Search Results: "Pete Sanders"


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DEATH AND DYING by Pete Sanders
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1991

In the ``Let's Talk About'' series, an ineffective attempt to answer the questions young children ask about death. Read full book review >

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BULLYING by Pete Sanders
by Pete Sanders, illustrated by Mike Lacey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Clearly the book is intended for use with groups, although individual readers may find it helpful, especially the list of associations relating to such issues as safety and child abuse. (index) (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
Part of the What Do You Know About series that addresses social issues, this introduction to a topic all too common to childhood is welcome, although its combination of a fictional story and nonlinear nonfiction makes it tricky to follow at times. Read full book review >

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RACHEL'S HOPE by Shelly Sanders
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"Alas, not tight enough to resonate deeply. (historical note, glossary) (Historical fiction. 11-14)"
Rachel Paskar, now 16 in 1905 San Francisco, begins life anew, a refugee with her older sister, brother-in-law, and Menahem, a young boy with whom they escaped from the 1903 Kishinev, Russia, pogrom (Rachel's Secret, 2012). Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 2011

"An uneven effort that, despite its shortcomings, will motivate some readers."
Business consultant, Today Show regular and former Yahoo! exec Sanders (The Likeability Factor, 2009, etc.) offers advice for building confidence through the prism of his grandmother's teachings. Read full book review >

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THE PRIVATE DEATH OF PUBLIC DISCOURSE by Barry Sanders
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 26, 1998

"But there may be an insurmountable problem here, for only those who already read books will read this one."
A sprawling, provocative conversation with loose ends that are the forgivable product of a literate mind grappling with big issues. Read full book review >

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LOVE SONGS by Lawrence Sanders
Released: May 30, 1972

"When Mr. Sanders decides there's more to life than nakedly meets the eye (or bravely assaults the ear — Use 'shit' instead of 'love' and the song sounds the same) perhaps he'll get back to a more interesting form of entertainment such as The Anderson Tapes."
You might almost prefer the randy Pleasures of Helen to the lyricized sensuality here (namely Maine) where Pieter Vanderhorst, a priapic forebear also called the Patroon, rules the household in a very virile fashion. Read full book review >

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SHADES OF GRAY by Kim Sanders
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"The romance enthusiast won't be disappointed with this novel that never skimps on passion or story."
In Sanders' debut novel, renowned photographer Samantha Jennings loves her camera and solitude, but when she's accused of murdering her lover, only the man who broke her heart 10 years earlier can save her. Read full book review >

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BUFFALO CLOUDS by Craig Sanders
Released: Jan. 26, 2015

"A charming coming-of-age story full of humor, mystery, and romance set in the Old West."
In Sanders' debut YA novel, a 17-year-old boy unravels the truth behind the mysterious circumstances of his father's death, discovering love and courage on the way. Read full book review >