Search Results: "Susan E. Kirby"


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SHADOW BOY by Susan E. Kirby
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 1991

An extraordinary journey inside the mind of a boy, slowly recovering from a skateboard-car accident, who may never regain his former mental capacity. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"Intriguing and enriching. (extensive index) (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
Outstanding science writing and impressive scholarship make this a first choice for science enthusiasts. Read full book review >

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INTEGRATION NATION by Susan E. Eaton
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"From Indiana to Georgia to Maine, these intelligent model programs should inspire others."
Pragmatic approaches to incorporating the enormous waves of immigrants arriving in the United States. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1997

"A valuable addition to work in the areas of women's history, conservatism, and the Progressive Era."
This scholarly investigation of female antisuffragists offers a portrait more complex and more interesting than the reticent-lady image that was endorsed by the anti's themselves. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 1999

"Anyone who has curiously peered into a tidepool will appreciate this peek at blood star and anemone, arctic tern and harbor seal, along with the kid's-eye view of the bay. (glossary, further reading) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
In a third travelogue chronicling a middle school field trip, Goodman and Doolittle (Stones, Bones, and Petroglyphs, 1998, etc.) observe students on a week-long visit to Cobscook Bay, Maine. Read full book review >

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THE AFTERLIFE COACH by Susan e Paul
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 2017

"While the premise requires large blocks of exposition, this tale ultimately offers an exuberant take on the afterlife."
A novel details one woman's interactions with the dearly departed. Read full book review >

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A WAY WITH THE BIRDS by Susan E. Faith
Released: April 5, 2007

"A fun animal story that provides important messages to children about helping animals and protecting nature."
In Faith's debut middle-grade reader, elements of fantasy are used to share a conservationist message. Read full book review >

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EDGAR DEGAS by Susan E. Meyer
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"The pictures must tell their own story. (Index; illustrations) (Nonfiction. YA)"
If it weren't for the pictures, readers would leave this book thinking that Edgar Degas was the single most boring man who ever lived. Read full book review >

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Released: March 30, 2006

"Schenck is an advocate, but her points are clear and convincing."
Schenck details the benefits she and many others have experienced by going raw. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"Full-color photographs on every page enrich the already evocative text. (Nonfiction. 6-9)"
Goodman (Ultimate Field Trip #3, p. 799, etc.) offers the riveting and true account of John Walsh, who has dedicated his life to saving animals. Read full book review >

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WHEN WOMEN PLAYED HARBALL by Susan E. Johnson
NON-FICTION
Released: April 4, 1994

"This book will be enjoyed not only by the admirers of the All- American Girls Baseball League, but by baseball fans in general."
Several years ago the movie A League of Their Own alerted many Americans for the first time to the existence of the All-American Girls Baseball League, which existed from 1943 to 1954. Read full book review >