Search Results: "José Ivey"


BOOK REVIEW

A YOUNG DANCER by Valerie Gladstone
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"Aspiring dancers will warm up to Iman and, one hopes, put on some music and start dancing on their own. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 8-14)"
"Dancing makes me feel free," says Iman Bright, a student at the Ailey School. Read full book review >

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COWBOY JOSÉ by Susan Middleton Elya
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2005

"Recommended mainly for its language possibilities. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Rollicking rhymed "Spanglish" couplets tell the tale of "Cowboy José, the vaquero" and his faithful horse Feo who "ride 'cross the prairie and belt out a song," and then get involved with a gal named Rosita, who is pretty—bonita. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOSÉ! BORN TO DANCE by Susanna Reich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"An inspiring tribute to a major figure in the arts, featuring some of Colón's most moving, powerful work yet. (Picture book/biography. 7-9)"
This first introduction for children to renowned dancer and choreographer José Limón pairs equally soaring text and visuals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WAITING FOR JOSÉ by Harel Shapira
Released: May 1, 2013

"A valuable look at the birth of a populist paramilitary formation, one whose opponents may not dismiss so easily after reading this evenhanded book."
A blend of sociology and journalism informs this account of time spent among the self-professed guardians of the U.S.-Mexico border. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TO THE BRIGHT EDGE OF THE WORLD by Eowyn Ivey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Heartfelt, rip-snorting storytelling."
A husband and wife explore separate but parallel frontiers in the wild Northwest of the late 1800s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 1, 2013

"Good fun for gastronomists and travel buffs alike."
Delectable account of how an ex-lawyer took up truffle hunting in Provence after fleeing the drudgery of an office job in England. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SNOW CHILD by Eowyn Ivey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A fine first novel that enlivens familiar themes of parenthood and battles against nature."
A couple struggling to settle in the Alaskan wilderness is heartened by the arrival of the child of their dreams—or are they literally dreaming her? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 30, 2006

"Full-bodied."
Delightfully quirky debut describes one couple's quest for the palest rosé in all of France. Read full book review >

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PABLO & JANE AND THE HOT AIR CONTRAPTION by José Domingo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Original art and visually engrossing worlds will have readers visiting this book over and over again.(Graphic adventure. 5-7)"
A duo's blasé afternoon deviates into an unexpected journey crossing dimension and time. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AS TIME WENT BY by José Sanabria
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2016

"A lovely, rich book to spend time with. (Picture book. 4-8)"
South American artist Sanabria offers a picture book about a ship and so much more. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 2014

"A panoramic but fractured effort to find a compromise between faith and reason."
A book attempts to justify the existence of the Christian God on the basis of modern science. Read full book review >