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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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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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PAT THE BUNNY by Dorothy Kunhardt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 13, 2011

"While adults who grew up with this book might be disappointed by the app's textural limitations, children will enjoy interacting with the familiar characters. (iPad storybook app. 2-4)"
Pat the bunny these days and he feels just as soft as ... an iPad? Read full book review >

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PAT-A-CAKE by R. A. Herman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"Motions, a rhyme, a story and attention from a loved-one—what could be a better combination? (Board book. 1-3)"
The classic nursery rhyme comes to life in this board-book version. Read full book review >

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DON’T PAT THE WOMBAT! by Elizabeth Honey
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2000

"Challenging and often very funny, this gives new meaning the term 'camp book.' (Fiction. 9-12)"
This journal, which chronicles a sixth-grade class trip to Cumbinya Pioneer Camp, is written through the eyes of Mike Ryder, a member of a crazy group called the Coconuts. 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 >