Search Results: "Catherine Chung"


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FORGOTTEN COUNTRY by Catherine Chung
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2012

"Chung's limpid prose matches her emotional intelligence."
A young woman struggles to understand her sometimes-competing roles as daughter, sister, scholar and Korean American in Chung's darkly luminous debut. Read full book review >

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OUT! by Arree Chung
by Arree Chung, illustrated by Arree Chung
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 6, 2017

"A bouncy nighttime blend of easy graphic novel and almost-wordless picture book. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Jo Jo is a babysitter of sorts. She's also a St. Bernard. Read full book review >

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NINJA! by Arree Chung
Kirkus Star
by Arree Chung, illustrated by Arree Chung
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"High-flying fun to be read aloud or independently. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Silently the young ninja stalks through the house to reach his objective: baby sister's prized milk and cookies. Read full book review >

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NINJA! ATTACK OF THE CLAN by Arree Chung
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2016

"A clever, laugh-out-loud story for a broad audience. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A young ninja seeks a worthy opponent, but his family is too busy to play. Read full book review >

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LONG FOR THIS WORLD by Sonya Chung
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 2, 2010

"An impressive but structurally unwieldy debut."
Modernity and distances both geographical and psychological upend a South Korean family. Read full book review >

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HOW TO PEE by Todd Spector
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"The lesson is clear: Pee with flair. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Sure, potty training is important, but how many books emphasize how to urinate with style? Read full book review >

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Aww Fishsticks by Lenora Riegel
written and illustrated by Lenora Riegel, illustrated by Leda Chung
Released: Jan. 13, 2016

"A likable volume with a message of empowerment for young children, wrapped in a gentle fish tale."
A timid little fish named Pax finds the key to confidence in this debut picture book. Read full book review >

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THE DANGER GANG AND THE PIRATES OF BORNEO! by Stephen Bramucci
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Routine even with the swordplay and flying excrement. (Adventure. 10-12)"
When his adventure-loving parents disappear on an expedition to Borneo, an 11-year-old shut-in recruits a sidekick (actually "partner") and sets out to the rescue. Read full book review >

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HOW TO PEE by Todd Spector
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"A continuously clever concept that allows kids to alleviate their fears even as they relieve their bladders. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A book that's unafraid to put the fun in flushing. Read full book review >

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THE FIX-IT MAN by Susan Hood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"Think of it as a cautionary tale. If you can fix a chair, you can put away the skateboard. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Stuff happens. Things break, but fixing them can be as much fun as breaking them, sometimes. Read full book review >

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CATHERINE LACEY
by Vincent Scarpa

Ask Catherine Lacey for the origin story of her new novel, The Answers, and she won’t hesitate to give you the short answer: back pain. More specifically, an inexplicable and persistent back pain that greeted her in the midst of an emotionally turbulent period in her life marked by loss, upheaval, and complication; a time which occasioned, for Lacey, a ...


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Released: Nov. 1, 1999

DISTANT ROADSelected PoemsDuy Nguyen Read full book review >