Search Results: "Susan R. Glaser Ph.D."


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 30, 2006

"The Glasers' knowledge of clear and effective communication techniques translates into a manual that is extremely beneficial to all who wish to hone their communication skills."
Succinct and informative, this self-help manual not only outlines the communication problems, but also highlights the steps necessary to resolve those issues. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 1994

"Post-conference editing would have given the collection some badly needed coherence ."
This collection of essays addresses the evolving goals, functions, values, and even definitions of museums since the end of WW II. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT’S SPRING! by Linda Glaser
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"A natural choice for springtime reading. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Glaser and Swan team up once again in this eye-catching and informative ode to nature, the second in a series of seasonal titles (It's Fall!, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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TANYA'S BIG GREEN DREAM by Linda Glaser
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1994

"The paper and binding are made from recycled materials. (Fiction/Young reader. 6-9)"
A short, generously illustrated chapter book about a fourth grader's struggle to complete her ambitious Earth Day project: planting a live oak in a city park. Read full book review >

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IT’S FALL! by Linda Glaser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Nature seems to come alive within the pages of this beautiful and interesting tribute to the many joys of autumn. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This celebration of all things autumn will delight young children as they begin to imagine piles of leaves for jumping and big orange pumpkins for carving. Read full book review >

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IT’S WINTER! by Linda Glaser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Suggestions for winter projects and activities follow the text. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A chill is in the air and the leaves have all fallen from the trees, as an exuberant child runs "here and there, catching snowflakes in the air." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ELEPHANTS by Rebecca Glaser
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2016

"Little animal lovers will enjoy gazing at the photographs while learning a little bit about these creatures' real lives and behaviors. (Board book. 2-3)"
This brief photographic nonfiction offering introduces little ones to the many uses of an elephant's trunk. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 31, 1997

"But despite some roughness, this work is affecting and insightful about both family and the artistic process."
A moving, ribald, and vulnerable take on a family and a life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WOODS SCIENTIST by Stephen R. Swinburne
ANIMALS
Released: March 24, 2003

"This series has done much to expand the horizons of young readers who think that science can only be done in laboratories, but here the difference between inquiry and advocacy is blurred. (index, glossary, paper and electronic resource lists) (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
The newest entry in the usually exemplary Scientists in the Field series is more platform than profile. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HANNAH'S WAY by Linda Glaser
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"The moment is a little miracle—nearly impossible to believe, but entirely convincing and true. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Sometimes the tiniest actions are the most heroic. In this book—based on a true story—the heroes are children. Read full book review >

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HOPPY PASSOVER by Linda Glaser
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"They'll be especially eager to sample the charoset Violet is so eager to eat when they notice the recipe that's included. (Picture book/religion. 2-4)"
Violet and Simon, endearingly good-natured Jewish bunny siblings, offer very young readers a first look at the annual spring celebration by hopping through all the traditional foods and rituals of the preparation for and participation in a happy family Passover Seder. Read full book review >

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MRS. GREENBERG’S MESSY HANUKKAH by Linda Glaser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Kids will be shaking their heads in mild amusement happy that Rachel's efforts do bring home the 'feel of Hanukkah.' (Picture book. 3-6)"
It's the first night of Hanukkah and Rachel, introduced in The Borrowed Hanukkah Latkes (1997), is again looking to share it with her elderly neighbor, Mrs. Greenberg. Read full book review >