Search Results: "Fausto Bianchi"


BOOK REVIEW

C. EVERETT KOOP by Anne Bianchi
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 15, 1992

"Chronology; bibliography; notes; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
What happens to a boy who sneaks into medical operating theaters and then tries techniques he's observed there on rats and rabbits, never losing a patient? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BLISTERED CAT by Chuck Bianchi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2007

"A deep-running, unaffected tale of growing up, as elementally touching as a Grandma Moses canvas."
A boy comes of age among a nicely sprawling cast of animated characters in a hardscrabble coal-mining town. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

"McDonough and Bianchi avoid a facile progressive triumphalism and deal quite forthrightly with the tensions and difficulties that both liberal and conservative agendas pose to the order: a highly interesting take on the future of the American church and its Jesuit elite."
A fascinating look at Catholicism's most prestigious order in a time of change and confusion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE COMET by Ivano Baldassarre
by Ivano Baldassarre, illustrated by Andrea Glioti, developed by bitLuna, translated by Emma Bianchi
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 13, 2012

"The irony of a story about digital distraction presented on the iPad won't be lost on readers, and, like a lot of the technology we have that's unaffected by passing comets, the app itself is a bit of a mixed blessing. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
Three kids—Anna, Gino and Mark—are stressed out by the demands of modern student life and the distractions of the digital age. Their lives are therefore improved when a passing comet renders all the technology in their town of Sourapple useless. Read full book review >