Search Results: "Kim Rosen"


BOOK REVIEW

10 RIVERS THAT SHAPED THE WORLD by Marilee Peters
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"A well-turned, involving introduction to important waterways on six of the seven continents. (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
Ten great rivers (well, 11, but two are kissing cousins)—and not just the obvious ones—give Peters a chance to fashion 10 fine stories. Read full book review >

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10 PLANTS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD by Gillian Richardson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Readers who took these plants for granted before may well not do so anymore. (maps, bibliography, suggestions for further reading) (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
A collection of stories that will enlighten readers on the fascinating and often tragic history behind the blue jeans they wear, the French fries and chocolate they consume, and the pepper and sugar they use for flavor. Read full book review >

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10 ROUTES THAT CROSSED THE WORLD by Gillian Richardson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2017

"A mostly satisfying mix of history and geography for the curious armchair traveler. (bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
A broad picture of roads and trails from many parts of the world and many eras. Read full book review >

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FISHING FOR UNDERSTANDING WITH BAO PHI
by Julie Danielson

Minneapolis-based writer and poet Bao Phi, who has made his way in the world of poetry (he has a poem in 2006 Best American Poetry and is a National Poetry Slam finalist), sees his debut early next month in the world of children’s literature. A Different Pond, illustrated by Thi Bui, is an autobiographical picture book, a tender story striking ...


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BOOK REVIEW

WOUNDABOUT by Lev Rosen
by Lev Rosen, illustrated by Ellis Rosen
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 23, 2015

"Appealing and pleasingly thoughtful. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A cliff-top river town, subterranean tunnels, and gearwork essentials figure in an intriguing steampunk fantasy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEATH AND STRUDEL by Dorothy Rosen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Still, if you liked Death and Blintzes (1985), this will probably also be your cup of Mogen David."
Oy, are there problems at Boston's Charles Street Pharmacy for widowed salesclerk Belle Appleman to solve. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 10, 2011

"Contains elements of interest to the serious baseball fan, but this one is for Yankees die-hards only."
A look at the performance of the New York Yankees' relief pitchers during the 2010 season, featuring interviews, game recaps and anecdotes. Read full book review >

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SUCH GOOD GIRLS by R.D. Rosen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"The emotional toll of silence and victimhood, rendered through intimate detail and rich historical context."
Through the stories of three fortunate Jewish girls—one Polish, one French, one Dutch—the author reveals "hidden children" as an unexplored facet of Holocaust research. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Fool's gold would be too generous a description."
An uneven study of the California Gold Rush. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOLLFACE by Renée Rosen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Once it finds its stride, this novel achieves a breathless finish."
A flapper marries into Chicago's North Side mob shortly before that gang challenges Al Capone's South Siders for control of Chicago's rackets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Notes on the artists (mostly British); history of Oxfam. (Folklore. 6-12)"
Another anthology in aid of a cause. Read full book review >