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

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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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SIESTA by Ginger Foglesong Guy
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: April 1, 2005

"Warm and charming, this treat invites young readers to broaden their linguistic horizons. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this festive companion to their Fiesta (1996), Guy and Moreno again combine a brief bilingual text with full-page, full-color illustrations brimming with soft-edged details. Read full book review >

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¡BRAVO! by Ginger Foglesong Guy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"The loving relatives maintain a supportive role in this successful celebration of innovative play. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Guy and Moreno (Siesta, 2005, etc.) continue this family's familiar adventures with an imaginative outdoor romp. Read full book review >

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BRAND NEW EMILY  by Ginger Rue
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2009

"But like any good sales campaign, the material is so enjoyable that readers might not even notice that they've learned something. (Fiction. 11 & up)"
One of the eternal mysteries of middle school is the question of popularity: What makes one child popular while another is not? Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 14, 2011

"Unvarnished prose, plentiful images and vivid anecdotes set in historical perspective make this chronological account lively and accessible for middle-grade readers. (author's note, chronology, source notes, bibliography, words and music) (Biography. 9-12)"
Even readers without Girl Scout credentials can appreciate this competent, photo-laden biography of fearless, feisty founder, Juliette Gordon Low. Read full book review >

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HARD ROCK by Ginger Rue
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2017

"If there were a reality show called Real Housewives of Tuscaloosa: The Middle School Years, this might suffice as the print version. (Fiction. 10-14)"
This second book of the Tig Ripley series continues as Tig and her all-girl band, Pandora's Box, struggle with middle school drama. 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 >