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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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Cave of Nightmares by V. St. Clair
Released: March 14, 2015

"A winning start to an eloquently grand series about a young hero with complex powers."
The first volume in a YA series follows an orphan who can channel magic through prisms. Read full book review >