Search Results: "Malorie Blackman"


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KNIFE EDGE by Malorie Blackman
FICTION
Released: July 24, 2007

"The personal tragedies of Sephy and Jude's lives in a broken world, however, are rich and genuine. (Fiction. YA)"
Sephy is alone and pregnant living in an apartheid state. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KNIFE EDGE by Malorie Blackman
FICTION
Released: July 24, 2007

"The personal tragedies of Sephy and Jude's lives in a broken world, however, are rich and genuine. (Fiction. YA)"
Sephy is alone and pregnant living in an apartheid state. Read full book review >

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NAUGHTS AND CROSSES by Malorie Blackman
CLASSICS
Released: June 1, 2005

What if people were judged by the color of their skin? Read full book review >

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GIRL WONDER AND THE TERRIFIC TWINS by Malorie Blackman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"B&w pencil drawings of all the mishaps. (Fiction. 6-8.)"
Maxine and her younger twin brothers imagine themselves to be superheroes as they confront everyday problems—like how to retrieve their soccer ball from a grouchy neighbor's flowerbed, rescue a cat from a tree, or persuade their mother to let them have a pet. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"The first Albright biography worth reading, but not destined to be the definitive account of a political career. (Author tour; radio satellite tour)"
A reasonably serious biography, by a reporter in Time magazine's Washington bureau. Read full book review >

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UNPRECEDENTED by Josh  Blackman
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 13, 2013

"With his strong connections among the conservative and libertarian lawyers who mounted the constitutional challenge and his talent for translating arcane legal-speak, Blackman more than capably captures this dramatic constitutional showdown."
A young legal scholar delivers an impressive blow-by-blow account of the court battle to defeat the Affordable Care Act. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 2013

"A sometimes flawed narrative that will yet engage the reader in a David-and-Goliath story pitting one brave woman against a corporate giant."
Presbyterian minister, poet and journalist Blackman recounts the story of Jane Gagliardo, who suffers from multiple sclerosis and who sued a pharmaceutical corporation under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1997

"An unpolished chronicle by a self-conscious do-gooder. (photos, not seen)"
So unfocused is the author's account of her humanitarian work in Sarajevo that the ``lost children'' of the subtitle literally become lost in what is primarily a tale of one woman's Bosnian adventures. Read full book review >