Search Results: "Adriano Gon"


BOOK REVIEW

KID KIBBLE by Diana Hendry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Amusing and slight. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Narrator Ned and his older sister, Jess, are mortified when their mother announces who their new boarder is—Kid Kibble, the school's incoming biology teacher. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HERE COMES TOD! by Philippa Pearce
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1994

From the author of a landmark in children's fantasy (Tom's Midnight Garden, 1958), six cozy episodes in the life of a small boy. Read full book review >

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GON, THE LITTLE FOX by Nankichi Niimi
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"The startling and violent ending may make it difficult to find an audience, but it is a valuable introduction to a non-Western storytelling aesthetic. (Picture book. 7-10)"
An animal tale from the "Hans Christian Andersen of Japan" is now published in an English edition. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WE GON' BE ALRIGHT by Jeff Chang
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A compelling and intellectually thought-provoking exploration of the quagmire of race relations."
In this collection, written "in appreciation of all the young people who would not bow down," outspoken journalist Chang (Who We Be: A Cultural History of Race in Post-Civil Rights America, 2014, etc.) offers six critical essays addressing racial inequality and inequity and how these provocative, multifaceted issues impact virtually every culture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 23, 2012

"A caustic but unpersuasive case for breaking Italy apart."
A vitriolic separatist says it's time for Italy's northern regions to declare independence from "a lazy and spendthrift South." Read full book review >