Search Results: "Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell"


BOOK REVIEW

THE COMPANY OF HEAVEN by Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Brilliantly evocative contemporary stories about Haiti told by a personable native."
Life in Haiti, before the recent earthquake but no less steeped in hardship and spiritual overcoming, is captured in interconnected stories by a gifted Haitian American. The book won the 2010 Iowa Short Fiction Award. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2004

"Effectively poses the question: if kids from a hard-scrabble school district can turn out a roadworthy alternate fuel vehicle in a matter of months, what's wrong with our big car makers?"
Inspirational tale of how the outlandish idea of building an electrically powered car energized and transformed high-school students in an economically stressed community. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2012

"Thoughtful and provocative."
Debut author Phipps offers a challenging reexamination of the connection between the "evolutionary dynamics of the universe and the very being of the divine." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INSECTS AND SPIDERS by Lorus J. Milne
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"Sloppy work. (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
Full-color illustrations of insects, some of them magnified as much as 10 or 20 times, demonstrate that it is possible to show things in a larger scale, but without providing much more information. Read full book review >