Search Results: "Merrill Meadow"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Will resonate most with those who have already sat through Stevenson's classes."
The man who essentially invented the concept of entrepreneurship discusses some of the lessons he's learned. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MATTHEW'S MEADOW by Corinne Demas Bliss
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1992

"For thoughtful readers. (Fiction. 8-12)"
After his farm chores are done, Matthew finds a quiet retreat in the upland meadow his grandmother had cleared. Read full book review >

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MERRILL MARKOE'S GUIDE TO LOVE by Merrill Markoe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"A fun romp through the sillier side of love, best savored in small does."
Markoe (How to Be Hap-Hap-Happy Like Me, 1994), a columnist and Emmy Awardwinning former writer for David Letterman, is like a sassy friend who's fun to spend time with—although maybe not too much time all at once. Read full book review >

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SILVER MEADOW by Barry Maitland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"Not even the most hard-bitten readers, however, are likely to forget the monstrous terrarium world of Silvermeadow."
Four years after cold-blooded Gregory North killed two guards during a bank robbery in Ilford, Chief Inspector David Brock of Scotland Yard is still hunting him down the most unlikely byways. Read full book review >

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DREAM MEADOW by Helen V. Griffith
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1994

"Though the book teeters dangerously close to clichÇ, children upset by an approaching death will find the tender reassurance here consoling. (Picture Book. 5-8)"
A simple depiction of a woman and her dog going gently into that good night. Read full book review >

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IN THE MEADOW by Yukiko Kato
by Yukiko Kato, illustrated by Komako Sakai, translated by Yuki Kaneko
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"This immersive experience is the first in a proposed series of nature books; a welcome addition. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A memorable day at the river with the whole family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOUSE IN A MEADOW by John Himmelman
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Captioned with simple, declarative sentences, capped by a multimedia resource list, this makes an engaging invitation to young naturalists to go outside, sit down, and look around. (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-9)"
Himmelman pans across a Northeastern meadow at ground level, introducing an array of exactly drawn, delicately colored flora and fauna. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MEADOW by James Galvin
NON-FICTION
Released: April 30, 1992

"Close-ups of seldom-seen bedrock people of the American West, adroitly drawn and deeply felt."
A passionate hundred-year history of a small mountain ranch on the Colorado-Wyoming border. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OVER IN THE MEADOW by Olive A. Wadsworth
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Rojankovsky edition (1957, 1985), or Ezra Jack Keats's self-consciously arty version (1971). (Picture book. 4-6)"
The animal cast of this 19th-century counting rhyme has been subject to many variations; here, Vojtech (Tough Beginnings: How Baby Animals Survive, 2001, etc.) chooses a set and arranges them on oversized pages in intimate gatherings of smiling, smoothly painted single-parent families. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PICNIC AT MUDSOCK MEADOW by Patricia Polacco
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 16, 1992

"Proof that Polacco can work her magic on even the most hackneyed plot. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Polacco returns to the small-town scene of Meteor! (1987) for an affectionate, if stylized, boy-girl story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Mother Merrill is Dead by Ed Polokoff
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: June 14, 2012

"Polokoff writes well, and for that—and his engaging humanity—the collection is to be recommended."
There is something for everyone in this collection of memoir snapshots. Heck, there is even a novella for good measure. Read full book review >