Search Results: "Rosemarie Kaupp"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 24, 2012

"A fun main character, important lessons and an emphasis on French culture will make this a memorable experience for early readers."
After puppy leaves the farm to live in the city, she must adjust to life with her spoiled poodle sisters, obedience school and her first crush. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"A fitting personal tribute to a unique boss."
Entertaining memoir from the personal assistant and publicist to John F. Kennedy Jr. Read full book review >

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ZACHARY'S WINGS by Rosemarie Robotham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Heavy-handed prose occasionally detracts from this story on the ties of family and romance, but first-novelist Robotham's exceptionally likable people are able to salvage what could have easily been standard fare."
Essence editor Robotham's debut fiction is both a love story (at times overworked) and an incisive portrait of the drug landscape of 1980s Manhattan. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 12, 2015

"Lively and revealing discussion of a battle that seems likely to continue as long as English is spoken."
Since Colonial times, Americans have taken grammar as a touchstone of social and educational status. Linguist and former librarian Ostler (Slinging Mud: Rude Nicknames, Scurrilous Slogans, and Insulting Slang from Two Centuries of American Politics, 2011, etc.) provides a history of the struggles over our language.Read full book review >

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WILLOW by Denise Brennan-Nelson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2008

"Pair this with Peter Reynolds's The Dot (2003) and Paul Zelinsky's Doodler Doodling (2004) for an outside-the-lines art experience. (Picture book. 6-10)"
In dictatorial Miss Hawthorn's cheerless art room, students sit "in their rows, silent and still, like eggs in a carton" producing cookie-cutter busywork. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 15, 2015

"A wise and humane memoir."
A collaborative memoir in two voices that celebrates the life, creativity, and accomplishments of a little-discussed but no less important female civil rights activist. Read full book review >