Search Results: "Pat Works"


BOOK REVIEW

A LOVE UNRIVALED by Pat Works
Released: April 23, 2012

"Well written with a couple of surprises, despite some narrative distance and overly familiar themes."
Touched by a higher power through dreams and visions, Works uses her experience as a seer to illustrate God's love. Read full book review >

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PAT THE CAT by Jacqui Hawkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 22, 2011

"This irresistible app gets everything right, proving that simplicity is sometimes best. (iPad storybook app. 2-7)"
Based on the picture book of the same name, this charming app is a flawless combination of music, sound effects, narration and interactive elements. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1996

"With striking statistics and engrossing case studies, Barnett and Rivers deliver a timely and lucid exposition of the contemporary American family."
A significant and unabashedly optimistic assessment of two- income families, expressed in lively, straightforward prose. Read full book review >

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PAT-A-CAKE by Mary Brigid Barrett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"With its companion title, a playful romp in a please-touch-and-explore world. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
Moving on from baked goods, a diverse group of toddlers pat everything from an acorn to a puddle. Read full book review >

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WHAT WORKS by Iris Bohnet
NON-FICTION
Released: March 8, 2016

"An optimistic solution to a complex problem."
How to recognize and overcome bias. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2000

"Nothing particularly fresh, but with so few voices expressing similar commitments to ending poverty, we can't afford to ignore Wallis—even if he is repeating many a lesson that those familiar with his work will already have learned."
The evangelical activist and writer (and editor of Sojourners), who has long defined the Christian Left, offers autobiographical snapshots and a call to action. Read full book review >

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BOAT WORKS by Tom Slaughter
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 29, 2012

"No need for a life jacket; all these vessels glide smoothly into port. (Board book. 1-3)"
When you sail away on these seas, the vessel can be any you choose. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 1994

"An insider's accessible, informative take on what's needed to get futuristic hardware to contemporary flight lines and launching pads. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A top-flight aerospace engineer's engrossing reminiscences of an eventful career in the service of the CIA and US military at the height of the Cold War. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HENRY WORKS by D.B. Johnson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 27, 2004

"Again, an unassuming, deeply affecting tribute to an essential philosopher and writer. (afterword) (Picture book. 7-9)"
Johnson adds new, rich meaning to a common phrase in his fourth Thoreau-esque episode. Read full book review >

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PAT-A-CAKE BABY by Joyce Dunbar
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 9, 2015

"A sweet confection through and through, from the glitter on the cover to the nonpareils on the endpapers. (Picture book. 4-7)"

BOOK REVIEW

PAT-A-CAKE by Joanna Cole
FRIENDS AND SCHOOL
Released: Sept. 21, 1992

"Also in paperback. (Folklore. All ages)"
Thirty loving pastimes for baby and adult: rhymes to chant while dancing (``Ring Around the Rosie''), bouncing (``Trot Along to Boston''), tickling, toe-counting, face-touching, etc., each fully detailed in Tiegreen's clear cartoon-style illustrations, which are full of affection and good cheer. Read full book review >

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PAT AND DICK by Will Swift
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A model of well-documented revisionist history."
The marriage of Richard and Pat Nixon undergoes sharp analysis by Swift, a formally trained psychologist and first-family historian (The Kennedys Amidst the Gathering Storm: A Thousand Days in London, 1938-1940, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >