Search Results: "Dmitry Savin"


BOOK REVIEW

ELFISHKI AND THE GIANT CAKE by Elvira  Baryakina
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 21, 2011

"In the end, these intellectual delights may save the cake for some readers. (iPad storybook app. 5-9)"
Despite its labored plot, this cotton-candy-sweet tale of opposites who accomplish a monumental task by working together has some merit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MOON BRIDGE by Marcia Savin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"But the two girls are little more than types (the good, understanding American; the bewildered victim of malicious government policy), while their friendship seems contrived to depict casualties of the home front; the sentimentality never blossoms into genuine emotion. (Fiction. 9-12)"
After Pearl Harbor, Ruthie's life at school changes: ``war'' has become very real. Read full book review >