Search Results: "Caridad Ferrer"


BOOK REVIEW

WHEN THE STARS GO BLUE by Caridad Ferrer
FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"Soledad's first-person narration feels authentic, but the material would engage more if it were shorter and sharper. (Fiction. YA)"
Soledad Reyes, a Cuban-American high-school senior, lives to dance and hopes to win a spot in a professional ballet company. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A GIRL LIKE CHE GUEVARA by Teresa de la Caridad Doval
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2004

"Stiffly written and often simply amateurish, but an intriguing glimpse into Castro's Cuba by this first-time novelist."
Sex in Cuba, circa 1980. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"A wonderful resource for households, schools, Scouting groups and other organizations catering to kids. (index) (Nonfiction. 5 & up)"
Ferrer transports readers to a time gone by, when stoopball and jacks, string games and stickball, hopscotch and marbles were the staples of childhood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOM AND THE GNATTERS by Kurusa
by Kurusa, illustrated by Isabel Ferrer, translated by Elisa Amado
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"The bugs are a little adult in their tastes, but the slight story will remind young children of their own experiences with the dreaded comb, and Ferrer's rich, textured illustrations reveal new humorous surprises with each reading. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Inspired by her hairbrush-hating daughter, Venezuelan writer Kurusa sets her cautionary story in an imaginary East African savanna. Read full book review >