Search Results: "Pamela Espeland"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Children of all ages will be charmed by this collection that demonstrates that poet-translators often make the best ambassadors. (Picture book/poetry. 3-7)"
A charming collection of poems finds an American audience in a splendid translation. Read full book review >

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HOT, COLD, SHY, BOLD by Pamela Harris
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"One picture that spans an entire spread—of two girls facing each other—is spoiled because the book's binding falls at a crucial area of the photograph; it shows that their 'how-do-you-do' faces are aimed not at each other, but at the buggy occupant of a jar. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A concept book in photographs that holds nothing new for those familiar with Tana Hoban's or Margaret Miller's work. Read full book review >

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THE WHISPER by Pamela Zagarenski
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Surreal, staggering mixed-media paintings make traveling across such beautifully varied and bizarre storyscapes exhilarating. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A "magical book" on loan from her teacher loses its words on the trip home, so a little girl spins her own stories for each enchanting picture. Read full book review >

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BELINDA by Pamela Allen
by Pamela Allen, illustrated by Pamela Allen
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1993

"Australian; perfect to share with a group. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Bessie milks Belinda every day, while Old Tom grows vegetables; but when Bessie goes to visit her daughter, Old Tom is to do the milking. ``There's a good girl,'' he croons, whereupon Belinda declares her intentions with ``one almighty kick.'' She's faster than he is, and also smart enough to snatch the carrot he offers before escaping. Read full book review >

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MY CAT MAISIE by Pamela Allen
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1991

"A perfect blend of text and pictures to make an entertaining story. (Picture book. 3-8)"
The big boy next door has a big dog named Lobo, but Andrew has no one to play with. Read full book review >

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BEST BOOKS OF 2016: PAMELA HAAG
by Alexia Nader

What does a haunted house in California have to do with gun control? This question animates Pamela Haag’s newest book, The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture, a history of the gun business in the late 19th century focused on the Winchester family. Haag shows this history as two interrelated stories, represented respectively in the ...


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PAMELA PAUL
by Claiborne Smith

Readers who know Pamela Paul’s books before she became the editor of the New York Times Book Review know that they are serious works of nonfiction: The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony (2002), Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families (2005), and Parenting, Inc.: How the Billion-Dollar Baby Business Has Changed the Way ...


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BOOK REVIEW

TILLMON COUNTY FIRE by Pamela Ehrenberg
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2009

"A quiet tome that will require promotion if it is to find its select group of readers. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
An introspective look at truth and consequences in small-town America. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 25, 2009

"Informative, authorcentric guide on outsourcing."
A resource for managers affected by outsourcing to India. Read full book review >

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POP  by Pamela Peery
NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2014

"A solid, supportive advice book to help women through the physical and mental work of childbirth."
An accessible debut guidebook for pregnant women. Read full book review >

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THE SMALL BLACK KNIFE by Pamela Hill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1999

"Though veteran Hill (The Sword and the Flame, 1992, etc.) takes her time getting around to that small black knife, readers who stay the course will be rewarded with a cunningly intricate human puzzle."
Months after retired economist Julius Partridge tumbles to his death from a stone ledge near his cottage in the village of Brennan, Tom Brackenbury, a journalist grieving for the wife he lost to an IRA bombing, arrives in Brennan to find his sodden, sluttish widow at the center of the village's social life. Read full book review >