Search Results: "L. Tam Holland"


BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 23, 2013

"While characters with mixed heritages are increasingly visible in teen literature, their experience in a rapidly shifting cultural landscape is seldom explored in depth. This first-rate debut does exactly that. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
A school assignment to research his family tree sends Vee (named for the letter) on a journey of discovery, real and metaphorical, hilarious and moving, that's as much about the future as the past. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1998

"But the impact of the book as a whole is held back by the small size of its color reproductions, which assigns to the hugeness of California a mincing, unconvincing Victorianism."
paper 0-520-21432-3 A tad predictably, this survey of works on paper that emerged from California at around the time of the gold rush (1848) abounds in picturesque views of duly mountainous landscapes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A perceptive, loving tribute. (timeline, index) (Biography. 10-13)"
A uniquely personal portrait of the United States' first woman in space, illustrated with sheaves of public and private photos. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MIND, WORLD, GOD by Tam Hunt
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"This engrossing work defies the New Age stereotype by offering a lucid and intelligent discussion of humanity's place in the universe."
A book delivers a message of harmony in a world torn between science and faith. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NATURE
Released: July 1, 1992

"Index. (Nonfiction. 7+)"
Astronaut/scientist Ride teams up with a science teacher for a book about the Voyager spacecrafts' epic journeys. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ECO, EGO, EROS by Tam Hunt
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Jan. 26, 2014

"A beautifully designed, thoroughly stimulating new paradigm of scientific spiritualism."
A collection of essays on subjects that range across the spectrum of physical sciences. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMAL TAILS by Mary Holland
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2017

"A de-tail-ed look at an important adaptation across species. (Informational picture book 4-8)"
A fascinating up-close look at the many uses animals have for their tails. Read full book review >

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GOOSEBUMPS
by Leila Roy

When sleep finally comes, I sink into a murky world of shadows. There is a tunnel before me, with bright light in the distance. The ground rumbles. White fog surrounds me. My heart is pounding. Something is coming, but I do not know what, and only feel its presence, a terrible shadow that slithers along the ground, leaving a trail ...

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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"An unsettling account, told in a strong voice, and with valuable lessons for those engaged in a similar struggle."
Judy Tam Sargent was first hospitalized for anorexia at age 16. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OTIS THE OWL by Mary Holland
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2017

"May inspire budding owl enthusiasts. (additional information, activities) (Informational picture book. 4-7)"
A photographic guide to a young barred owl's first few months of life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"The sense of wonder that infuses each simply worded chapter is contagious, and some of the photos are soooo cuuuuute. (animal and word lists) (Nonfiction. 7-9)"
The author of an adult book about uncommon animal attachments invites emergent readers to share the warm (Unlikely Friendships, 2011). Read full book review >