Search Results: "Lee Kravitz"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2010

"Vignettes of a life recovered, not deep but authentic."
Former Parade editor in chief Kravitz makes amends and spends a year living connectedly. Read full book review >

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PILGRIM by Lee Kravitz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2014

"An unsatisfying memoir of the search for meaning."
A New Yorker's wandering spiritual memoir. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 14, 2016

"Stern's T-shirt slogan puts it well: 'It's really not that complicated.' Pipe dream it may be, but this is a book eminently worth talking about."
Want pie in the sky? How about convincing Americans to accept the "almost un-American" premise of a guaranteed income for all? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1994

"The pedestrian text has eight pages of photos—not seen."
Major league baseball added two franchises (one in Colorado, the other in Florida) to its roster for the 1993 season. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 6, 2012

"A voice of reason on the future of public education."
In his debut, a successful administrator judiciously applies business principles to the effort to improvepublic schools. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE JEWISH DOG by Asher Kravitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2015

"A remarkable achievement. (Historical fiction. 14 & up)"
In 1930s Germany, an exceptionally intelligent dog is born into a Jewish family. Read full book review >

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SOME SUNNY READING FOR A STRANGE SPRING
by Bobbi Dumas

Is spring a little wiggy for you this year? In Wisconsin, it really can’t figure out what it wants to do. A week or so ago it was a sunny eighty degrees and now it’s cool and rainy, hovering around fifty. Thankfully there are so many bright books releasing these days that we can find sun in their pages, if ...


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THE SECRET'S OUT
by Leila Roy

While there’s no explicit rule against romantic relationships, our colonial ancestor jinxed them in her Last Word: “Beware ye aromateur; lay your traps of love, but do not yourself get caught.” Fall in love and, like Aunt Bryony, lose your supersniffer. It’s why Mother chose my father from a list of donors she got in the mail like a ...

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BOOK REVIEW

WHEN YOU ARE CAMPING by Anne Lee
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Just right. (Picture book. 3-6)"
So many things to do in the great outdoors! Read full book review >

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THE VERY KIND RICH LADY AND HER ONE HUNDRED DOGS by Chinlun Lee
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2001

"Creative teachers in the early grades will use this book for counting or '100th day of school' activities, and of course it's a natural to pair with Gag's Millions of Cats. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The "very kind" lady in this story is modeled after an actual canine philanthropist whom the author/illustrator met in her native Taiwan. Read full book review >

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MACKENZI LEE
by Shara Zaval

In Mackenzi Lee’s first month working at the Harvard Coop while earning her M.F.A in Children’s Literature from Simmons College, the store sold 40 copies of Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein. Until then, they had sold five copies. Total. Customers would say, “ ‘I’m looking for a board book for a baby shower,’ and I would ...


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