Betty J R. - Reviews

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Abigail Adams: Witness to a Revolution
Abigail Adams: Witness to a Revolution
Author: Natalie S. Bober
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 6/3/2006


she's as wise as her husband was!


Addiction: From Biology to Drug Policy
Addiction: From Biology to Drug Policy
Author: Avram Goldstein
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 4/22/2006


Excellent edition tracing history to current state of affairs.


Alchemy of Race and Rights:  Diary of a Law Professor
Alchemy of Race and Rights: Diary of a Law Professor
Author: Patricia J. Williams
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 3/4/2006


A very clear thinker and writer, with a strong poetic sensibility.


The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Author: Michael Chabon
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/6/2006


Alas, did not read. Don't know how I acquired it. It's got a Pulitzer from 2000. That's all I know.


American Indian Trickster Tales (Myths and Legends)
American Indian Trickster Tales (Myths and Legends)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 3/6/2006


Read this in the desert with my son. Twas fun.


The American Religion: The Emergence of the Post-Christian Nation
Review Date: 4/22/2006


Interesting read from an American scholar.


America's Health in the Balance: Choice or Chance
Review Date: 3/7/2006


Written in the 80's, this book really was predictive. We're still in the same boat. Read it and weep and hold onto your insurance.


Awakening the Heroes Within : Twelve Archetypes to Help Us Find Ourselves and Transform Our World
Review Date: 3/4/2006


Interesting spiritual book about being a mythic hero in your own life.


Best Hikes With Children in Pennsylvania (Best Hikes With Children Series)
Review Date: 4/22/2006


Used this extensively in PA during visit. A great book in a great serious


Break a Leg!: The Kid's Guide to Acting and Stagecraft
Break a Leg!: The Kid's Guide to Acting and Stagecraft
Author: Lise Friedman, Mary Dowdle
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 6/3/2006


good kids' book on acting


Bright Minds, Poor Grades: Understanding and Motivating Your Underachieving Child
Review Date: 4/22/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Helpful for parents of grade to middle school kids.


By the Sword : A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions (Modern Library Paperbacks)
Review Date: 7/9/2006


wonderful book that my son owns several copies of...he's a fencer.


A Call to Character: A Family Treasury of Stories, Poems, Plays, Proverbs, and Fables to Guide the Development of Values for You and Your Children
Review Date: 6/3/2006


thoughtful book with great array of stories, poems etc.


The Cat Who Came for Christmas
The Cat Who Came for Christmas
Author: Cleveland Amory
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/20/2006
Helpful Score: 1


A read-aloud treasure for Christmas time....


Caucasia
Caucasia
Author: Danzy Senna
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 3/6/2006


Fascinating first novel about race in contemporary young person's experience of Boston


Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul (Chicken Soup for the Soul)
Review Date: 3/4/2006


Like a good friend who reassures you...


Child Behavior: The Classic Childcare Manual from the Gesell Institute of Human Development
Review Date: 3/6/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Oldie but goodie, these people really understand the depths of kids' issues and developmental challenges


The Childhood Depression Sourcebook
The Childhood Depression Sourcebook
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 3/4/2006


Helpful, scientifically based but very readable.


Circle of Grace : Praying with--and for--Your Children
Review Date: 3/6/2006


Beautiful guide to a sacred practice, pretty nondenominational with Judeo-Christian emphasis


A Civil Action
A Civil Action
Author: Jonathan Harr
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/22/2006


Much better book than movie, and happened right here in massachusetts!


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