Search Results: "Christina Song"


BOOK REVIEW

I SEE THE WORLD / YO VEO EL MUNDO by Tom Luna
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"A promising premise, marred by too much vocabulary for younger readers. (Bilingual picture book. 2-5)"
Luna's largely interrogative bilingual title barrages preschoolers with vocabulary in seven plotless two-page spreads. Read full book review >

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WINTER, WINTER, COLD AND SNOW by Sharon Gibson Palermo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"A wintertime version of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?(Picture book. 1-4)"
In Palermo's picture-book debut, various animals against snowy backdrops tell readers whom else they know and how those animals go about surviving the winter. Read full book review >

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TEA WITH OLIVER by Mika Song
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"Charming and as sweet as a tea cake. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Oliver (a white cat with orange spots) wishes for a friend he can share a pot of tea with. Read full book review >

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HARRY AND CLARE'S AMAZING STAYCATION by Ted Staunton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A clever bit of conflict resolution, nonviolent and broadly applicable. (Picture book. 6-8)"
On a rainy week of vacation, Harry finds a way to loosen his bossy big sister's grip on playtime scenarios. Read full book review >

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AWAKENING THE DRAGON by Arlene Chan
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 15, 2004

"Those with an interest will have to look elsewhere to be satisfied. (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
Today, dragon boat racing is an international event and is one of the fastest-growing sports in North America. Read full book review >

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A NEW SCHOOL YEAR by Sally Derby
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2017

"Diverse in so many ways, this could be a springboard to readers' own poems about school. (Picture book/poetry 4-10)"
At the start of a new school year, six children tell of their worries, hopes, and growth in 24 free-verse poems. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUBLIME by Christina Lauren
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"For die-hard fans of Bella and Edward only—pun very much intended. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
An orphaned adrenaline junkie falls for a dead girl, and the doomed, love-struck couple learns they can only truly "be together" (cough) in the realm between the living and the dead. Read full book review >

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KISS CRUSH COLLIDE by Christina Meredith
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Although the most intriguing thread of the book is familial, this tame G-rated story will appeal largely to girls who enjoy romances. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
The summer before her senior year of high school, a girl who seemingly has it all—money, looks, smarts and social position—falls for a dazzlingly handsome but mildly unsuitable boy. Read full book review >

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THE SIDE OF THE ANGELS by Christina Bartolomeo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"A fine, funny, and deft blue-collar valentine from Bartolomeo (Cupid and Diana, 1998)."
Can a D.C. publicist find true love with a union organizer? Oh, yes. Twice. Read full book review >

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WHERE WE LIVED by Christina Fitzpatrick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 3, 2001

"Earnest and conventional takes on growing up, too carefully wrought to resonate."
A first novel about five girls raised in the same town trying to survive painful childhoods and learn how to live on their own. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"Elegant minimalism that creates lasting images."
Twenty-six brief stories, organized like a medieval bestiary representing animals A through Z. Read full book review >