Search Results: "Linda Hasselstrom"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"Hasselstrom is a careful writer who reveals just enough of herself without falling into sentimentality, and her book is a healthy corrective for anyone who imagines that there's anything romantic about the cowboy way of life."
A soulful memoir of prairie life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2001

"Vivid evocations of a place, its women, and how they live."
From the editors of Leaning into the Wind (1997), an anthology of women's poems and essays that celebrate friendship in the High Plains, where winter comes early and distant neighbors become family. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 18, 1997

"A fine example of regional anthologizing."
Essays, stories, poems, and a few recipes by women from the High Plains. Read full book review >

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BETWEEN GRASS AND SKY by Linda M. Hasselstrom
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"A pleasure for her fans, then, but ammunition for bovine-berating detractors."
Essays by the South Dakota nature-writer and rancher (Feels Like Far, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

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GATHERING FROM THE GRASSLAND by Linda M. Hasselstrom
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 20, 2017

"A beautifully written consideration of the relation between home and personal identity."
A memoir chronicles a writer's return to the ranch where she was raised. Read full book review >

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SAY HELLO! by Linda Davick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"An upbeat if not essential celebration of a common courtesy. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A cheerful crew demonstrates some of the ways we can greet each other. Read full book review >

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WHAT'S IN MY TRUCK? by Linda Bleck
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"This convoy is sure to please the toddler set and beyond. (Board book. 2-4)"
Readers can explore the cargoes of five different trucks by lifting 30-plus flaps. Read full book review >

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LITTLE BIRD AND THE MOON SANDWICH by Linda Berkowitz
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1998

"Although this is similar to Ivan Gantschev's Where the Moon Lives (p. 403), Berkowitz's book is more endearing; her nighttime illustrations include just the right combination of watery splash and comforting, downy fluff. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Gazing into the sky, Alfonse (Alfonse, Where are You?, 1996) and Little Bird spy the silver orb of the full moon. Read full book review >

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THE MOUSE BRIDE by Linda Allen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 1992

"A charming story with an appealingly self-reliant little heroine. (Folklore/Picture book. 4-10)"
Allen heard this Finnish tale as a child; as acknowledged here, it also appears as ``The Forest Bride'' in Parker Fillmore's Mighty Mikko (1922). Read full book review >

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WHAT'S IN MY TRAIN? by Linda Bleck
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Confirmed train fans should check out true informational train books at 625.2; for toddlers, stick with age-appropriate classics by Donald Crews or Byron Barton. (Board book. 2-4)"
Fans of Thomas the Tank Engine may be tempted by this busy, lift-the-flap board book. Read full book review >