Search Results: "Kenneth Weisbrode"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2016

"A solid, fact-filled study, especially relevant for those who thought life was better then."
Diplomatic and cultural historian Weisbrode (Churchill and the King: The Wartime Alliance of Winston Churchill and George VI, 2013, etc.) recounts the turmoil of 1946 and the Americans who just wanted to return to a life of security.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 3, 2009

"Of particular interest to specialists and diligent students of 20th-century European and American history."
The founder and managing editor of New Global Studies examines the history of the State Department's Bureau of European Affairs (EUR) and the foreign officers whose transatlantic diplomacy left the continent mostly peaceful and prosperous at the end of the 20th century. Read full book review >

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CHURCHILL AND THE KING by Kenneth Weisbrode
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 4, 2013

"An inspired, engaging comparative portrait."
An organic comparison of two highly flawed and deeply sympathetic characters at the helm of England at her most perilous hour. Read full book review >

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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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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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GREEN PANTS by Kenneth Kraegel
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2017

"This quirky kid and his loving family will instantly endear themselves to readers. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A little boy has a big decision to make when asked to be in his cousin's wedding. Read full book review >

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SKYBREAKER by Kenneth Oppel
ADVENTURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"Creative, compelling, nicely unpredictable and alive with nature and technology. (Fantasy. YA)"
Matt Cruse, now 16 and a student at Airship Academy in Paris, is swept into another sky adventure even richer and more surprising than the one in Airborn (2004). Read full book review >

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THE CHALCHIUHITE DRAGON by Kenneth Morris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1992

"For all the unpronounceable Nahuatl names, this newfound book is a treat, a welcome change from the standard fantasy settings, with engaging characters, a wealth of wonders, and an inner wisdom as rare as it is profound."
Despite the unwieldy title, devotees of fantasy should be thrilled with this newly discovered novel (left unpublished at the time of Morris's death in 1939) by one of the founders of the genre. Read full book review >