Search Results: "Hui Hui Su-Kennedy"


BOOK REVIEW

WHAT DO I DO? by Hui Hui Su-Kennedy
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2004

"A cheery look at life from a small child's perspective. (Picture book. 2-4)"
An ethnically diverse group of preschoolers enjoys all the aspects of an active-filled day. Read full book review >

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THE MAGICAL MONKEY KING by Ji-li Jiang
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2002

"Clever, arrogant, far longer on appetite than attention span, Monkey makes an engaging antihero whose acquaintance young readers, of any cultural background, with a taste for trickster tales will be glad to make. (Folktale. 8-10)"
With easygoing informality, memoirist Jiang (Red Scarf Girl, 1997) retells several adventures of this picaresque Asian folk hero. Read full book review >

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BEYOND THE BLONDE by Kathleen Flynn-Hui
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 2005

"Urbane yet sweetly innocent."
Small-town girl dreams of coloring hair, moves to Manhattan, fulfills said dream. Read full book review >

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MY FRIEND ROBOT! by Sunny Scribens
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"Likely to be a friend to STEM elementary educators. (Picture book. 5-7)"
STEM content on simple machines and robotics meets play and compassion. Read full book review >

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SHANGHAI BABY by Wei Hui
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 11, 2001

"Though unlikely to have the same polarizing impact on Americans as on Chinese readers, Shanghai Baby is a fascinating case study of the impact of Western rhetoric and pop culture, from Nikes to nihilism, on the mysterious East."
This much-censored Chinese debut novel, a young woman's tour of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll, is likely to raise nary an eyebrow when set against its Western counterparts. Read full book review >

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Try! Try! Try! by Lindsey Craig
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"A lively and clever volume about the importance of tackling new activities; perfect for toddlers who are ready for a little plot with their pictures and for children who can proudly read aloud to a younger sibling."
An energetic boy tells his animal friends that they already know how to dance in this board book for very young readers by Craig (In Our Tree, 2016, etc.).Read full book review >

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SU DONGPO by Demi
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"In the author's view, he still stands at the 'heart and soul of Chinese culture.' (Biography. 8-10)"
In reverent tribute to a "statesman, philosopher, poet, painter, engineer, architect, and humanitarian" born nearly ten centuries ago, Demi offers a text in which quoted passages of poetry and references to "mystical painting skills" mingle with biographical detail. Read full book review >

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THE KENNEDY CHRONICLES by Kennedy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 30, 2013

"Mildly entertaining but superficial and unremarkable."
One of the original video jockeys waxes nostalgic on her time with the MTV network. Read full book review >

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BOBBY KENNEDY by Larry Tye
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 5, 2016

"Richly researched prose that sometimes soars too close to the sun of admiration."
A former journalist at the Boston Globe returns with a comprehensive, thesis-driven account of the political career of Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A quick-fire, easy-to-read account of the Kennedy years, with some salacious details to spice it up."
O'Reilly and Dugard (Killing Lincoln, 2011) team up again with a comprehensive account of the John F. Kennedy administration and its untimely end. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 12, 2001

"Admirably detailed, stunningly successful, and likely to become the definitive biography of the Kennedy marriage, with all the intimacy and international scope implied."
The famously private Mrs. Kennedy has met her match and is herein revealed—along with her husband and his administration—respectfully but thoroughly, by an author possessed. Read full book review >

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ROBERT KENNEDY by Evan Thomas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 13, 2000

"A compelling re-telling of one of the saddest and most intriguing life stories in American politics."
Newsweek assistant managing editor Thomas (The Very Best Men, 1995, etc.) enlivens his engrossing RFK biography with fresh interviews and the use of previously restricted sources. Read full book review >