Search Results: "Mathew Price"


BOOK REVIEW

DON'T WORRY, ALFIE by Mathew Price
Released: March 1, 1999

"It may be a wild world out there, but Alfie learns that with proper care, it's a manageable one. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The world is a perilous place, or so it seems to a small cub named Alfie. Read full book review >

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MATHEW BRADY by Robert Wilson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A useful introduction to the man who established photographs as both works of art and important historical documents."
The editor of the American Scholar tracks the career of America's pioneering photographer. Read full book review >

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HISTORY
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"Bibliography, index. (Biography. 11+)"
A meticulous portrait of a pioneer American photographer. Read full book review >

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HAVE YOU SEEN MY SISTER? by Mathew Price
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Unusually appealing. (Picture book. 2-7)"
When Ben's mother sends him to look for his little sister, he checks around the garden with several friends, portrayed in the late Le Cain's disarming illustrations as living in snug little homes that Ben imagines for them. Read full book review >

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MATHEW MICHAEL'S BEASTLY DAY by Deborah Johnston
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

When Mathew Michael wakes up, he feels (and, in Chwast's boldly outlined picture, looks) like a sloth; at breakfast, he's a hungry bear; then he's a timid rabbit boarding the school bus, a tyrannosaur who gets in trouble on the playground, and so on- -until he becomes a boy ready for tucking in and an animal story. Read full book review >

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VINCENT PRICE by Victoria Price
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"These are the things readers want to know about in detail, not the run-down on the cast of Laura. (32 pages b&w photos)"
Although she gives a thoughtful and detailed recounting of Vincent Price's career, his daughter sticks too closely to the facts to make this biography anything special—a disappointment, considering the potential. Read full book review >

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THE LEGEND OF PRADEEP MATHEW by Shehan Karunatilaka
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2012

"The novel works on many levels—including the sociological and the mythic—and can serve as a primer both for adepts and for those who've never seen a cricket match."
An investigation into the life and times of a mysterious Sri Lankan cricket player from the perspective of an obsessed fan. Read full book review >

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FREEDOM'S PRICE by Michaela MacColl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"It's understandable to want to create spunky historical heroines, but some children in the past weren't free to be headstrong—their survival depended on caution. To write fiction otherwise becomes gross revisionism. (author's note, sources, further reading) (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
This entry in MacCall and Nichols' Hidden Histories series takes a fictional look at the Dred Scott decision. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 11, 2013

"An eye-opening, absorbing, complex story of scientific achievement in the face of overwhelming odds."
A hard-hitting attack on current drug policy by Hart (Psychology and Psychiatry/Columbia Univ.), a neuroscientist who grew up on the streets of one of Miami's toughest neighborhoods. Read full book review >

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THE PRICE OF THIRST by Karen Piper
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"Piper's report makes for anxious yet informative reading."
Piper (English and Geography/Univ. of Missouri; Left in the Dust: How Race and Politics Created a Human and Environmental Tragedy in L.A., 2006, etc.) introduces us to a brave new world in which drought is a prime business opportunity. Read full book review >