Search Results: "Jayme Peta"


BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"An invaluable resource for all young people on a gender quest. (supplemental Web content) (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
An open-ended workbook offers young people questioning their gender identity tools for thinking, feeling, and strategizing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONE BEAR EXTRAORDINAIRE by Jayme McGowan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Now all this story needs is an audience, and it's sure to drum one up. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Themes of inclusivity and individuality will strike chords with readers in McGowan's debut picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOTTIE by Peta Coplans
by Peta Coplans, illustrated by Peta Coplans
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1994

"The lesson on feeling free to escape stereotypical roles is amply leavened by Dottie's blithe self-assurance and the gently satirical tone that pervades both the text and the author's cartoony illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Delicately limned as innocently pointy-nosed, Dottie's a dog who follows her own bent despite her worried parents. `` `Not in the GARDEN!' '' exclaims Dad when she insists on planting lettuces, `` `Gardens are for burying bones.' '' And, later, `` `Dogs don't grow things....Go out and chase a postman.' '' Undeterred but curious, Dottie conducts a small survey and finds several friends enjoying unexpected activities—a duck rollerskating, a cat sailing, a rabbit painting a picture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 7, 2013

"The main focus on baseball provides a starting point for much more."
A fun approach to developing the discipline necessary to separate reproducible skills from the disruptive effects of chance in baseball, finance and life. Read full book review >