Search Results: "Ozzie Zehner"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2012

"A bold look at the downside of green technologies and a host of refreshingly simple substitute solutions."
Alternative solutions to the growing energy crisis other than alternative energy. Read full book review >

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LAZY OZZIE by Michael Coleman
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1996

"Skillful watercolor and ink illustrations add bounce, but never get in the way of the story. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A cumulative tale with a manipulative youngster as its hero. Read full book review >

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ROZ AND OZZIE by Johanna Hurwitz
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 23, 1992

"An appealing, comfortable read. (Fiction. 7+)"
New to the neighborhood and to fourth grade, Roz Sasser is eager to make friends—but not with Ozzie Sims, her second-grade uncle who lives next door and follows her everywhere. Read full book review >

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OZZIE ON HIS OWN by Johanna Hurwitz
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 1995

"The details of everyday life glow with the warmth of good hearts and close families. (Fiction. 7+)"
In this sequel to Roz and Ozzie (1992), Ozzie, eight, is spending the summer alone. Read full book review >

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OZZIE AND THE ART CONTEST by Dana Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2013

"Once the story's lesson is revealed, there is little reason to read this one again. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Ozzie enters the art contest at school only to be disappointed at the results. Read full book review >

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WHITE BOY BLUES by Ozzie Cheek
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An enjoyable, if somewhat superficial, fictional interpretation of a psychedelic moment in American history."
A fast-paced, drug-fueled novel that spans the highs and lows of the latter half of the 20th century. Read full book review >

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Decision Making in a Nuclear Middle East by Ozzie Paez
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Jan. 24, 2016

"A well-constructed argument against a nuclear Iran."
Paez (Going Nuclear, 2015) uses the Cold War as a model for containing a nuclear Iran in this work of military and political analysis. Read full book review >

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SON OF A GAMBLING MAN by Bob Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 12, 2013

"A refreshingly unpretentious statement of personal history and political accomplishment that avoids the pitfall of excessive self-congratulation."
The candid account of how the son of a casino owner who consorted with Chicago gangsters found his way into Nevada state politics and into the governor's mansion. Read full book review >

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AT THE EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE by Shaun David Hutchinson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"An earthy, existential coming-of-age gem. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
If your boyfriend is erased from history, is it because the universe is shrinking, or have you totally lost your mind? Read full book review >

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NIGHT RIDE HOME by Barbara Esstman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"One of those reassuring it's never-too-late-to-live-and-love- stories that will resonate with aging boomers and 40-plus romantics. (First printing of 75,000; $75,000 ad/promo)"
Youthful passions still burn strong as Esstman (The Other Anna, not reviewed), in a second novel that tries hard to tug the heartstrings but only occasionally succeeds, profiles a woman who finds the courage to reclaim her life after losing her son. Read full book review >

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Released: July 18, 2012

"An exciting, engaging adventure about defeating evil and reconnecting the bonds of friendship; perfect for igniting adolescent imaginations."
Two teens find themselves in a mystical reality where they must battle to save their lives in Fraedrich's debut YA fantasy. Read full book review >