Search Results: "Reeve Lindbergh"


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UNDER A WING by Reeve Lindbergh
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 2, 1998

"An eloquent recollection of a happy childhood in a tightly knit family whose parents' celebrity complicated but did not contort their lives."
Published at almost the same time as A Scott Berg's materful biography of Lindbergh, a sweetly moving memoir of growing up as the daughter of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 11, 2001

"A wise and elegiac tribute to a mother, a writer, and a brave spirit, from a loving but clear-eyed daughter."
A moving but frank account of the last year of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's life, by her daughter, that poignantly details an often difficult relationship between a loving parent and her now-adult child. Read full book review >

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THE NAMES OF THE MOUNTAINS by Reeve Lindbergh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1992

"Pleasant, and with special value as an insight into a famous family."
According to the author, daughter of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh (cf. Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 2008

"A powerful antidote to Nora Ephron's I Feel Bad About My Neck."
Entering her 60s with grace and equanimity, Lindbergh (No More Words: A Journal of My Mother, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 2001, etc.) has more important concerns than wrinkles or graying hair. Read full book review >

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MY HIPPIE GRANDMOTHER by Reeve Lindbergh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"For children who may have such a grandma, or know such a grandma, and for more than a few adults who may recognize themselves in the words and pictures: a sheer delight. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Famed author Lindbergh, in a much lighter poetic vein than On Morning Wings (2002), limns a bouncy and exuberant rhyme wherein a girl extols her hippie grandma: "She hasn't cut her hair at all / Since nineteen sixty-nine." Read full book review >

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OUR NEST by Reeve Lindbergh
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

"Bedtime reads lie thick upon the ground, but for its comforting message, flowing text, warm sentiment, and jewel-like art, this comes close to such standards as Margaret Wise Brown's Goodnight Moon or Kate Banks's And If the Moon Could Talk (1998). (Picture book. 5-8)"
Luminous undertones in McElmurry's neatly brushed landscapes and cozy close-ups reflect and enhance the lyricism of Lindbergh's rhyme. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

Homage to a brave and dedicated aviation pioneer summoned in lyrical verse and paint-drenched, joyous illustrations. Read full book review >

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ON MORNING WINGS by Reeve Lindbergh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"There is a certain heaviness to the beat of the couplet format, but that is mitigated somewhat by pictorial clarity and sincere reverence. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lindbergh first recast Psalm 139 in simple, rhymed couplets in her anthology In Every Tiny Grain of Sand (2000). Read full book review >

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MY LITTLE GRANDMOTHER OFTEN FORGETS by Reeve Lindbergh
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

"Worlds of understanding flow from Lindbergh, whose long experience with her own mother's slow demise enlightens each page with tender reality. (Picture book. 3-5)"
An enchantingly cozy world of window seats, trellises and rose-patterned curtains is Tom's little grandmother's physical world, and her home's familiar surroundings help comfort her deteriorating brain. Read full book review >

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HOMER THE LIBRARY CAT by Reeve Lindbergh
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Pleasantly predictable, this quiet adventure breaks no new ground but offers a charming diversion for cat (and library) lovers. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Like many of his predecessors, the striped feline star of this story finds a happy home at his local library. Read full book review >

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NORTH COUNTRY SPRING by Reeve Lindbergh
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1997

"Animal Notes'' provides brief facts about the creatures mentioned in the text. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Lindbergh (Nobody Owns the Sky, 1996, etc.) personifies spring as a voice ``deep as the river and high as a bird,'' calling all things in the north woods to awaken and begin—foxes and frogs, wild ducks and wolves, buds, bats, and bears. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"The color photos are lovely; the carefully honed poetry makes an eloquent plea for preservation; and knowing that the great aviator also saw these vistas, while piloting, gives them a special power. (Poetry/Picture book. 4+)"
In his last flights as a pilot, in 1971 and 1972, Lindbergh carried Richard Brown, a young nature photographer who wanted to try aerial photography. Read full book review >