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BOOK REVIEW

OSTRICH AND LARK by Marilyn Nelson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Eye-catching and lyrical. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When does an ostrich come into his own? Read full book review >

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MUSEUM SHAPES by Metropolitan Museum of Art
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"A marvelous gift for parent and child, promising many hours of visual stimulation and enjoyment. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Once again, the collections of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art serve up instantly recognizable images of ten forms, each identified by word, shape and images. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CHRISTMAS STORY by Metropolitan Museum of Art
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"A beautiful, sophisticated merging of art and text that could be used in church programs on Christmas Eve or as an introduction to medieval and Renaissance painting for older students. (Picture book/religion. 8-14)"
The story of the birth of Jesus is illustrated with works of art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, paired with text from the King James Bible. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MUSEUM ABC by Metropolitan Museum of Art
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"If it were in a bigger format, one might be tempted to keep it on the coffee table. (Picture book. 2-6)"
For anyone interested in developing the visual vocabulary of a small child, this is the way to do it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ENLIGHTEN YOUR LIFE by The Church of Terra Sanctuaria
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 2017

"A detailed, offbeat account of a spiritual leader's life-changing recommendations."
A debut guide offers tips on surviving in the modern world. Read full book review >

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MARK TWAIN'S AMERICA by Harry L. Katz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"Written with verve, Katz's history is distinguished from a trove of Twain biographies by its 300 illustrations, including photographs, cartoons and artwork, drawn from the LOC's inestimable collection."
A richly illustrated life of an American icon. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOAH'S ARK by Linda Falken
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Children may need an adult's help to understand the significance of the illustrations, but this thoughtfully designed book deserves attention and a place on the crowded shelf of Noah's Ark retellings. (Picture book/religion. 5-9)"
A wide variety of works from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection and those of other museums serve as the illustrations in this retelling of the Old Testament tale of Noah and his Ark. Read full book review >

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CAN YOU FIND IT? by Judith Cressy
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"A color-coded answer key appends the text. (Picture book. 5+)"
It's Where's Waldo for the sophisticated set when the Metropolitan Museum puts together a selection of paintings from its collection and asks readers to identify small details in each work of art. Read full book review >

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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 2002

"An excellent job of synthesizing the many voices made available through the newspaper to form a coherent and forceful narrative. (16 pp. b&w insert, not seen)"
The planes came out of the blue, but their intentions were long in the making as New York Times reporter Bernstein (Dictatorship of Virtue, 1994, etc.) explicates in this taut narrative of the events, personalities, and circumstances surrounding the attacks of September 11, 2001. Read full book review >