Search Results: "Sandra Steingraber"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"A convincing case that the increasing numbers of babies born with barriers to optimal development are a consequence of environmental insults. Should send parents and would-be parents to the barricades."
A terrifying tale of pregnancy and birth that sounds an alarm about the growing dangers of environmental toxins to parents and their babies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1997

"It would be folly to ignore her. (Author tour)"
A graceful, precise delineation of the ugly marriage between synthetic chemicals in the environment and rising cancer rates, from poet/biologist Steingraber. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 22, 2011

"An artful commingling of life with children, environmental mayhem and political-science primer. A great companion to Philip and Alice Shabecoff's Poisoned Profits (2008)."
Biologist and environmental-health writer Steingraber (Having Faith: An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood, 2001, etc.) confronts the hormone-disrupting, brain-damaging toxins our children absorb from the playground to the kitchen floor, and everywhere in between. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FROG TROUBLE by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"This is children's music grown-ups won't mind hearing over and over, no trouble at all. (Songbook/CD. 3 & up)"
For listeners of all ages, Boynton and Michael Ford's latest CD/songbook combination presents 12 new songs in a country-western mode. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUR LITTLE DEER by Sandra Magsamen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A pleasant addition to the Christmas shelf. (Board book. 1-2) "
A little deer is loved. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DINOSAUR DANCE! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"This will have readers putting on their dancing shoes to do the 'cha cha cha' with their dino-babies. (Board book. 1-3)"
It's not the first time dinosaurs have been featured in a clever Boynton board book. It seems she—and we—can't get enough. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE HUGS AND KISSES by Sandra Magsamen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Cuddle up to share these hugs and kisses. (Board book. 1-3)"
This cheerful board book is a sugary paean to love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LEAF by Sandra  Dieckmann
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Dieckmann beautifully weaves together some of today's most difficult themes into a deceptively simple tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A lost polar bear strikes fear into the woodland animals until his extraordinary efforts to return home bring help, hope, and understanding. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPOOKY POOKIE by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"A pleasant holiday spent with a perfectly charming character. (Board book. 1-3)"
One of Boynton's signature characters celebrates Halloween. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TALLEST TREE by Sandra Belton
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"This appealing and touching, if overly wishful, tale about what can be accomplished when a community works together conveys the value of remembering and embracing the past. (author's note, biography websites, resources) (Fiction. 8-12)"
Little Catfish and his buddies are too young to remember when their rundown urban neighborhood was full of thriving businesses and stellar entertainment, but Odell Davis, an "old as dirt" neighborhood fixture, keeps the memories alive. Read full book review >