Search Results: "Tami Lehman-Wilzig"


BOOK REVIEW

STORK'S LANDING by Tami Lehman-Wilzig
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A well-meaning but ultimately unsuccessful blend of eco-awareness and aquaculture. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A wild stork receives some loving care when it becomes caught in netting on Maya's kibbutz during the annual migration from Africa to Israel. Read full book review >

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HANUKKAH AROUND THE WORLD by Tami Lehman-Wilzig
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A 'Hanukkah Potpourri' offers one-paragraph descriptions of ten additional observances. (glossary) (Picture book. 8-12)"
Hanukkah traditions from several countries are outlined in this compilation of lesser-known commemorative customs. Read full book review >

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ZVUVI’S ISRAEL by Tami Lehman-Wilzig
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Still, Zvuvi and Zahava are likable guides, and the overall design and wealth of information make this a friendly introduction to the country. (map, glossary) (Informational picture book. 6-9)"
Zvuvi the fly and cousin Zahava lead a tour of Israel's sights and historical venues from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, from the coastal beaches of Netanya and Eilat through Haifa and the Galilee, north and south to Tiberias and the Dead Sea. Read full book review >

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GREEN BIBLE STORIES FOR CHILDREN by Tami Lehman-Wilzig
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A credible, ethical approach to teaching environmental science and responsibility under a Judaic umbrella. (Religion. 5-9)"
An environmental theme unites nine Jewish bible stories enhanced with a variety of science and nature activities. Read full book review >

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MUSEUM TRIP by Barbara Lehman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2006

"It's a playfully subtle celebration of the possibilities offered by seemingly dry and dusty museums and, like museums, entirely worthy of several lengthy visits. (Picture book. 4-10)"
Following on the Caldecott Honor-winning The Red Book (2004) is another mindbending foray into a wordless metafictive narrative. Read full book review >

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DEEPER THAN THE DEAD by Tami Hoag
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 29, 2009

"Once again, bestselling Hoag (The Alibi Man, 2007, etc.) plots craftily and creates characters readers root for."
Nail-biting thriller about a vicious serial killer with a particularly creepy MO. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET BOX by Barbara Lehman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Wonderful! (Picture book. 4-8)"
Once again, Caldecott Honoree Lehman (The Red Book, 2004) presents surprising visuals that playfully and mysteriously connect children across space and time. Read full book review >

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TRAINSTOP by Barbara Lehman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2008

"Comfortably mind-bending. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A little girl takes a fantastical train trip in this wordless outing from the creator of other such cozily surreal offerings as The Red Book (2004) and Rainstorm (2007). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE RED BOOK by Barbara Lehman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2004

"Simple, nicely drawn, and a friendly toast to the imagination. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A charming wordless tale about a magical red book and two unnamed children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIRST CREATURES by Tami Liberati
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"No-frills prose underscores a charming, heart-wrenching tale about confronting and surviving grief."
In Liberati's debut novel, seemingly magical creatures visit an amnesiac grandmother and help her put her life—and mind—back together. Read full book review >