Valerie T. - Reviews

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Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale (Picture Puffin)
Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale (Picture Puffin)
Author: Gerald McDermott
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 13
Review Date: 4/14/2007


Nice drawings in brightly colored geometric native american style.


The Bonesetter's Daughter
The Bonesetter's Daughter
Author: Amy Tan
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 435
Review Date: 3/27/2006


Classic Amy Tan; set partially in United States, partially in China. Mysticism, love, life, what more could you ask for?


Boomer Goes to School
Boomer Goes to School
Author: Constance W. McGeorge
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 4/14/2007


Brightly colored fun pictures about a golden retreiver that gets on the school bus.


Bring Back the Deer
Bring Back the Deer
Author: Jeffrey Prusski
Book Type: School Library Binding
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 3/5/2007


Native American story with beautiful illustrations.


The Cat in the Hat (Beginner Books)
The Cat in the Hat (Beginner Books)
Author: Dr. Seuss
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 301
Review Date: 4/15/2007
Helpful Score: 2


Must-have children's reading! Everybody loves it.


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Author: Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 55
Review Date: 5/5/2007


A classic kids story. This version includes a section of photos from the Johnny Depp movie.


Clifford Counts Bubbles (Clifford)
Clifford Counts Bubbles (Clifford)
Author: Norman Bridwell
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 4/22/2007


A board book with cute pictures.


Cold Mountain
Cold Mountain
Author: Charles Frazier
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 315
Review Date: 7/1/2006


The ISBN matches exactly, but this is a paperback, not a hardcover (must be wrong in the system). A good book that mixes human emotion with a Civil War backdrop.


The Diary of Latoya Hunter : My First Year in Junior High
The Diary of Latoya Hunter : My First Year in Junior High
Author: Latoya Hunter
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 3/27/2006


Written by a junior high school girl growing up in the Bronx. Good reading for those studying to be teachers.


A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes : My Story
A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes : My Story
Author: Annette Funicello, Patricia Romanowski
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 10
Review Date: 7/1/2006


Includes lots of photos of the young Annette


The Films of Robert De Niro
The Films of Robert De Niro
Author: Douglas Brode
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 3/18/2007


An oversize book with lots of photos - a must for DiNiro fans!


Gray Rabbit's Odd One Out (Little Rabbit Books)
Gray Rabbit's Odd One Out (Little Rabbit Books)
Author: Alan Baker
Book Type: School & Library Binding
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 4/14/2007


A book for you and your child to play through; on each page they point out how to sort out different objects by color, shape or use. Sweet pictures of the rabbit.


I Will Be Here
I Will Be Here
Author: Steven C. Chapman
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 6/18/2006


includes a CD with the Christian wedding favorite "I Will Be There"


Iacocca
Iacocca
Author: David Abodaher
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 7
Review Date: 3/28/2006


Inspiring management book. Also lots of pictures.


The Itsy Bitsy Spider (Sing-Along Storybook)
Review Date: 4/22/2007


with fun push-button that plays music


Like Water for Chocolate
Review Date: 6/15/2006


Beautifully written book about the magic of love and food. Includes traditional Mexican recipes.


Midwives
Midwives
Author: Chris Bohjalian
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 76
Review Date: 2/17/2007


Well written, intricate; I enjoyed this book a lot. A good book for a book group, lots of material for discussion.


The National Air and Space Museum ABC (ABC Series)
Review Date: 2/10/2007


An ABC book but not for little kids. Each letter has a nice photograph (A is for astronaut, etc) and a paragraph about its significance to space travel. Middle school and above text; anyone can appreciate the nice photos.


The Official Book of Thumb Wrestling
The Official Book of Thumb Wrestling
Author: Andy Mayer
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 11/18/2006


A silly but fun book for fans of thumb wrestling. Thick cardboard pages have two holes in them, and different arenas printed on them, so you can wrestle in different venues.


On Bullshit
On Bullshit
Author: Harry G. Frankfurt
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/12/2006


A tiny little book that is a delight to have on your shelf just for the title...


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