Search Results: "Mara Bergman"


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OLIVER WHO WOULD NOT SLEEP! by Mara Bergman
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A warm and fuzzy homage to Sendak's Max and his wild things guaranteed to lull little ones into their own night-time adventures. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A little boy who "couldn't and didn't and would not sleep" prefers to stay awake and play. Read full book review >

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LIVELY ELIZABETH! by Mara Bergman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"A sweet charmer. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Elizabeth is more than lively; she's a very noisy whirling dervish. Read full book review >

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MUSICAL BEDS by Mara Bergman
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Perfect to share just before toddling off to the right bed. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A trio of tots keeps a weary Dad running in this tale of nocturnal wanderings. Read full book review >

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SNIP SNAP! by Mara Bergman
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2005

"No diecuts, but still a good alternative to Ed Emberley's classic Go Away, Big Green Monster (1992). (Picture book. 6-8)"
When an alligator chews open the door and comes creeping, creeping through their apartment, are Marissa, Eva and Jonathan afraid? Read full book review >

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YUM YUM! by Mara Bergman
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Sweet with a pinch of spice, this rhyming read-aloud serves up one flavorful treat. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Katie, James and their little dog Harry are aspiring chefs, but there's one (or more) too many cooks in this kitchen in this humorous offering. Read full book review >

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Released: April 27, 1994

This rich anthology of essays, stories, and correspondences offers the cumulative voice of the important post-Stonewall generation of gay writers who called themselves the Violet Quill. Read full book review >

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BIRDS OF A LESSER PARADISE by Megan Mayhew Bergman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2012

"The beginning, one suspects, of a fine career."
From a young Southern writer of note, a top-notch debut collection of stories, most of them revolving around motherhood, animals and conflicting loyalties. Read full book review >

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WHERE AM I NOW? by Mara Wilson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A readably candid, sharp memoir."
A 20-something playwright and actor's memoir about her childhood journey to Hollywood fame and teenage descent into contented semiobscurity. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 1991

Another attractive title in the ``Don't Turn Away'' series, first published in Sweden. Read full book review >

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HEROIC MEASURES by David Bergman
Released: May 1, 1998

"Poems about his aging father, including the wonderful title piece, combine Bergman's campy charms with his expressive clarity: While his father asks that no —heroic measures— be taken to sustain his life, his son preserves that life quite elegantly in his own strong measures."
paper 0-8142-0784-7 Towson State English professor and editor of numerous anthologies of gay fiction, Bergman (Cracking the Code) relies on his superb knowledge of traditional prosody in the various forms he so purposefully explores in this, his second collection. Read full book review >