he's still a stinker. Read full book review >

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HUSH LITTLE POLAR BEAR by Jeff Mack
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"In a world full of bedtime books, this one has a place. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A sweet metaliterary journey takes a girl and her stuffed polar bear on a fanciful trip through a variety of terrains before they return to her bedroom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MINE! by Jeff Mack
Kirkus Star
by Jeff Mack, illustrated by Jeff Mack
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 9, 2017

"A behavioral window for some, a mirror for many, and a delightful book for all. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Mine! Or is it? Read full book review >