Search Results: "Fidelis O. Mkparu"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 2, 2012

"Good-humored and competently written, but doesn't explore emotion or psychological motivation."
In this debut novel, a Nigerian student moves to North Carolina for college, where he navigates the challenges of dating while keeping up his grades. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KNICK-KNACK PADDYWHACK! by Paul O. Zelinsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"And everyone will want more than one copy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lightning can strike twice: 12 years after Wheels on the Bus (1990), Zelinsky offers another pop-up tour de force, infused with humor and replete with astonishing special effects. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GIFT OF THE MAGI by O. Henry
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"The text is printed on sepia-toned backgrounds that extend the antique flavor of the narrative. (Picture book. 10 & up)"
The beloved short story first published in 1906 is presented in an attractive edition with full-color illustrations that bring the sentimental story of the young couple to life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HOMELESS by Margaret O. Hyde
Released: March 1, 1989

Who are the homeless? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KNOW ABOUT ABUSE by Margaret O. Hyde
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Resources; bibliography; glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
An author who writes widely on related subjects (Know About Drugs, rev. ed. 1990) comes up with one neat little book: mature in content and outlook but short enough for reluctant readers—a combination of global outlook and specific, usable information. Read full book review >