Search Results: "Nathan Bomey"


BOOK REVIEW

DETROIT RESURRECTED by Nathan Bomey
NON-FICTION
Released: April 25, 2016

"An engaging reconstruction of Detroit's financial crisis and the broader implications of its comeback for other American cities."
A chronicle of the infamous bankruptcy of the Motor City, from financial mismanagement to rebirth. Read full book review >

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BIG TRACTOR by Nathan Clement
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Definitely worth a second look among the extensive array of books about large vehicles. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A burly man in a plaid shirt and baseball cap addresses his tractor as "Ol' Partner," reminding his green-painted friend of all the jobs they do together over the course of one agricultural year, from spring to winter. Read full book review >

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JUNCTION by Nathan Jurevicius
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"An enticing slide into the strange, particularly for fans of Shaun Tan's wilder fancies. (Picture book. 7-10) "
The scion of a family of Face Changers journeys through a surreal landscape in this pleasantly creepy outing from the creator of Scarygirl (2010, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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SPEED by Nathan Clement
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Fans will race to share this with their favorite racers-to-be, though they will need to fill listeners in on all the specific whys and hows. (Picture book. 4-7)"
With the same attention to detail as his Drive (2008) and Job Site (2011), Clement brings stock-car racing to life for armchair drivers. Read full book review >

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BIG BAD IRONCLAD! by Nathan Hale
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"Livelier than the typical history textbook but sillier than the many outstanding works on the Civil War available for young readers, this will appeal to both history buffs and graphic-novel enthusiasts. (Graphic historical fiction. 8-12)"
Travel with Nathan Hale back to 1861 for the famous Civil War battle between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia, the war's first ironclad ships. Read full book review >

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JOB SITE by Nathan Clement
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Pair this with Sally Sutton's Roadwork (2008) for a similar treatment of a different job site. (Picture book. 2-6)"
In his debut, Drive (2008), Clement profiled a single 18-wheeler and its driver; here he explores the ever-popular realm of construction trucks. Read full book review >

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YELLOWBELLY AND PLUM GO TO SCHOOL by Nathan Hale
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2007

"EWSLUGp1998. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Hale makes a common premise uncommonly appealing with illustrations that feature a gloriously multi-species cast. Read full book review >

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COUNT ON US by Amy Nathan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2004

"Alert readers will also see clearly how far women have yet to go to achieve equality in and out of the service. (bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
Women have served in every war this country has fought. Read full book review >

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INVERTEBRATES by Nathan Aaseng
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Not a first choice. (Nonfiction. 12-14)"
In the Venture series, a close look at invertebrates, which comprise more than 95% of all animal species. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPORTS
Released: April 1, 1993

"B&w photos, and index not seen. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Aaseng contends that the substance abuse, racism, violence, cheating, and sexism that have tarnished the image of professional and Olympic sports simply mirror blemishes of our culture as a whole. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 13, 1989

An author who has published dozens of useful books on sports initiates a series on business: brief sketches of inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs associated with familiar products. Read full book review >