Search Results: "Felisberto Hernandez"


BOOK REVIEW

PIANO STORIES by Felisberto Hernandez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1993

"But all the goofy knocks-akilter, inversions, doublings, and elongations aside, Hern†ndez's work has a preciousness and aestheticism that make it mostly a curiosity."
Hern†ndez (1902-64) was a Uruguayan fabulist whose form was the bagatelle. Read full book review >

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LANDS OF MEMORY by Felisberto Hernandez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 28, 2002

"But his uniquely personal, willfully elusive stories are very much worth reading."
The mysteriousness inherent in everyday phenomena and the bizarre, sometimes romantic relationships between people and the objects with which they surround themselves are the constants in this arresting collection: a gathering of six stories by the Uruguayan fabulist (1902-64), whose odd fiction intermittently resembles that of Borges, Calvino, and Cortázar. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAT NAPPED! by Leeza Hernandez
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 12, 2014

"A cat caper with a happy end for the youngest listeners. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Curious cats can get into lots of trouble, even when napping…. Read full book review >

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DOG GONE! by Leeza Hernandez
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2012

"A sweet pooch portrait of unconditional love. (Picture book. 3-6)"

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS ON THE FARM by Christopher  Hernandez
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"There are a lot of opportunities to add to the noise in this barn. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
Duck encourages children to connect sounds to their corresponding animals down on this farm. Read full book review >

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SUCKERPUNCH by David Hernandez
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Nevertheless, Hernandez's solid first YA effort will have readers clamoring for his next work. (Fiction. YA)"
Marcus Mendoza, aka Nub because of a severed index finger, narrates this hard-hitting and profane novel about parental abuse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"An intimate portrait of a land, its people and its customs."
A collection of travel essays exploring Mexico City's diverse culture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NO MORE US FOR YOU by David Hernandez
FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"A smoldering read. (Fiction. YA)"
Carlos is obsessed with red licorice candy; Isabel is haunted by the anniversary of her boyfriend's death. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Reencounter With Jesus by Roberto Hernandez
NON-FICTION
Released: June 30, 2016

"An uplifting, approachable, and heartfelt work of apologetics."
An appeal to readers to seek a relationship with Jesus Christ. Read full book review >

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EAT YOUR MATH HOMEWORK by Ann McCallum
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2011

"A yummy way to get parents and kids to more deeply understand math…and spend some time together in the kitchen. (index, table of contents) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
Math and cooking have always gone hand-in-hand, but McCallum takes it to a whole new level that allows young number lovers to explore (and eat!) a wide range of mathematical topics. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 28, 1994

"If his all-star handbook can't make casual fans masters of the game, it could at least enhance their credibility as second-guessers in season and out. (First printing of 40,000)"
An MVP of a guide to the national pastime from a savvy 17-year veteran of the major leagues who remains an ardent fan in retirement. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"An absorbing eyewitness view of a shocking event wrapped in a fluent, engaging self-portrait. (bibliography) (Memoir. 11-15)"
The young political intern who provided first aid to Congressional Representative Gabrielle Giffords after her shooting, likely saving her life, steps forward to tell his story. Read full book review >