Search Results: "Mehmet C. Oz"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 7, 2011

"Honest, teen-friendly advice from trusted sources."
America's favorite doctors Roizen and Oz (You: Having a Baby, 2010, etc.) answer teens' health and life questions with friendly, nonjudgmental guidance. Read full book review >

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PATRICIA C. MCKISSACK
by Jessie Grearson

Have you ever wondered who wrote “Amazing Grace” or thought about the haunting story behind the hymn “I’ll Fly Away”? Ever skipped rope to “Hot Pepper” or counted “Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Mo”? Then Let’s Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn it Out!: Games, Songs & Stories from an African American Childhood is for you. Award-winning author Patricia ...


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MY HEART IS BROKEN, BUT MY RESOLVE IS NOT
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson

Cover Story: Obscured Big Face
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale:
 2 - Eleventy Billion
Talky Talk: Switcheroo
Bonus Factor:
 Untold Stories
Relationship Status: Actually, Could You Introduce Me to Your (Nonfiction) Friend?

Cover Story: Obscured Big Face

As stunning – and familiar – as this is ...


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SUDDENLY IN THE DEPTHS OF THE FOREST by Amos Oz
ANIMALS
Released: March 21, 2011

"Flawed, but intriguing and unusual. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Matti and Maya live in a remote village in which there are no animals. Read full book review >

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UNDER THIS BLAZING LIGHT by Amos Oz
NON-FICTION
Released: April 26, 1995

"Whether these musings touch upon the kibbutz, Israeli literature, or his early years in Jerusalem, Oz captivates the reader with his elegantly poetic voice."
Adapted from articles, interviews, and lectures from the 1960s and '70s, this is a provocative collection on Israeli society by one of the country's foremost novelists. Read full book review >

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PLAYTIME WITH MCKISSACK
by Julie Danielson

Award-winning author Patricia C. McKissack (born in middle Tennessee, I proudly add) has had a long and distinguished career in the field of children’s literature. Not one to rest on her laurels—I believe she will turn 73 this year—she’s bringing readers this month a superb new book, a volume that I’ve no doubt we’ll judge later as one of the ...


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DON'T CALL IT NIGHT by Amos Oz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A perfectly pitched comedy, expertly translated, and one of Oz's most attractive and accomplished books."
A vividly and affectionately detailed picture of Israeli village life—and of what might be called a JulyOctober relationship—by acclaimed essayist and novelist Oz (Under This Blazing Light, 1995; Fima, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >

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JAZZ, PIZZAZZ, AND THE SILVER THREADS by Mary Quattlebaum
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1996

"This unfairness is neither noted directly by the author nor resolved, marring an otherwise lighthearted work. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 6-10)"
Calvin, a fairly ordinary boy, spends his afternoons among a cast of determined eccentrics. Ms. Eva, a jazz dancer, takes care of him after school, along with his brother, Monk, a precocious budding 7-year-old poet who acts like a little old man and carries bookishness to an extreme, and neighbor Jenny, who is practicing to become a magician. Read full book review >

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ISRAEL, PALESTINE AND PEACE by Amos Oz
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 4, 1995

"Though many of the ideas here have been aired in his recently published compilation of essays (Under the Blazing Light), Oz's lyrical prose continues to delight."
A poignant and powerful collection of essays and lectures focusing primarily on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read full book review >

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FIMA by Amos Oz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Essayist and novelist Oz (To Know a Woman, 1991, etc.) has never focused such large matters so adroitly on such a delicate fulcrum—or created a more endearing hero."
A slyly satiric walking tour through the closing years of Israel's first half-century—as refracted through the mind of an ineffectual, quirky dreamer constitutionally beset by the most mundane details of his daily routine. Read full book review >

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PANTHER IN THE BASEMENT by Amos Oz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Another triumph, and further evidence of Oz's increasing claim to serious Nobel Prize consideration."
A wonderful short novel from the increasingly acclaimed Israeli author. Read full book review >

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TO KNOW A WOMAN by Amos Oz
Released: March 7, 1991

Peerless Israeli storyteller Oz presents 18 months in the life of painfully self-contained Yoel Raviv, retired from the Israeli Secret Service and trying to escape the ghosts of his professional life and his dead wife—a woman he's still struggling to know. Read full book review >