Search Results: "St Vincent's Psychogeriatric Team"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"An enlightening quick-reference handbook for health and social service professionals working with elderly patients, but some sections might be too technical for the average reader."
This medical handbook covers a wide variety of topics related to diagnosing and caring for elderly people with psychiatric issues. Read full book review >

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FOR THE TERM OF HIS NATURAL LIFE by NoHo Productions App Team
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Oct. 11, 2012

"A ham-fisted multimedia adaptation of an otherwise absorbing tale of human endurance."
Marcus Clarke's sprawling Victorian saga of an innocent man exiled to an Australian penal colony suffers from a multimedia experience that manages to dilute attention rather than enhancing the original source material. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2004

"A quite unsuccessful attempt to out-Seabiscuit Seabiscuit."
Much ado about an admittedly fine horse—and its group of tenders and owners—whose story should have been just plain good fun. Read full book review >

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A HORSE NAMED FUNNY CIDE by The Funny Cide Team
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2006

"Will appeal to horse fans of all ages. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-9)"
Sally Jenkins's adult book, Funny Cide, is well adapted for young readers with Moser's art, but a rather long text for a picture book. Read full book review >

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LIBBY AND THE CLASS ELECTION by Shana Muldoon Zappa
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"It's enough better than the first to give some hope for the next 10 books. (Fantasy. 7-11)"
Immediately following (and published simultaneously with) Sage and the Journey to Wishworld (2015), people-pleasing Star Darling Libby travels to the Wishworld to grant a wish during student-council elections.Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2010

"The author's note makes a plea for elephant preservation and authenticates her research. (Adventure. 10-14)"
The fourth and final book of the Legend of the Animal Healer series (begun in The White Giraffe, 2007) opens with an explosion of tension. Read full book review >

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MASON AND DIXON'S LINE OF FIRE by Judith St. George
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 31, 1991

"Not seen: maps, b&w photos, prints, bibliography, index. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
By describing the history of a well-known boundary, St. Read full book review >

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A PURE CLEAR LIGHT by Madeleine St. John
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"A brilliant entertainment, and one of the few contemporary novels savvy enough to treat religious faith both seriously and comically. Put this one on the shelf not far from Barbara Pym and Muriel Spark: Madeleine St. John is of their company."
Minutely observed and detailed analyses of both an endangered marriage and an unfulfilling affair dominate this witty, assured fourth novel from the Booker-nominated British author (A Stairway to Paradise, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >