Search Results: "Miriam Glassman"


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CALL ME OKLAHOMA! by Miriam Glassman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Though it's not quite as layered as some other beginning chapter books, young readers who are searching for their own selves will certainly appreciate this new heroine. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Nine-year-old Paige Turner is tired of being timid—but she needs a new name to go with her new identity. Read full book review >

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BOX TOP DREAMS by Miriam Glassman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"The school scenes are particularly strong and dead-on relevant to readers' concerns. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A sympathetically written growing-up novel with a likable heroine, Ariadne, whose fifth-grade year is fraught with changes. Read full book review >

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HALLOWEENA by Miriam Glassman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Yoking the sweetly normal (Hepzibah's ironing board) with the wryly odd (the ironing board has chicken feet) reflects the very human story of fitting in, making friends, and working with what you are given. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A very giggle-inducing telling of an unusual adoption story. Read full book review >

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FLOWERS ON THE WALL by Miriam Nerlove
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1996

Rachel, the Jewish heroine of this story, is trapped indoors, first by illness, then by the lack of shoes, and finally, by the invasion of Poland by the Germans in 1939. Read full book review >

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EMPIRE OF SHADOWS by Miriam Forster
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Uneven and unsatisfying. (Fantasy. 13-18)"
A young bodyguard in search of redemption finds love and court intrigue in this Asian-influenced fantasy. Read full book review >

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CITY OF A THOUSAND DOLLS by Miriam Forster
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Memorable but bumpy. (Fantasy. 11-15)"
A vivid but uneven debut takes place in an Asian-blend fantasy world. Read full book review >

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DAYENU! by Miriam Latimer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Here's a delightful addition to celebrate both religious identity and family togetherness. (Board book. 1-4)"
A joyful, child-friendly version of a traditional Jewish song. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 29, 1990

A thoughtful, informative look at the origins and use of traditional religious symbols. Read full book review >

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YELLOW DOG by Miriam Körner
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"Heartwarming and optimistic. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Jeremy and his best friend, Justin, seem inseparable until Jeremy's newfound interest in dogs and a mysterious old man threaten their friendship. Read full book review >

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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS by Miriam Halahmy
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 30, 2017

"A book with its heart in the right place even if it fumbles the execution along the way. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Two British teens struggle to stay off the streets. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1994

This collection is all over the place—as any honest anthology claiming to represent feminism must be. Read full book review >