Search Results: "Stan Fellows"


BOOK REVIEW

THE TALE OF RESCUE by Michael J. Rosen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A fine, superbly illustrated tale of adventure, bravery, and loyalty. (Adventure. 8-13)"
A cattle dog rescues a family caught in a blizzard in this middle-grade adventure. Read full book review >

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JOHN MUIR by Kathryn Lasky
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2006

In this double-stranded tribute to Muir, who was a driving force behind the creation of the National Parks system, a founder of the Sierra Club and a brilliant inventor too, Lasky not only outlines the course of his life, but eloquently conveys his motivation—a profound delight in what he called "wildness" in the natural world. Read full book review >

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THE CUCKOO’S HAIKU by Michael J. Rosen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"24 species and expands upon the author's personal insights—often quite wonderful—into both the birds and the words. (Poetry. 6-10)"
"Haiku and bird-watching are kindred arts," writes the Ohio-based author on the jacket flap, "the subject of both is often a fleeting impression—a snatched glimpse." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHAMAN PASS by Stan Jones
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2003

"Solid police work in a cold climate."
"It's just not safe out there," says a veteran cop colleague—fair warning, however understated. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

How to Do the Impossible and a Whole Lot More by Stan Reynolds
Released: July 3, 2015

"Tchotchkes aside, this book offers some useful guidance for thinking and acting productively."
One can make one's dreams come true with the help of constant reminders by using a six-sided die, according to this complex self-help manifesto. Read full book review >

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RESISTING GRAVITY by Stan Crawford
Released: May 20, 2016

"A thoughtful, far-ranging volume that reveals poetry's powerful associations."
A debut collection of short poems focuses on Texas and the environment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 18, 2016

"An informative exploration of the many issues facing a significant ecosystem."
A comprehensive overview of the fecundity and diversity of the Pacific coastal waters stretching from British Columbia to Mexico. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FORTY-DEUCE by Stan Trybulski
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An intriguing, if not quite perfect, look at how crime and corruption link high and low society in New York City."
The evil that stalks 42nd St.-the “naughty, bawdy…Forty-Deuce” of the title-reaches its tentacles from the genteel West Village to the Bronx to a mansion in Newport, R.I., from strip joints to the highest levels of city administration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 30, 1997

"These are painful, infuriating, and unforgettable images."
Grossfeld, a Pulitzer Prizewinning photographer for the Boston Globe, has traveled to various continents to document the appalling conditions many of the world's children endure, and his angry, precise, haunting images bring home the reality of some staggering statistics: Twelve million children go to bed hungry every night in the US; more than four million children under the age of five die in India every year; some 200 million children under the age of 15 labor full time, for little or no pay; there are some 800,000 child prostitutes in Thailand alone. Read full book review >