Search Results: "USC Shoah Foundation"


BOOK REVIEW

TESTIMONY by USC Shoah Foundation
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 24, 2014

"An informative coffee table book for film buffs and those interested in Jewish history."
The story behind the making of Schindler's List and the development of a foundation dedicated to sharing Holocaust testimonies. Read full book review >

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NELSON MANDELA by Nelson Mandela Foundation
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 18, 2009

"An inviting portrayal of a legendary political leader."
South African revolutionary Nelson Mandela's autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom (1994), adapted in graphic form. Read full book review >

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SHOW'S OVER by Jamie Michalak
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Rarely will a book review recommend watching TV over reading a book, but in this case, find the remote. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Ruff Ruffman's second literary outing is much lighter than the first (Doggie Duties, 2014), especially in the science department. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"For students of American politics and history, an intriguing, unique window into the formation of one of the country's most enduring and controversial dynasties."
A fascinating album of the Kennedy matriarch's collection of family photos focusing on the first half of the 20th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOGGIE DUTIES by Jamie Michalak
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Ruff Ruffman's transition to the page is a rough one, though true fans may stick it out. (Fiction. 7-10)"
The popular Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman host now has his own chapter-book series, though his humor doesn't transition well. Read full book review >