Search Results: "Samuel G. Freedman"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"Much more than just a sports book."
With campuses and the nation in an uproar over civil rights, two legendary coaches prepared their teams for a football classic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A hundred pages shorter, it would appeal to an even broader audience."
An intimate look at three generations of three white, ethnic Catholic families, and their eventual transformation from Democrats to Republicans, from a highly regarded former New York Times reporter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 10, 2000

"An evenhanded and loving portrait that will prove enlightening to Jewish and non-Jewish readers alike."
Jews today may not face sustained, overt anti-Semitism, but nevertheless all is not rosy for American Jewry—which is plagued, Freedman (Journalism/Columbia Univ.) claims, by infighting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 17, 1993

"The legacy of Martin Luther King in all its glory, and more proof that the struggle for social justice may have religion at its core."
Freedman (Journalism/Columbia), author of the acclaimed Small Victories (1990), about the tribulations of an N.Y.C. English teacher, turns his attention to a Brooklyn minister and his can-do church—with riveting results. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2005

"A son's story, a Jewish story, an American story."
Prize-winning journalist Freedman reconstructs his mother's biography. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLUE CHICKEN by Deborah Freedman
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 15, 2011

"Delicate and durable, visually sophisticated yet friendly: simply exquisite. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Breathtakingly beautiful meta-illustrations will draw many eyes to this tale of a curious chicken who spills some paint. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STORY OF FISH AND SNAIL by Deborah Freedman
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2013

"This marvelous metabook shines in both concept and beauty. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Right from the title page, Freedman's latest makes a splash. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCRIBBLE by Deborah Freedman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2007

Two children's drawings come to life in a clear case of, as the blurb so aptly puts it, "scribbling rivalry." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHY by Deborah Freedman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"An exquisite treasure for bashful readers, animal lovers, and anyone who's ever wanted a friend. (Picture book. 3-7, adult)"
Someone extremely shy finds a friend. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BY MOUSE AND FROG by Deborah Freedman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"An elegant, exuberant portrayal of stylistic differences and child-writer passion. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mouse wants to tell a simple, gentle story, but Frog bounces in and stirs it up. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THIS HOUSE, ONCE by Deborah Freedman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Tender, comforting, and complex. (author's note) (Picture book. 3-8)"
Softly, poetically, an unseen narrator explores a house and what it is made of. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"A superb addition to Freedman's previous volumes on the Revolutionary period. (timeline, source notes, picture credits, bibliography, index) (Biography. 10 & up)"
An engaging biography of the man who "snatched lightning from the sky and the scepter from tyrants." Read full book review >