Search Results: "Teresa Bateman"


BOOK REVIEW

TERESA by Neera
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"A quietly told story that gradually accumulates great power, rich in local color, memorable characterizations, and devastating dramatic irony."
s her youth caring for them—only to find, many years after, that her eventual freedom to join the man she loves amounts simply to a continuation of her servitude. Read full book review >

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SISTER TERESA by Bárbara Mujica
Released: March 22, 2007

"An earthy, humanizing portrait."
A lifelong friend remembers Teresa of Àvila, "Spain's most beloved saint," in this richly entertaining historical novel from Mujica (Spanish/Georgetown Univ.; Frida, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"That probably won't matter to kids, who will assume he's made-up, just like Paul. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Step aside, Paul Bunyan, Hals Halson has come to challenge you as the "greatest lumberjack in North America." Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2001

"Still, this is a must for elementary grades studying America's early years. (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
How well do you know your country? Read full book review >

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THE MERBABY by Teresa Bateman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2001

"The message of care and compassion, as well as the power of dreams—there's a wonderful image of Tarron with his own ship tangled in his hair, a visible vision—are played but not hammered, and the ships, merpeople, and fishy denizens are rendered with graceful energy. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A gentle teaching story with lovely watercolors in every hue of aquamarine, opal, and sea foam. Read full book review >

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A PLUMP AND PERKY TURKEY by Teresa Bateman
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Good for a few giggles. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The leaves have changed, Thanksgiving nears—and the canny turkeys of Squawk Valley have decamped, leaving local residents to face the prospect of a birdless holiday. Read full book review >

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HUNTING THE DADDYOSAURUS by Teresa Bateman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"C'mon, find him already, your yodeling charges may demand, even while they merrily hoot the refrains. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This rhyme-along item features two young, roly-poly, soft-toned dinosaurs stalking their father as he leaves a trail of clothes, crumbs, and other detritus after returning home from work. Read full book review >

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LEPRECHAUN GOLD by Teresa Bateman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 1998

"The soft watercolors are full of funny, smudged details, and the full-face portrait of the lady with the golden hair captures the magic of the text. (Picture book. 5-9)"
This charming tale has an Irish lilt that would certainly withstand an energetic reading out loud—and not just on St. Read full book review >

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THE LEPRECHAUN UNDER THE BED by Teresa Bateman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 2012

"At the satisfying conclusion of this original tale, the robbers run away leaving Sean and Brian, now friends for life, in peace. 'Tis a grand thing. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mischief ensues when Sean, a human, accidentally builds his cottage over the home of Brian, a leprechaun. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOTHER TERESA by Lewis Helfand
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"'Why did she want to help? Why could she not turn a blind eye to those in need?' A searching and reverent treatment. (bibliography, foldout poster) (Graphic biography. 11-14)"
Mother Teresa shines brightly both figuratively and literally in this graphic portrait of her life and mission. Read full book review >

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DAMON, PYTHIAS, AND THE TEST OF FRIENDSHIP  by Teresa Bateman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"An unusual tale to bring to children, but worthwhile. (Picture book. 7-10)"
A tyrant's coldness jeopardizes the lives of two Syracusan youths. Read full book review >