Search Results: "T.H. Breen"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Densely argued, with a wealth of examples. Not for the uninitiated."
A flood of British consumer goods into the colonies sets off the American Revolution. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GEORGE WASHINGTON'S JOURNEY by T.H. Breen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"An unconvincing attempt to read extraneous political agendas into the first president's fact-finding tours."
An examination of the first presidential road trips. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 19, 2010

"An important new view of a revolution in the making."
A noted historian tells the overlooked "people's story" of the American Revolution. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"Not the major history of this era that still begs to be written; still, a useful, informative addition to Antarcticana. (Four maps, two b&w photographs)"
A slender history of the first years of organized Antarctic exploration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 7, 1999

"A superb telling of one of modern US history's most painful chapters."
Timing this retrospective meditation for the 70th anniversary of the 1929 stock market crash, critically acclaimed historian Watkins (Montana State Univ.; The Great Depression, 1993, etc.) takes a long, painstaking look at the 20th century's transformative economic event. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRET OF SANTA’S ISLAND by Steve Breen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

In this ho-ho-hum effort, a boy named Sam stows away in Santa's sleigh on Christmas Eve and then is invited along for a visit to an island spa and amusement park. Read full book review >

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WOODPECKER WANTS A WAFFLE by Steve Breen
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2016

"Serves up fun (and likely a waffle craving)—a good bet for breakfast reading. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Will this woodpecker wishing for waffles win one? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 27, 1993

"Heartfelt and wide-ranging, and timely as well, as we continue to grapple with the nurturing sort of government put in place by FDR."
A discerning, information-packed, and emotionally charged survey of America's crucible; by the author of the National Book Award-nominated Righteous Pilgrim (1990). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PUG & DOUG by Steve Breen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2013

"Readers will relate to the bruised feelings, mistaken mix-ups, challenges and ultimate joys of best friendship. Let's just hope Pug and Doug return for more adventures. (Picture book. 4-6)"
How can two best friends that have a lot in common come to terms with their differences and resolve a huge misunderstanding? Leave it to these canine buddies to show how it is done. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VIOLET THE PILOT by Steve Breen
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2008

"Violet's face in midair with bugs on her teeth. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Violet Van Winkle is an inventor with a flair for air. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DARKWOOD by M.E. Breen
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2009

"Both grounded and wondrous. (Fantasy. 9-13)"
This unique tale shines with utterly believable strangeness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NEW KOREANS by Michael Breen
NON-FICTION
Released: April 4, 2017

"A solid entry point into the lives of a people who have fully earned their place on the world stage."
An exploration of "the cultural emergence and…international awareness and acceptance of South Korean expression to a point of familiarity." Read full book review >