Search Results: "Lynn Schooler"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 11, 2010

"A rich account of a man's solo adventure into the wilderness, and what he learned about that place and himself."
An outdoorsman ventures alone into remote territory. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2001

"An emotionally punishing memoir that finds beauty in the frailty of life and impermanence against a grand setting."
Vital travels along the wild Alaskan coast, punctuated by dreadful circumstances that rob wildlife photographer and guide Schooler of the people he loves. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 7, 2005

"A first-rate sea saga."
The story of a Confederate raider that was still sinking ships months after Appomattox. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY DOG TRUFFLE by Lynn Reiser
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 28, 2001

"A companion volume, My Cat Tuna (0-688-16874-4) uses an identical format and features an inquisitive green-eyed orange tiger cat. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A curly-haired, brown dog named Truffle takes a winter walk in this little book about the five senses intended for very young children. Read full book review >

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INTO THE ICE by Lynn Curlee
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 1998

From Curlee (Ships of the Air, 1996, etc.), a riveting history of Arctic exploration that begins, appropriately, with the Inuit, who moved into that bleak and treacherous land after the Ice Age. Read full book review >

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CHERRY PIES AND LULLABIES by Lynn Reiser
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1998

"A music sheet is included for the lullaby, as well as a family tree, an author's note on her family history, and a page depicting the generations of the homes of her relatives. (Picture book. 4-8)"
PLB 0-688-13392-4 From Reiser (Best Friends Think Alike, 1997, etc.), an original and attractive tribute to feminine arts and crafts, in a personal history of one family's changing traditions. Read full book review >

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BALLPARK by Lynn Curlee
SPORTS
Released: March 1, 2005

"The volume arrives with the new season, and readers who need encouragement to get out to the ballpark will surely find it here. (bibliography) (Picture book/nonfiction. All ages)"
Adding to an impressive and growing body of work about important places, Curlee here celebrates America's "green cathedrals," offering a fine survey of American history through the story of baseball. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 24, 2014

"Zoological eye candy captured with a keen eye and adventurous spirit."
An impressive coffee-table book brimming with a couple's beautiful photographs of exotic wildlife. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEAD OF NIGHT by Lynn Viehl
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 8, 2012

"Well crafted. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
The second entry in the Youngbloods series continues 15-year-old Cat's romance with Jesse, her forbidden, almost-a-vampire heartthrob. Read full book review >