Search Results: "Belle Yang"


BOOK REVIEW

HURRY HOME, HEDGEHOG! by Belle Yang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"A sweet story with lovely illustrations to boot, developmentally pitch-perfect for older babies and toddlers. (Board book. 1-3)"
A little hedgehog hurries home in an effort to avoid a coming storm in this bilingual board book. Read full book review >

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FOO, THE FLYING FROG OF WASHTUB POND by Belle Yang
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Luckily for Foo, this story ends in sweet lessons of friendship and humility, not a fatal burst. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Foo Frog, Sue-Lin Salamander and Mao-Mao Mudpuppy share a special web-footed friendship. Read full book review >

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ALWAYS COME HOME TO ME by Belle Yang
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"An additional purchase, but will be enjoyed for its attractive illustrations. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Chinese twins Mei-Mei and Di-Di raise their two doves to fly freely, but to return home, just as Mama (mother) and Baba (father) expect their children to behave. Read full book review >

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HANNAH IS MY NAME by Belle Yang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"1960s, Yang's offering is winner—a spot-on depiction of the immigrant experience in America. (Picture book. 5-10)"
This thoughtful offering is based on Yang's own immigration story, and is told from the perspective of seven-year-old Hannah, who moves with her mother and father from Taiwan to San Francisco. Read full book review >

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A NEST IN SPRINGTIME by Belle Yang
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 24, 2012

"Welcome additions. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
This bilingual offering blooms. Read full book review >

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CHILI-CHILI-CHIN-CHIN by Belle Yang
Released: May 1, 1999

"Whether giving room or sharing good times, Chili-Chili-Chin-Chin and the boy's approach gives friendship an enviable suppleness. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Chili-Chili-Chin-Chin is a donkey that knows what it likes and what it dislikes. Read full book review >

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FORGET SORROW by Belle Yang
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 10, 2010

"A transformational experience for author and reader alike."
East meets West in this occasionally playful yet profoundly moving graphic memoir. Read full book review >

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THE ODYSSEY OF A MANCHURIAN by Belle Yang
Released: Oct. 27, 1996

"A talented, highly original blend of vivid family history and art. (Author tour)"
A continuation of the story begun in Yang's unique chronicle of her father's boyhood in China during the 1930s and '40s, Baba: A Return to China Upon My Father's Shoulders (1994). Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Yang's work is like a lovely painted scroll swimming with wild souls, beasts, birds, flowers, day and night sky, tragedy, and hope."
With poetic prose and vivid watercolors, Yang has created a rich portrait of life in China during the 1930s and '40s. Read full book review >

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BELLE by Paula Byrne
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 2014

"Byrne brings to this brief history an eye for telling details of daily life, slaveholders' unthinkable cruelty, and the fervent work of a few good men and women who changed their world."
A history of Britain's anti-slavery struggle that begins with a child. Read full book review >

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BELLE by Sarah Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 31, 2017

"Fine as a chaste novelty, but it may leave non-Amish folks wondering if this is a variation that needs to exist."
In an Amish tale not quite as old as time, a young woman marries a disfigured recluse to save her family's farm. Can love blossom from such a thorny transaction? Read full book review >

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Hell's Belle by Karen Greco
Released: June 17, 2013

"A refreshing addition to the well-stocked vampire genre."
Another action-packed, supernatural crime-fighting offering from Greco (Bloody Boulevard, 2013). Read full book review >