Search Results: "Nancy Raines Day"


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WHAT IN THE WORLD? by Nancy Raines Day
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Textured, visually rich, and gracefully simple, this is a fine blend of informative poetry and illustration. (Picture book. 2-6) "
This more-than-a-counting-book introduces things recognizable in numbered sets. Read full book review >

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A KITTEN'S YEAR by Nancy Raines Day

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DOUBLE THOSE WHEELS by Nancy Raines Day
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2003

"Nicely delivered. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A young monkey illustrates the power of doubling in an ingenious early math title. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 1994

"List of abbreviations; glossary; notes; bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Taking on what was a chapter or two in recent books about animal rights, Daniel Cohen's Animal Rights: A Handbook for Young Adults (1993) and Marna Owen's Animal Rights: Yes or No? (1993), Day manages to create detective thriller out of the dilemmas. Read full book review >

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SENSATIONAL TV by Nancy Day
NONFICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

Day (Animal Experimentation, 1994, not reviewed, etc.) offers readers a sobering investigation into talk shows, tabloid news programs, and reality-based adventure shows and comes up with a well-meaning but superficial primer in the Issues in Focus series. Read full book review >

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THE HORSESHOE CRAB by Nancy Day
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 19, 1992

"Brief fact summary; glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
Not true crabs but arthropods, the 9,000,000 armor-plated horseshoe crabs in waters from New York to North Carolina are little changed from their ancestors of 500 million years ago. Read full book review >

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NANCY MACLEAN
by Jody Seaborn

It seems inevitable the phrase “vast right-wing conspiracy” will pop into your head while reading Duke University historian Nancy MacLean’s disquieting Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America. After all, the phrase made famous by Hillary Clinton in the 1990s popped into MacLean’s head a few times while she researched and wrote her ...


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THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY by Howell Raines
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 2, 2006

"Eloquent meditations on fishing interlaced with piercing explorations of the inner workings of the newspaper business."
The New York Times' former executive editor, fired in the wake of the Jayson Blair scandal, ruminates on fly-fishing, love, successes and failures in the newspaper game, and hooking and fighting and losing a marlin. Read full book review >

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FLY FISHING THROUGH THE MIDLIFE CRISIS by Howell Raines
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 21, 1993

"A profound work that will hook readers from the start."
A bold and eloquent work in which New York Times editorial page director Raines (Whiskey Man, My Soul Is Rested—both 1977) looks at his obsession with fly fishing as cause, symptom, and remedy for the woes of middle-aging. Read full book review >

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CARL'S MASQUERADE by Alexandra Day
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 8, 1992

"Painted with more impressionistic freedom that others in the series, as befits the imaginative subject; fans will find Carl as sweet and his exploits as appealing as ever. (Picture book. 3+)"
This time the popular Rottweiler, baby on his back, follows his charge's parents to a costume ball where—among other imaginatively got-up people—they see a buxom lady dressed as the baby, complete with a model of Carl that she seems to be riding. Read full book review >

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CARL AT THE DOG SHOW by Alexandra Day
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"Carl and his concept are getting a bit long in the tooth, but fans of the series and Rottweiler owners will still find Carl a charming canine character. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Mischievous Madeleine and her canine companion, Carl the Rottweiler, attend a dog show in this latest entry in the long-running series. Read full book review >