Search Results: "Zach Wahls"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"A sincere first effort that aims to chip away at stereotypes surrounding same-sex parents."
With the assistance of Littlefield (co-author: The Truth Advantage: The 7 Keys to a Happy and Fulfilling Life, 2011, etc.), Wahls writes about growing up as the son of gay parents in the heartland. Read full book review >

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ZACH APOLOGIZES by William  Mulcahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"While not many kids are likely to ask for repeated readings, still this new series is a useful tool for teaching valuable skills. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Counselor and psychotherapist Mulcahy makes his children's-book debut with the Zach Rules series, designed to give kids some coping tools for working through everyday problems. Read full book review >

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FROM ANNE TO ZACH by Mary Jane Martin
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"It makes for an appealing reworking of the familiar ABC genre. (Picture book. 3- 6)"
Martin's humorous rhymes, incorporating children's names (in alphabetical order of course), have the rhythm of jump rope chants: ``J my name is Justin. Read full book review >

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ZACH MAKES MISTAKES by William  Mulcahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Not simplistic but relentlessly utilitarian. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Zach's inattention to rules on a field trip results in a couple of embarrassing faux pas, but with help from a friend and a teacher he learns how to deal. Read full book review >

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ZACH HANGS IN THERE by William  Mulcahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2017

"Teachers and parents may find this purposeful book useful, but most children will not. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Zach wants to swing successfully on the trapeze rings. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Accessible, if slightly insubstantial. (Inspirational nonfiction. 12-18)"
Hunter, the teen spokesperson for a student-led anti-slavery organization, inspires readers to become activists. Read full book review >

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GRAVITY CHANGES  by Zach Powers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2017

"A fanciful take on life, love, tragedy, and human connection that draws its strength from insight instead of artifice."
Flying children, lovely light bulbs, and unusually expressive faces are just some of the wonders that populate the world of Powers' debut short story collection. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT DETECTIVE by Zach Dundas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 2, 2015

"A bright read for Sherlock's fans."
A lively look at the enduring detective. Read full book review >

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IF AT BIRTH YOU DON'T SUCCEED by Zach Anner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 8, 2016

"An inspirational memoir with a seasoned, infectious sense of humor."
Wry anecdotes from the life of comedian, "inspirational leader," and Oprah protégé Anner. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"Despite unrelenting whimsy, the authors provide solid, well-thought-out, useful information on cutting-edge technology."
Ten futuristic developments familiar to readers accompanied by equally astute explanations of the crushing difficulties to be overcome in order to bring the ideas to fruition. Read full book review >