Search Results: "Marfé Ferguson Delano"


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CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"A thoughtful new insight into an iconic American life. (endnote, chronology, bibliography, sources, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A revealing portrait of the father of our country as a slave owner. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

Like many others, Delano sounds the alarm—but in ways that her young audience is particularly likely to heed. Read full book review >

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TREE FROGS by Marfé Ferguson Delano
Released: March 1, 2000

"An early start for the very young naturalist. (Children's Book-of-the-Month Club selection) (Board book. 2-4)"
Bright color photographs in double-paged spreads depict tiny, hopping, emerald-colored tree-frogs, which decorate woodlands around the world. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 2005

"The meticulous design, which features archival photographs (frequently set against reproductions of key documents) and quotations from Einstein set in a spiky display type, further acts to bring the subject intimately to life. (notes, bibliography, web sites) (Biography. 10-14)"
A necessarily brief introduction covers the main points gracefully, with the help of careful design. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"As a whole, this stands as a solid and very attractive introduction to the life of one of the most influential people of the technological age. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
A brief and handsomely designed biography illuminates the high points in the life of the brilliant inventor. Read full book review >

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SECRETS by Alane Ferguson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1997

"Still, the story ends on an upbeat note, offering the hope that some bad choices in life can be corrected. (Fiction. 11-13)"
A pervasive tone of anger darkens this tale of a sullen 12-year-old whose world turns upside down when he learns that he's adopted. Read full book review >

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PERIPHERAL VISION by Patricia Ferguson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2008

"Intelligent storytelling, albeit too self-consciously structured."
An accomplished English novelist makes her U.S. debut with a sharply observed, intricately plotted novel exploring wounds and attachment across class and time lines. Read full book review >

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BUZZARD BAY by Bob Ferguson
Released: Sept. 14, 2012

"Not for the squeamish, but full of nail-biting excitement."
A struggling farm couple reveals extraordinary grit and determination when they find themselves pitted against an international cocaine cartel. Read full book review >

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21 SECRETS TO AMAZING HEALTH by Traci Ferguson
NON-FICTION
Released: July 30, 2008

"A manageable dose of useful medical information."
A board-certified internal-medicine physician takes the guesswork out of maximizing a healthy lifestyle. Read full book review >

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BETWEEN THE BRIDGE AND THE RIVER by Craig Ferguson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 10, 2006

"Profane on its surface, ethical at its core and always fun, this debut marks the arrival of an important comic talent."
Ferguson (host of CBS's The Late Late Show) takes us on a wild ride in his scintillating debut, a combination caper/morality tale with the barbed comic energy of a Carl Hiaasen novel. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1997

"Throughout, the writing is so powerful that it's hard not to share the author's delight to be back in the woods."
Woodland interludes—quick and bright, dazzling amid the bosky gloom—from a former forest-service ranger (Spirits of the Wild: The World's Great Nature Tales, 1996). Read full book review >