Search Results: "Akiko Ida"


BOOK REVIEW

IDA by Gertrude Stein
Released: June 15, 1941

"You're wrong, Miss Stein, enough."
If Ida goes on, does she go on even when she does go on any more. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COFFEE-TIME TREATS by Jose Marechal
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A charming, glossy book of sweet Parisian morsels."
Delectable, butter-heavy French delights made easy. Read full book review >

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IDA, ALWAYS by Caron Levis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"If the text is occasionally sentimental or overwritten, the pictures are so simple they're heartbreaking. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This is a picture book about loss and grief, so it is probably not a coincidence that it is pictorially dominated by skies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IDA LUPINO by William Donati
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1996

"A welcome, gentlemanly work on a lauded yet underappreciated figure. (24 b&w photos, not seen)"
A respectful overview that lets an icon of women's filmmaking emerge as a full-fledged human being, social crusader, and artist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IDA B. WELLS by Walter Dean Myers
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"The design sets the staunch advocate's quotations off from Myers's accessible account, printing them in a typeface as bold as their speaker. (Picture book/biography. 7-10)"
In spite of adversity, or because of it, Ida B. Wells served as a catalyst in the civil-rights movement. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A poignant, affirming, and often funny debut from a promising new author. (Fiction. 9-12)"
When Ida B's mother undergoes cancer treatment, the idyllically secure world that has informed her character crumbles. Read full book review >

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IDA B. by Karen E. Quinones Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 9, 2004

"Third-novelist Miller gets the details down, but the characters remain clichés without inner lives or credibility."
Inner-city chronicler Miller (I'm Telling, 2002, etc.) returns to drug dealers, welfare moms, and violent teenagers. Read full book review >

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IDA M. TARBELL by Emily Arnold McCully
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 8, 2014

"Though Tarbell rejected the term, this will appeal primarily to those interested in the history of muckraking journalism. (source notes, bibliography, photo credits, index not seen) (Nonfiction. 12-16)"
A female journalist takes on the behemoth Standard Oil and its powerful founder, John D. Rockefeller, changing both reporting and business regulation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1991

"No bibliography, sources, or index. (Biography. 7-9)"
Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) was a journalist whose lifelong fight against discrimination began at age 16. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AKIKO ON THE PLANET SMOO by Mark Crilley
Released: Feb. 8, 2000

Opening episodes of a comic-book series created by an American teacher in Japan take a leap into chapter-book format, with only partial success. Read full book review >

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THE MEMPHIS DIARY OF IDA B. WELLS by Ida B. Wells
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 19, 1995

"A meticulously edited contribution to the study of American women's diaries and late-19th-century women's and black history."
The diaries of the youthful Ida B. Wells (18621931), the most powerful figure in the crusade against lynching. Read full book review >