Search Results: "Philip A. Scheinberg"


BOOK REVIEW

HOW TO SURVIVE WITHIN OUR HEALTHCARE SYSTEM by Philip A. Scheinberg
NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2013

"A blunt, useful guide to approaching health care with more knowledge and less blind trust."
This short booklet of 12 chapters serves a clear purpose: to raise awareness about individual accountability in the fields of health care and medicine. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 3, 2010

"An inspirational tool for personal and professional growth."
Berry presents his positive plan for life and career transformation. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"A heartfelt plea for further progress, which raises as many questions as it answers."
Both experts in government and history, Klinkner (Hamilton Coll.; The Losing Parties, not reviewed) and Smith (Yale; Civic Ideals, not reviewed ) mean to "sound an alarm" about the still poor state of race relations in the US. Read full book review >

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Released: April 21, 1992

"Well intentioned but dully written, and delivering a more depressing view of new parenthood than the authors probably intended."
The authors, clinical psychologists at UC Berkeley, present the results of their 18 years of study of one hundred couples making the transition from partners to parents. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 1994

Compiled by the coordinator of the Pediatric HIV Psychosocial Support Program and the Chief of Pediatrics at NIH's National Cancer Institute, plus an artist who lost her son to AIDS, a selection of art and writing by young patients at the Institute. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROSIE AND THE NIGHTMARES by Philip Waechter
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Similarly, the seemingly random arrangement of illustration types (full bleed, spot, cropped and more) is redeemed by the constant presence of the small, determined heroine, whose outlook seems rosy indeed. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In this amusing paean to overcoming monster-sized fears, Rosie wakes shaking from yet another nightmare. Read full book review >

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SHAPES by Philip Giordano
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"A winner. (Board book. 1-3)"
Lifting flaps reveal the simple geometry underlying the world around us. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VALENTINE AND HIS VIOLIN by Philip Hopman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Delightful whether or not you've ever attempted to play a stringed instrument. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Valentine's violin teacher says he's doing very well, but the effect of his playing on others is dramatic in a different sense. Read full book review >

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THE BREAK-UP ARTIST by Philip Siegel
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2014

"A true chick-lit charmer, ideal for a chilly winter night or a sunny beach chair. (Chick-lit/romance. 12-16)"
Breakin' up may be hard to do but not if you get a little help from a cynical teenager who's found a niche market for her special skills. Read full book review >

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SCRIVENER'S MOON by Philip Reeve
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Quiet and somber, but still deeply satisfying. (Steampunk. 13 & up)"
The third (and final?) Fever Crumb story reminds readers of the serious themes beneath Reeve's often madcap, always entertaining tales. Read full book review >