Search Results: "Bibi Gaston"


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GASTON by Kelly DiPucchio
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"A perfect read aloud that will leave them begging for more—an absolute delight. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Gaston, an adorable pup, lives with his loving and proper poodle pack, until an outing reveals there's more to family than meets the eye. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2008

"Heartfelt and accomplished, but not a page-turner."
Landscape architect Gaston traces the life of her grandmother, a Jazz Age "It girl" gone wrong. Read full book review >

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MY BIBI ALWAYS REMEMBERS by Toni Buzzeo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 19, 2014

"A gentle, loving picture of interaction among generations. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The vast savanna is parched and dry, and grandmother Bibi is the only elephant who remembers the way to desperately needed water. Read full book review >

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Bibi & Babu in Africa by Bonnie  Toews
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"An approachable grandparent voice guides students interested in African animals, mountain climbing, and travel, with great pictures to match. "
Recalling their trip to Tanzania, two grandparents offer photos and a collection of facts about animals on safari, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, and the plight of Tanzanian orphans. Read full book review >

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CANNED AND CRUSHED by Bibi Belford
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"Overstuffed, as many first novels are, but fitted with an admirable, funny protagonist. (Fiction. 10-12)"
In this never-a-dull-moment debut, pride and stubborn enterprise carry a brash young immigrant through both school and family troubles, as well as embarrassing errors in judgment. Read full book review >

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MOUNT APPETITE by Bill Gaston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 30, 2005

"Intriguing short fiction, told in a distinctive, poetic prose."
A dozen taut and mysterious tales by Canadian poet and novelist Gaston (The Good Body, 2001) explore powerful addictions, cravings and desires. Read full book review >

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LINGO by Gaston Dorren
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"For linguists and readers truly thrilled by the meticulous study of languages."
Quirky facts about 60 European languages. Read full book review >

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SOINTULA by Bill Gaston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 12, 2006

"Gaston may be to Canadian fiction what Ken Kesey was to American fiction of the 1960s: a renegade lyricist with a soaring, ineffably generous narrative imagination."
Two midlife crises are enriched and transformed by the Canadian near-wilderness in this ambitious novel from the Ontario author of Mount Appetite (2005). Read full book review >

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THE GOOD BODY by Bill Gaston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 12, 2001

"Yet another good novel from Up North. Canadian fiction is more than coming into its own; it may be the wave of the immediate fictional future."
An immensely likable first US appearance for Canadian poet and novelist Gaston, who brings to engaging life the black-comic trials and tribulations of a former semipro hockey player contending with multiple sclerosis and (though he'd never call it this) separation anxiety. Read full book review >