Search Results: "Roger Musson"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"An authoritative and accessible investigation of one of nature's most destructive forces."
A British seismologist explains earthquakes. Read full book review >

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NUMBERS by Roger Priddy
by Roger Priddy, illustrated by Roger Priddy
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 24, 2012

"Though creative, this selection doesn't shine. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
This interactive concept book provides some visually appealing but poorly constructed images. Read full book review >

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FISHING FOR METHUSELAH by Roger Roth
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 31, 1998

"A rousing adventure with irascible, lovable heros. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Roth delivers an unabashedly outrageous tale about the one that got away in this saga of two competitive fishermen and the wise fish that teaches them a lesson about friendship. Read full book review >

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REUNION by Roger Essley
by Roger Essley, illustrated by Roger Essley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1994

"A creative introduction to time travel—and to the way that ordinary-seeming remnants of the past can become windows into a once-vibrant time. (Picture book/Young reader. 5-9)"
While Jon's grandmother naps, she leaves him to look at an old photo album entitled Paul's Fantastic Photos—1915. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE OF FOUR SEASONS by Roger Duvoisin
Released: July 1, 1956

"Nice."
Father, Mother, Billy and Suzy buy a house in the country, a nice house with shutters, and their discussions about what color to paint it come to more than family quibbling. Read full book review >

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BRIGHT BABY SLIDE AND FIND ANIMALS by Roger Priddy
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Palabras (ISBN: 978-0-312-50729-9). (Ages 1-2)"
In four successive spreads, photographs of three animals appear on bright color fields, appropriately labeled. Read full book review >

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GREGOR MENDEL by Roger Klare
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

This book in the Great Minds of Science series is a sketchy outline of the life of Gregor Mendel, the 19th-century Austrian monk who is best known for his experiments with pea plants. Read full book review >

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THE LAST AIRMEN by Roger Rawlings
Released: May 10, 1989

Passable anecdotal history of aviators, along with a sincere but flat account of the author's fragile relationship with his pilot dad. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"Brisk, brusque and surprisingly witty—a must for students of the peculiar marriage of politics and entertainment."
Veteran TV newsman Mudd engrossingly dissects the coming of age of television news, as experienced at the best and brightest shop on the block. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2000

"Questionable values piled atop a mound of platitudes."
Teach your kids to be self-starters and they'll succeed in life in spite of what they don't learn in today's failing schools—that's the thesis of this self-satisfied collection of warmed-over advice on raising creative children. Read full book review >

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DEACON'S WINTER by Roger Burgraff
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 15, 2014

"A dark, theologically minded addition to the noir genre."
Burgraff's debut thriller follows a Chicago minister as he investigates a violent conspiracy. Read full book review >