Search Results: "Ross A Petermann"


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THE KAIZEN FREEWAY by Ross A Petermann
NON-FICTION
Released: April 7, 2014

"For the business executive in desperate need of organizational guidance, this quick primer could be helpful."
A brief instructional manual designed to teach business leaders how to more efficiently identify and solve problems. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 29, 2008

"An entertaining, insubstantial glimpse into higher education."
Webber (Management, 1979, etc.) recounts tales from his lengthy career in post-secondary education, including the extraordinary and the mundane. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Informative but often unwieldy history of a pivotal period for race relations in the American South."
A Reconstruction-era kidnapping incident in the Deep South gets put under the historical microscope. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Great counsel for happily-ever-after a divorce."
In a revised edition of their 1995 bestseller, parenting experts Ross (How to Hug a Porcupine, 2008, etc.) and Corcoran (The Concise Guide to Magazine Marketing, 2008, etc.) give practical, psychology-based communication strategies for successful co-parenting after divorce, including a new chapter on technology applications. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 25, 1999

"An important step in illuminating many of the issues—ignorance, false assumptions, and power struggles—that hold men back from full participation in raising their children. (Author tour)"
A wide-ranging, cool-headed response to the current predilection for dissing all the dads. Read full book review >

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BUG WATCHING WITH CHARLES HENRY TURNER by Michael Elsohn Ross
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 11, 1997

"Bugs are distinguished from insects at the outset, and precise drawings and insets offer background information on the specific subjects of Turner's studies. (glossary, index) (Biography. 8-11)"
A well-researched biography of a lesser-known scientist, complete with project ideas that extend the book's usefulness. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"222), Ross (with Bruchac, The Girl Who Married the Moon, 1994), and Stroud each provides notes. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A charming look at the time when the world was new. Read full book review >

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FLOWER WATCHING by Michael Elsohn Ross
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Dec. 15, 1997

An entry in the new Naturalist's Apprentice biographies that lovingly presents the life of botanist Alice Eastwood (18591953), who explored plant life in Colorado and California at the turn of the century. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 15, 2003

"A tour of life on the edge with a charming, terrifying rogue."
Reluctant reformed criminal Mackenzie delivers a gritty tale of stunted childhood, vicious criminality, and struggle for redemption, all with the Irish flavor of South Boston. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 2001

"Notions not necessarily translatable into your own life, but an elegant, calming pleasure to read as they touch upon Laird's. (8 b&w illustrations)"
Careful, congenial, Zen-inflected rustications on woodworking, and, by extension, an entire worldview, from poet and professor Laird (Psychology/Antioch Univ.). Read full book review >

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CHILLY MILLY MOO by Fiona Ross
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Delightfully different, just like Milly Moo. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Individuality is the order of the day on this farm, where milk production (or lack thereof) depends on the weather. Read full book review >