Search Results: "Filomena Gomes"


BOOK REVIEW

MY MOM LOVES ME MORE THAN SUSHI by Filomena Gomes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A nice introduction to the concept of multiculturalism and different foods, served with warmth and smiles. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A girl and her mother feast on food from around the world, but no matter how much they love their meals, the girl knows that Mom loves her best. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"A well-researched, engaging history."
A journalist's highly readable account of Portuguese monarch João VI's historic 1808 flight from Europe and subsequent exile in Brazil. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BROKEN by Elizabeth Pulford
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"In the end, this story attempts to tackle serious issues but fails to grasp the gravity of its subject matter. Disappointing. (Graphic hybrid fiction. 14 & up)"
A novel with graphic elements chronicles a girl's mental and emotional journeys as she works through a childhood trauma while in a coma. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LUCKY LITTER by Jennifer Keats Curtis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2015

"A sweet read-aloud and useful resource for classroom animal studies, especially regarding endangered habitats. (learning activities) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Wolf pups get a second chance at life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLOOD LAKE by k.j.a. Wishnia
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 16, 2002

"Readers have no more hope of unraveling the puzzle than Ecuadorians have of buying today's rice at yesterday's prices."
God knows why New York private eye Filomena Buscarsela (Red House, 2001, etc.) thinks it's a good idea to take her prepubescent daughter Antonia to visit her family in Ecuador. Read full book review >