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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for What Goes Up by Katie Kennedy

Cover Story: Upside Down
BFF Charm: Single White Female
Swoonworthy Scale: 3
Talky Talk: Science Fiction
Bonus Factors: Alternate Dimensions, Coach Taylor Award
Relationship Status: One and Done

Cover Story: Upside Down

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BOOK REVIEW

RAISE THE RED LANTERN by Su Tong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 26, 1993

"A writer to watch."
From a member of China's New Wave, three novellas of a disturbing intensity make their US debut—including ``Raise the Red Lantern,'' the basis of an acclaimed 1991 film. Read full book review >

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RICE by Su Tong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 1995

"Balzac and Zola would have recognized a kindred spirit in Su Tong, whose extraordinary pictures of the extremes to which human beings drive one another and themselves seem scarcely inferior to their own."
This riveting melodrama is the first full-length novel in English from the young Chinese author of the brilliant novella Raise the Red Lantern (1993). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE YOUS ARE FOR WHITE PEOPLE by Lac Su
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2009

"Uneven but memorable."
In his debut, marketing consultant Su recalls growing up Vietnamese in the ghettos of America, and the cultural divide between two generations. 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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HAVANA THURSDAYS by Virgil Su†rez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"An insightful portrait of families, in the shadow of death and exile, behaving with commendable grace and compassion."
A Cuban-American family's secrets, fears, and fissures all come to light after the sudden death of an eldest son: a low-key novel of remembering and regretting by Cuban-born Su†rez (Welcome to the Oasis and Other Stories, 1991). Read full book review >