Children reading any of White’s books would do well to read Sweet alongside. Like Charlotte, Sweet spins a terrific story. A masterful biography that will enchant young readers.
There’s nothing half-baked about this impressive omnibus as Bittman delivers the promised “everything” in an epic homage to baking.
...Macaulay’s brilliantly designed, engagingly informal diagrams and cutaways bring within the grasp of even casual viewers a greater understanding of the technological wonders of both past and present.
A memoirist, actress, fashion model, jewelry designer, philanthropist, and food show host, she now adds encyclopedia author to her credits with this handy and knowledgeable look at the wide world of seasonings.
Though almost every Christian Sunday school puts on a Christmas pageant, there are few picture books that cover this annual holiday event, especially titles accessible to preschoolers. Children preparing to be in a pageant will enjoy this, as will Engelbreit’s many adult fans.
Ultimately English ducks his own question, insisting there can be no simple answer given the overwhelming complexities involved. Yet that does not make his work less valid.
...his excellent new book...The release of Semley’s book this week will no doubt occasion another battery of celebratory odes to the Kids and their importance, their influence, their continued relevance to this day.
Domnarski’s biography reveals interesting details about the man. We see Posner privately skewering colleagues. We see him calling himself “a monster” and disdaining conventional morality.
The authors are most effective in describing the longstanding and ongoing distrust of liberal democracy that one sees today in places as diverse as Cuba, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Russia and China.
Well-informed, scary, sobering, and sure to tick off police officers and prosecutors even as it contributes to keeping innocent people out of jail.
Fierce battles are described in detail, and historical figures such as Sitting Bull, Custer, Annie Oakley, and even Queen Victoria come to life in Cody's incredible story, as do his relations with the loving family he was born into and the tenuous one he created.
...in the end this is simply a compelling novel, full of characters who ring true. They suffer, they despair; and they discover that hope can be found in the most unlikely places. If wisdom and kindness win out, it’s not because the path that leads to either is an easy one.
...the action comes across as labored and the quest something of a grind...readers will heave a sigh of relief that the end has finally arrived.
While the technical details of some cases and the sheer volume of case studies may overwhelm the reader, the experiences and perspectives this book contains is sure to provide inspiration.
This affecting memoir starts slowly but gains momentum as it highlights a boy’s survival and eventual escape from North Korea...A testament to resilience, Lee’s story pulls back the curtain on life in North Korea.
...at times this book has, perhaps justifiably, a self-congratulatory ring. But this is an indispensable work of American publishing history, thick with instruction and soul and gossip of the higher sort.
The poems, several printed in both English and Japanese, are aimed at very young readers, but the biography is not; guidance from teachers or parents will likely be needed.
Chee’s debut is an intricate, multilayered reading experience...An exploration of self-determination and the magic of the written word, Sefia’s story is an absorbing introduction to the Sea of Ink and Gold series.
This might have a limited audience because of the numbers and analysis involved, but they seem to know what they are talking about when it comes to analytics.
Bringing an unusually informed and cool head to the tumult accompanying unfolding events, Amar performs a valuable service for his fellow citizens.