Search Results: "Mitchell Sharmat"


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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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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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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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THE FREEDOM SUMMER MURDERS by Don Mitchell
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 29, 2014

"Essential. (Nonfiction. 12-16)"
A 50th-anniversary examination of the Mississippi murders of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner and their aftermath. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET TO LYING by Todd Mitchell
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: June 1, 2010

"Despite the fact that Green's work is miles ahead of Mitchell's, the latter's voice is definitely one to watch. (Fiction. YA)"
For James, a freshman loser with virtually no friends, reinvention comes in the shape of the American Science and Mathematics Academy, an exclusive public boarding school made up of nerds and geeks. Read full book review >

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A MAN UNDER AUTHORITY by Reid Mitchell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1997

"Though it's not a fully realized work of fiction, this is a thoughtful, lucidly written character study and moral drama that augurs well for its author's new career as a novelist."
This capably understated portrayal of a veteran soldier's singular postwar adventure is the first novel from a respected military historian (The Vacant Chair, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >

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AMID THE ASHES AND THE DUST by Clay Mitchell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 24, 2013

"An affecting novel about the collision of love, faith and loss."
A devastated Texan must rediscover his faith in order to find himself in Mitchell's impressive debut religious novel that isn't afraid to explore the dark side of humanity. Read full book review >

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Released: May 7, 2007

"Lush and fascinating: an essential reference for Wolfe fans and scholars."
Impressive array of primary documents, photographs, commentary and miscellany relating to the novelist's short life and controversial career. Read full book review >

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SHADOWED SUMMER by Saundra Mitchell
FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2009

Iris and Collette, best friends with plans to get out of their sleepy little Louisiana town as soon as they can drive, find themselves faced with some unexpected challenges in the summer of their 15th year. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"While only true believers will follow Mitchell in the orthodox canon of complexes, cathexes, and dream interpretations, her arguments for reclaiming hysteria for both sexes are persuasive."
Psychoanalyst Mitchell makes a good case for the feminization of hysteria and its later decline and fall as a category of mental illness. Read full book review >

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A RAGE OF INNOCENTS by Kay Mitchell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 14, 1998

"Another winner from one of the genre's best."
A fifth excursion to England's Malminster township, the grungy turf of Chief Inspector John Morrissey and his Detective-Sergeant Neil Barrett (A Portion for Foxes, 1995 etc.). Read full book review >