Search Results: "Sharon Emerson"


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SHARON by Gilad Sharon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"Sharon's son provides a solid template on which subsequent biographers will have to build."
The life and times of Israel's warrior leader Ariel Sharon, chronicled by his son. Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 1995

"Worthwhile, though excessively careful not to knock any chips from the Great One's pedestal. (21 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A reverential biography that presumes rather than inquires into Emerson's greatness. Read full book review >

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EMERSON BARKS by Liza Woodruff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"While Emerson is an appealing character, Jules Feiffer's Bark, George (1999) remains the clear choice in accounts of caterwauling canines. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A tiny, gray dog with a loud, annoying bark tries to stop bothering his neighbors. Read full book review >

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SHARON TATE by Ed Sanders
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Readers are likely to finish the book more confused than illuminated by all the possibilities, theories, and potential co-conspirators."
The author revisits the murder that spawned his best-known book, The Family (1971).Read full book review >

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ARIEL SHARON by Nir Hefez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2006

"Peacemakers are rare in the Middle East today, and this well-written biography is thus particularly timely."
An admiring, if critical, life of the Israeli warrior/politician. Read full book review >

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ZEBRAFISH by Sharon Emerson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 4, 2013

"Cardboard. (Graphic fiction. 9-12)"
Zebrafish, the plucky band of do-gooder musical misfits, returns in a sophomore offering ready for a summer of camp, video games, first jobs and art. Read full book review >

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ZEBRAFISH by Sharon Emerson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 4, 2010

"An odd and stultifying mixture of bland and saccharine. (Graphic fiction. 9-12)"
Created by Peter H. Reynolds's media studio, FableVision, this heavy-handed graphic novel depicts a predictably multicultural bunch that starts a band and works despite their differences. Read full book review >

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SHARON OEHLER: PEDIATRICIAN by Jennifer Bryant
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1991

"Glossary. (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
One of a useful new series of seven—''Working Moms: A Portrait of Their Lives.'' (Others include a lawyer [Hispanic], music teacher [black], veterinarian, and park ranger.) Read full book review >

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THE EMERSON GOSPEL by Robbyn Burger
Released: March 5, 2012

"Nashville and Wall Street provide an authentic setting for smart characters, tight prose and just the right amount of detail."
In Burger's novel, the successful daughter of a country-music legend returns to her Tennessee home and realizes she has more in common with her dysfunctional family than she thought. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 20, 2006

"A life of noisy desperation, vomited up con brio. (52 b&w and color photos throughout)"
Exhausting memoir soaked in bodily fluids from warmhearted showbiz vulgarian Osbourne. Read full book review >

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EMERSON AMONG THE ECCENTRICS by Carlos Baker
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1996

"Although this group biography is less than the sum of its parts, the parts themselves remain deeply intriguing."
In his final, unfinished work, literary scholar Baker (Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story, 1969, etc.) views an eclectic collection of individuals through the lens of conventional scholarship. Read full book review >

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A HOME FOR MR. EMERSON by Barbara Kerley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"A small, inviting window into the life of Ralph Waldo Emerson and an inspiring tribute to a life's dream realized. (author's note, philosophical prompts, source notes, acknowledgments) (Picture book/biography. 8-12)"
The team behind creative picture-book biographies The Extraordinary Mark Twain (2010) and What To Do About Alice? (2008) turns its attention to 19th-century American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson. Read full book review >