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ARCHIVES : BOOKS : 2004

August 2004

Beat the Heat this Summer
with the ‘Coolest’ Selection of Great Reading!

by Selene Vasquez MORE

Feng Shui, Craps & Superstitions: The Martial Arts Approach to Winning at Craps
Review by Merri Rosenberg MORE

Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
by H. Harris Healy, III, President, Logos Bookstore MORE

“Phonics They Use: Words for Reading & Writing”
by Patricia M. Cunningham

Review by Merri Rosenberg MORE

Recorded Books’ “Sound Reading Solutions”
by Mitchell Levine MORE

July 2004

SUMMER READING ROUNDUP

Summertime is Reading Time! Celebrate These Sunny Days with Books
by Selene Vasquez
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PROFILES IN EDUCATION:
Dr. Alice Belgray, Chair, Children’s Book Committee, Bank Street College of Education
by Joan Baum, Ph.D.
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Important New Education Titles
Compiled by Michelle Accorso
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New Guides Teach Basic Life Skills
by Sybil Maimin
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BOOK REVIEW:
The Teaching Career edited by John I. Goodlad & Timothy J. McMannon
Review by Merri Rosenberg
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BOOK REVIEW:
“Walking the Road: Race, Diversity & Social Justice in Teacher Education”
Review by Merri Rosenberg
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Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
by H. Harris Healy, III, President, Logos Bookstore
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Nimble Numeracy: Fluency in Counting & Basic Arithmetic—Oxton House Publishers
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BOOK REVIEW:
Spiros Raftis’ Five Sheets of Plywood
by Mitchell Levine
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Storytelling at Statue of Hans Christian Anderson, Saturdays 11:00-12:00 Noon
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June 2004

Juneis Perfect for a Summer Reading
Adventure—Beat the Heat & Read!

by Selene Vasquez
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Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
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“Phonics They Use: Words for Reading & Writing”
by Patricia M. Cunningham

reviewed by Merri Rosenberg
It READ MORE

The Creative Process: Writing Children’s Books
by Karen Winnick
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“The Teaching Career”,
edited by John I. Goodlad & Timothy J. McMannon
reviewed by Merri Rosenberg
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“With Love, Aunt Eleanor” by Eleanor Roosevelt II
reviewed by Dorothy Davis READ MORE

May 2004

Black Humor, Leaning Toward the Absurd
An interview with author T. Coraghessan Boyle

by Jared Friedland READ MORE

Logos Bookstore's Recommendations
by H. Harris Healy, III, President, Logos Bookstore READ MORE

Read & Explore
the World Like a True Adventure

by Selene Vasquez READ MORE

April 2004

Drop City:
A Not-So-Nostalgic Look Back At The Age of Aquarius

by Jared Friedland
Whether a group of health fanatics in turn-of-the-century Michigan ("The Road To Wellville") or a Scottish explorer searching for the source of the Niger River ("Water Music"), T.C. Boyle has... READ MORE

Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
by H. Harris Healy, III, President, Logos Bookstore READ MORE

March 2004

Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
by H. Harris Healy, III, President, Logos Bookstore

Baruch Professor Writes “Bankable Business Plans”
Reviewed by Merri Rosenberg
While this isn’t a substitute for an M.B.A., it’s certainly a helpful and practical shortcut for would-be entrepreneurs who are clueless about how to put together a business plan that will attract investors

Book Review:
“Succeeding At Your Interview:
A Practical Guide for Teachers” by Rita S. Brause, Christine P. Donohue and Alice W. Ryan

Reviewed by Pola Rosen, Ed.D.
In 2004, many college graduates are embarking on new teaching careers, seeking personal fulfillment as well as a way to contribute to society. Indeed, a wonderful advertisement recruiting new teachers in New York City asks who will remember your name in years to come; your 4th grade students. Be a teacher

‘March’ to the Beat of Great Books!
by Selene S. Vasquez
Poetry: Ages 3 thru 6
Delightfully familiar poems and rhymes, such as “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep” and equally lovely though less familiar words from Wordsworth, Tennyson and Blake. Colorful illustrations of sweet faced youngsters and baby animals in soft pastel hues. A treasure of rhythmic language for the young at heart

February 2004

Logos Bookstore's Recommendations
by H. Harris Healy, III, President, Logos Bookstore READ MORE

Children's Book Reviews
In this wonderful story written by Harvard University psychiatrist, Pulitzer-prize winner Dr. Robert Coles, for ages 5-10, there are more than 12 full pages of magnificent illustrations that convey the feelings of a child, supported by a loving family, who must endure the hardship of being... READ MORE

Book Review:
My Brother Martin by Christine King Farris

Reviewed by Merri Rosenberg
In time both for the observance of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday, as well as for Black History Month, this delightful book makes a distinctive contribution to the many volumes... READ MORE

Winter is the Season
for Pleasure Reading-Warm up with Excellent Titles

by Selene Vasquez
"It's easy to nap/tucked into a flap..." reflects a sleepy toddler surrounded by her stuffed cuddly toys. Parent/baby pairs are displayed in all the tranquility and security of naptime. Retro gouache art exudes as much joy and comfort as the sweet verses. READ MORE

January 2004

Book Review:
Choosing Choice—School Choice in International Perspective
Reviewed by Merri Rosenberg READ MORE

Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
by H. Harris Healy, III, President, Logos Bookstore
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Book Review:
Lucy McCormick Calkins: The Art of Teaching Reading
Reviewed by Merri Rosenberg READ MORE

Book Review:
Overcoming a Brutal Disability: Healing with Nature
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Start the Year with an Array of New Books!
by Selene Vasquez READ MORE

Make your New Year's Resolution Reading
by Selene Vasquez READ MORE

Book Review:
Stand Columbia: A History of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1754--2004

Reviewed by Merri Rosenberg READ MORE

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