Search Results: "La Leche League International"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2012

"An excellent blend of common-sense nutritional advice and inviting recipes for mothers and their charges."
La Leche League International presents a balanced diet for pregnant mothers, new mothers and, by extension, the whole family. Read full book review >

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LECHE by R. Zamora Linmark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2011

"A lively satiric return to early '90s Manila, seen from both sides of the Filipino American divide."
It's 1991. A gay Filipino American returns from his home in Hawaii to his native Manila, where he is jousted by absurd encounters, thwarted desires, cultural and political upheavals and painful memories. Read full book review >

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THE INTERNATIONAL DIABETIC COOKBOOK by Vilma Liacouras Chantiles
Released: March 1, 1989

Claiming that "most cookbooks for diabetics offer unimaginative, bland food ideas," Chantiles (Nutrition/N.Y.C.) has raided the global pantry—or, more accurately, tapped doctors and dieticians throughout the world—and come up with a refreshing range of unusual, even esoteric dishes. Read full book review >

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FANTASY LEAGUE by Mike Lupica
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Lacking the intensity of a sustained drive or the urgency of a fourth-and-long play, the story offers more the feeling of trailing an opponent and deciding to sit on the ball until halftime. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Wish fulfillment is the order of the day in Lupica's latest. Read full book review >

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Released: May 14, 2013

"A competent but light-hitting account of a pivotal summer."
Former professional baseball player and current sports journalist Colton (No Ordinary Joes: The Extraordinary True Story of Four Submariners in War and Love and Life, 2010, etc.) returns with an account of the 1964 season of the racially integrated Birmingham Barons of the Southern League. Read full book review >

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MOO, BAA, LA LA LA! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2011

"Boynton and Loud Crow deliver another excellent enhanced e-book that fires on all literary, technological and artistic cylinders. (iPad storybook app. 1-4)"
The iPad adaption of Boynton's bestselling board book surveys animals and the sounds they make. Read full book review >

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THE LEAGUE by Thatcher Heldring
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"The action scenes add a level of excitement that will keep sports fans reading. (Fiction 10-14)"
A conscientious, undersized middle schooler decides he wants sports success even if it means lying about the secret league he joins. Read full book review >

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SHOE-LA-LA! by Karen Beaumont
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"Though lacking the more detailed story lines of the Fancy Nancy series, this outing, with its glitzy cover, is likely to appeal to her fans as well as to the creative side in every budding shoe connoisseur. (Picture book. 4-7)"
What happens when you turn four party-bound girlfriends loose in the Shoe-la-la boutique? Read full book review >

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LEAGUE OF DRAGONS by Naomi Novik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"Not the finest entry in the sequence, being slow to gather momentum and somewhat patchy, but overall a satisfying conclusion to a remarkable series."
Ninth, and last, of the Temeraire historical fantasy series (Blood of Tyrants, 2013, etc.), reimagining the Napoleonic Wars in a world where humans coexist with intelligent dragons. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG LEAGUE DREAMS by Allen Hoffman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"First-rate fiction: reminiscent as noted of such precursors as Sholom Aleichem, but possessed of distinctive individual strengths and firmly rooted in its characters' strange new land and even stranger adventures."
Like its predecessor, Small Worlds (1996), Hoffman's second in a series limns an affectionate and affecting portrayal of Polish Jews resettled in 20th-century America. Read full book review >