Search Results: "Mitchell Sharmat"


BOOK REVIEW

WHERE ARE YOU? by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"A not-so-great addition to a classic early-reader series. (Early reader. 6-9)"
Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, want a day off from detective work. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"As usual with the Nate the Great books, this story will be great fun for the first- or second-grade reader. (Easy reader. 7-9)"
Nate the Great is back and in fine form. Read full book review >

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JOAN MITCHELL by Patricia Albers
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2011

"A revealing portrait of a complex personality, this biography provides insight into the work of a master artist, but is perhaps too detailed to appeal to casual readers."
Independent curator Albers (Shadows, Fire, Snow: The Life of Tina Modotti, 2002) presents a sizable biography of Joan Mitchell (1925-1992), a member of the New York School of Abstract Expressionist painters who changed the face of the art world in the 1950s. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 11, 2001

"The familiar characters, basic plot, and illustrated pages of these simple chapter books build confidence in children who are just starting to read and who look forward to a new mystery. (Easy reader. 6-9)"
Beginning Readers' favorite young pancake-eating detective is back with his latest case. Read full book review >

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JONI MITCHELL by Malka Marom
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 9, 2014

"The gifted, adventurous musician talks as brilliantly as she writes and sings."
Three deep-running interviews with singer-songwriter Mitchell, by singer-journalist Marom. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Inspiring and incisive. (b&w photos, index, not seen) (Biography. 10-14)"
One of those important pieces of history that somehow never made it into textbooks: the story of Maria Mitchell, a self-taught astronomer who discovered Comet Mitchell, served as an inspiring teacher, and was the first woman inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Read full book review >

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MITCHELL GOES BOWLING by Hallie Durand
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Loads of fun with a lot of heart. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Boisterous Mitchell and his resourceful dad are back in a hilarious father-and-son tale that celebrates working together with wit and warmth (Mitchell's License, 2011). Read full book review >

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SEEKING SALAMANCA MITCHELL by Kenji Jasper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 13, 2004

"Written in loose, loping prose, a story that's entertaining enough, though in the end rather quietly routine."
A jazzy, fluent rendering of the life of an aspiring musician and composer who finds himself jailed for seven years just as his great love gives birth to their child. Read full book review >

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MITCHELL ON THE MOON by R.W. Alley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A rollicking Halloween adventure. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Who will save the moon? Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 31, 1993

Perhaps it's only to be expected that the love story of John Marsh and Margaret Mitchell should be—at least as described here- -as romantic as the colossus it produced. Read full book review >

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I'M THE BEST! by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
ANIMALS
Released: April 15, 1991

"Comical and heartwarming. (Picture book. 4- 8)"
Dudley has had many owners (one gave him away for eating a plant; one moved; one died) and many names; now he's chosen as successor to another dog, one that died. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"A welcome addition to a reliable series. (Young reader. 6-9)"
In another likable mystery for readers making the transition from easy readers, Nate and his dog go on an urgent middle-of- the-night quest for a missing pillowcase that his friend Rosamond's cat is especially attached to. Read full book review >