Search Results: "Ginger Foglesong Gibson"


BOOK REVIEW

TIPTOE JOE by Ginger Foglesong Gibson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"This beguiling, cumulative woodland tale will make a great addition to bedtime routines. (Picture book. 2-5)"
"Tiptoe fast, // tiptoe slow. / Say hello to Tiptoe Joe." Read full book review >

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GINGER by Charlotte Voake
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

"This is a simple tale, paced to perfection, while its parallels to the arrival of a new baby in a household give it a practical dimension. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A flawless tale of two cats, well-suited to story hours, to be read and reread. Read full book review >

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GINGER by Ginger Rogers
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 9, 1991

"High point: the Oscar for Kitty Foyle. (Black-and-white photographs—not seen.)"
Serviceable autobiography of the dancer-comedienne-leading lady, now 80. Read full book review >

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GINGER by Kate Klimo
by Kate Klimo, illustrated by Tim Jessell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Assisted by Ginger's attractively gentle voice, pet lovers may be willing to overlook the sometimes heavy-handed narrative. (history of golden retriever breed, information on puppy mills, rescue groups, animal shelters, and how to choose a dog.) (Fiction. 8-12)"
Ginger, a golden retriever, is the product of a brutal puppy mill, inauspicious beginnings that don't improve much. Read full book review >

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MY GRANDMA/MI ABUELITA by Ginger Foglesong Guy
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"Full of excitement and family warmth, this is a charming title for the very youngest book lovers. (Picture book. 1-5)"
Once again, Guy and Escrivá combine their talents to produce an almost wordless bilingual story. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Short, breezy and full of activity. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Featuring lots of short words, thematic repetition and paired antonyms, Guy's latest is great for short read-alouds with preschoolers as well as first reading experiences for kindergartners and first graders. Read full book review >

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MY SCHOOL/MI ESCUELA by Ginger Foglesong Guy
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2006

"Perfect for short attention spans and for encouraging the beginnings of bilingualism. (Picture book. 1-5)"
More a beginning bilingual word book than a story, Guy's text begins with "escuela / school" and moves on through "niños / children," "clase / classroom," "comba / jump rope" and other school-related pairs of words to present a basic vocabulary of the school day. Read full book review >

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!FIESTA! by Ginger Foglesong Guy
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

BOOK REVIEW

WILD GINGER by Anchee Min
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2002

"Fascinating, moving, and marvelously strange: second-novelist Min (Becoming Madame Mao, 2000; a memoir, Red Azalea, 1994) opens the door to a world that is at once terrible and compelling."
A striking story of love and betrayal re-creates the terror and animosities that informed the Chinese Cultural Revolution of the late 1960s. Read full book review >

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BLACK CROW, BLACK CROW by Ginger Foglesong Guy
ANIMALS
Released: April 26, 1991

"A happy fusion of unusual idea, melodious words, and charmingly lucid art. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A repetitive, lyrical text (``Black crow, black crow, what do you caw about?/What do you jaw about high in your tree?/I wake up my children, my small sleeping children...'')with just a few words changed in each versetakes a crow and her young through a day, from ``high in the sky'' to ``home in your nest.'' Parker pictures the young crows, who wear simple clothes and have toys, engaged in activities (eating, playing) paralleled by the child who asks the questions. Read full book review >

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GINGER BEAR by Mini Grey
by Mini Grey, illustrated by Mini Grey
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 12, 2007

"Life's not simple for a cookie, but Ginger Bear, unlike his folkloric predecessor, manages quite nicely. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This sweet little offering blends "The Gingerbread Man" with Where the Wild Things Are to delicious effect. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GINGER SNAPPED by Gail Oust
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 12, 2017

"The puzzle's OK but may disappoint fans who like their murders spicier."
Spice shop owner Piper Prescott finds the demise of her chief rival for the police chief's affections both a blessing and a curse. Read full book review >