Search Results: "Tyler Florence"


BOOK REVIEW

TYLER MAKES SPAGHETTI! by Tyler Florence
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"Florence's purpose is clear: 'Good food can save the day!' A worthy message, drawn perfectly by Frazier, whose illustrations could work without the words. (recipe, additional information) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Florence and Frazier are back (Tyler Makes Pancakes!, 2012), this time with dinner as young Tyler learns about spaghetti—how to cook it and where its ingredients come from—in this masterfully illustrated story. Read full book review >

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TYLER MAKES PANCAKES! by Tyler Florence
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"A strong choice for foodies and all curious children. (recipe, informational page) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Do pancakes come from a box? Read full book review >

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TYLER MAKES A BIRTHDAY CAKE! by Tyler Florence
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 22, 2014

"Like most desserts, sweet and enjoyable but not essential. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Food Network star chef Florence and esteemed graphic artist Frazier serve up a third entry about cooking and food origins. Read full book review >

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CLEMENT GREENBERG by Florence Rubenfeld
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1998

"A clear and honest summary of the life of one of the most pugnacious, influential, and original critics of modern art. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A sympathetic biography of the controversial critic who championed the abstract expressionist school as early as 1944, when he anointed Jackson Pollock and a few others as the ``future of American painting.'' The bristly Greenberg, who died in 1994, began writing literary and art criticism and essays in the '30s, while working for the US Customs Service in New York. Read full book review >

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SARAH'S PSALM by Florence Ladd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 1996

"Vivid, stylish, but too breathless in its uncritical political views: Ladd's debut is intermittently persuasive but seems at times uncomfortably like Afrocentric chic with a heavy dollop of conventional romance."
An elegantly written first novel by Ladd, director of the Bunting Institute at Radcliffe, offers a feminist journey toward self-discovery, drawing its strength from its unique insight into the Pan-African consciousness of the post-colonial era. Read full book review >

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WITH CHARITY TOWARD NONE by Florence King
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 17, 1992

"She's got a point."
Queen bee of the it's-not-really-all-in-fun division of barbed humor, King (Lump It or Leave It, 1990, etc.) restrains her vaunted bawdiness a little here and presents an impassioned survey of the general condition of aversion to the whole of humanity. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 11, 2010

"The whole sordid tale would not emerge fully until the postwar trials of Kasztner and Eichmann, and Florence does a fine, thorough job bringing the period to life."
Engrossing account of Joel Brand's desperate attempts to save the Hungarian Jews from Nazi extermination. Read full book review >

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REFLECTIONS IN A JAUNDICED EYE by Florence King
Released: April 17, 1989

More barbed humor, this time in a collection of essays, from King (Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady, 1985; He, 1978; WASP, Where is Thy Sting, 1977; etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MISSING by Melanie Florence
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Well-meaning but unsatisfying. (Mystery. 14-18)"
Feather's life is changed when one friend and then another go missing. Read full book review >

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REZ REBEL by Melanie Florence
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A missed opportunity to fully engage with a deeply serious issue. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Floyd Twofeathers, a Cree teen, vents his frustrations in his secret journal, creating stories to alleviate the angst and confusion he experiences while living on the (fictional) Bitter Lake Reserve. Read full book review >

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Great Grandma's Guidelines to Prevent Childhood Accidents by Florence Parry
Released: July 2, 2013

"Not folksy, as the title might suggest; instead, a straightforward, practical handbook."
A sharp assortment of tips to help avert childhood accidents, based on the author's experience with the National Safety Council of Western Australia. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 23, 2007

"Were they essential to the war effort? Not as much as Lawrence, but it's useful to hear about their accomplishments. A serviceable book, but not much more."
In which the British speak with forked tongues, and the Middle East is born. Read full book review >