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May 1998

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 1998.

Book Review

Wolf on the Fold

by Linda Cooley

The year is 1935, it is mid-winter, the country is in a deep economic depression, and fourteen-year-old Kenny’s father has died, leaving him responsible for his mother and four siblings. Getting a job seems nearly impossible for a boy... Read More

Book Review

A Traveller's History of North Africa

by Celeste Sollod

If you want to know more about the region you’re traveling to than what to see, where to stay, and what to eat (and what to avoid eating), then A Traveller’s History series is your ticket. These relatively short, easily carried... Read More

Book Review


by Lisa Archibald

Written in the spirit of self-help books by African Americans for African Americans, Haki Madhubuti’s HeartLove takes black people on a journey within themselves. In a community that struggles to maintain family ties and keep its... Read More

Book Review

A View from the Mangrove

by Lisa Archibald

So little of what is said about the Caribbean reveals the history of its worlds. Indeed, it is quite often reduced to images of exotic females, sandy beaches and lilting accents. Such a narrow view detracts from the cultural nuances and... Read More

Book Review

Wonders and the Order of Nature, 1150-1750

by Peter Skinner

Until the rise of modern science, “wonders” played powerfully on the public mind. They included marvels, miracles, monstrous births, mariners’ tall tales, explorers’ fantastic reports, comets and every sort of portent, prodigy... Read More

Book Review

The Values Book

by Susan McQuaid

Old-fashioned values. More than ever, this country is seeing how important they are to teach our children. "The Values Book" is a blueprint for teaching 16 basic, but very important values to children (commitment, compassion,... Read More

Book Review

Fate of Ravens

by Mark Terry

In Norse mythology the god Odin had two ravens, Muninn and Huginn. It was their job to go out into the world and bring back information. One of the ravens stood for Thought and the other for Memory. Odin feared that one or both of the... Read More

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