Search Results: "Pamela M. Smith"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 1936

"She also includes helpful tips for men about how to tender the right moves at the right time, ones that will make both parties happy."
Hormones often upset the body's equilibrium, and Smith is here to bring back the balance. Read full book review >

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AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY by Pamela M. Tuck
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"A warm, if understated, title about the struggle for equality. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
A tribute to her father, Tuck's school desegregation story highlights an African-American boy's triumph in a typing tournament. Read full book review >

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THE LAST GRAIL KEEPER by Pamela Smith Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2001

"However, the story sorts itself out by the end and readers will begin to understand how everything fits together and may even find themselves wanting to read it again. (Fiction. 11-14)"
With a new twist on the Arthurian legend, this story incorporates old tales, a contemporary setting, and a mother and daughter pair who find themselves inexplicably interested in the lost world of Avalon. Read full book review >

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GHOST HORSES by Pamela Smith Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1996

"The story has dramatic moments but struggles beneath the weight of its message; fanatic dinophiles may find more focused books like Kathryn Lasky's Bone Wars (1988) less distracting. (Fiction. 10-13)"
An uncomplicated first novel, set in turn-of-the-century South Dakota, about a teenager mad to go fossil-hunting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 29, 1992

"A provocative and forceful call for change, certain to enrage male gynecologists while empowering their patients."
Why men have no business being gynecologists—or so the author says—and what women can do to get proper health care. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"Inspirational without being patronizing; a well-organized collection."
Christian-themed first-person accounts on loss and redemption. Read full book review >

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MARROW ISLAND by Alexis M. Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2016

"Engrossing eco-fiction, eerie and earnest."
A stunning novel about sacrifice for the sake of survival in the aftermath of natural and man-made disasters. Read full book review >

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KEEPER FOR THE SEA by Kimberley Smith Brady
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"An intimate scene as the two prepare the fishing rod is painted against a vast starry sky, while one particularly masterful spread—of the upturned faces of the fisher folk as they watch the sky—builds anticipation. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Brady's first children's book is a low-key story of a fishing adventure shared by a girl and her grandfather that effectively conveys the moods of their outing, from the excitement of the catch to their awe for the natural world. Read full book review >