Search Results: "Peter A. Glaser Ph.D."


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 30, 2006

"The Glasers' knowledge of clear and effective communication techniques translates into a manual that is extremely beneficial to all who wish to hone their communication skills."
Succinct and informative, this self-help manual not only outlines the communication problems, but also highlights the steps necessary to resolve those issues. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 1994

"Post-conference editing would have given the collection some badly needed coherence ."
This collection of essays addresses the evolving goals, functions, values, and even definitions of museums since the end of WW II. Read full book review >

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ELEPHANTS by Rebecca Glaser
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2016

"Little animal lovers will enjoy gazing at the photographs while learning a little bit about these creatures' real lives and behaviors. (Board book. 2-3)"
This brief photographic nonfiction offering introduces little ones to the many uses of an elephant's trunk. Read full book review >

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EMMA’S POEM by Linda Glaser
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2010

"Nicely done, enabling even young children to see how the poem and the statue came together. (Picture book/biography. 5-8)"
Emma Lazarus lived and wrote in New York City. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 31, 1997

"But despite some roughness, this work is affecting and insightful about both family and the artistic process."
A moving, ribald, and vulnerable take on a family and a life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 1994

"Despite the lack of context provided by Micheels's skimpy introduction, this is a potent inside look at police work. (16 pages of photos, not seen)"
New York City detectives talk about wearing the ``coveted gold shield'' and describe their most memorable cases in unrestrained, gritty detail. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"In other words, something is out there; it's just unidentified. (Photos, charts, diagrams)"
A comprehensive investigation of encounters with unidentified flying objects, all the more riveting because it is both skeptical and scrupulously objective. Read full book review >

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FORGIVE ME FOR I HAVE SINNED by Peter A. Petroff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 22, 2013

"A respectable but unpolished first effort that successfully marries the mystery genre with politics, religion and culture."
In this debut novel partially inspired by actual events, a dedicated Catholic priest from rural Texas discovers political and personal conflict in Guatemala. Read full book review >

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HANNAH'S WAY by Linda Glaser
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"The moment is a little miracle—nearly impossible to believe, but entirely convincing and true. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Sometimes the tiniest actions are the most heroic. In this book—based on a true story—the heroes are children. Read full book review >

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HOPPY PASSOVER by Linda Glaser
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"They'll be especially eager to sample the charoset Violet is so eager to eat when they notice the recipe that's included. (Picture book/religion. 2-4)"
Violet and Simon, endearingly good-natured Jewish bunny siblings, offer very young readers a first look at the annual spring celebration by hopping through all the traditional foods and rituals of the preparation for and participation in a happy family Passover Seder. Read full book review >

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MRS. GREENBERG’S MESSY HANUKKAH by Linda Glaser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Kids will be shaking their heads in mild amusement happy that Rachel's efforts do bring home the 'feel of Hanukkah.' (Picture book. 3-6)"
It's the first night of Hanukkah and Rachel, introduced in The Borrowed Hanukkah Latkes (1997), is again looking to share it with her elderly neighbor, Mrs. Greenberg. Read full book review >