Search Results: "The Riverside Project"


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HISTORY
Released: March 1, 2010

"Pearson's hypothesis is only one of many, and the author characteristically urges readers to question what they see and always keep an open mind, just like this endearing archeological team. (epilogue, timeline, glossary, author's note, further reading) (Nonfiction. 10 & up)"
Stonehenge is one of the most enduring and mysterious monuments in the world. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2017

"Fun and enlightenment for young experimenters working alone, with partners, or in groups. (glossary, index, websites) (Nonfiction. 6-10)"
An array of simple demonstrations designed to give budding eco-activists an understanding of how energy is stored, transferred, used responsibly, and recycled. Read full book review >

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OSTRICH AND LARK by Marilyn Nelson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Eye-catching and lyrical. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When does an ostrich come into his own? Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Worth sampling if not ingesting in one sitting, the collection provides a comprehensive introduction to a provocative vision of the contemporary state of human connection to—and disconnection from—nature."
Selections from the 10 volumes published by the Dark Mountain Project give readers a taste of the organization's mission: "to play host to voices seeking honest engagement with questions that might be intractable." Read full book review >

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LETTER IN A BOTTLE by Suqoon Project
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 3, 2012

"The well-done components of this app are really good, but its few oversights and missteps interfere with what would otherwise be a pleasant reading experience. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
A young girl receives a mysterious invitation to afternoon tea. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY &  MAYHEM by Crime Club, The
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"This appetizing assortment is a nifty invitation to further mystery-reading. (Mystery/short stories. 10-15)"
A selection of 12 original, traditional mysteries loosely organized by minigenre: locked rooms, closed systems, poisonings, and dog stories. Read full book review >

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POEMS BY THE SILVER SCRIBE by The Silver Scribe
Released: Oct. 31, 2007

"An upbeat, life-affirming collection that's a bit too personal and unpolished for general consumption."
Amusing, exhortative light verse and often highly personal occasional poetry. Read full book review >

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THE 50s by The New Yorker
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Superb: a gift that keeps on giving and a fine introduction to the life and letters of a supposedly (but not really) gray decade."
Following on the previous anthology, The 40s (2014), the editors of the New Yorker continue to mine the magazine's impossibly rich history.Read full book review >

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Released: July 23, 2012

"A beguiling tale that gets the juices flowing."
A gay ol' time with disco, disease and, most importantly, the Dark Arts. Read full book review >