Search Results: "Josanne Wayman"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 13, 2011

"Though the pages are few, Wayman's practical, sunny advice is plentiful."
An easy-to-follow guide for a healthy, happy home for you and your pets. Read full book review >

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THE GOLDEN DUCK by Vivenne Wayman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 27, 1991

"A talented newcomer."
Everyday events, and some less mundane, mark this modestly charming debut novel set in a riverside Norfolk village where Rosemary Lawrence paints competent watercolors while husband Peter commutes to his job. Read full book review >

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FACTORY GIRL by Josanne La Valley
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"A thought-provoking look at oppression and the power of words from a viewpoint not often heard. (author's note) (Fiction. 14-18)"
When Roshen, a 16-year-old Uighur girl from northern China, is sent away for a year to work at the Hubei Work Wear Company, a factory in the south, she faces cultural, societal, physical, and psychological challenges far beyond her worst nightmares. Read full book review >

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VINE BASKET by Josanne La Valley
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 2, 2013

"A haunting tale of artistic vision triumphing over adversity. (map, note from Mamatjian Juma of Radio Free Asia, afterword) (Fiction. 8-12)"
In a remote corner of China, a Uyghur girl faces government oppression and family troubles. Read full book review >

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CLEFT HEART by Karl Schonborn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 29, 2013

"An often instructive memoir, particularly for anyone seeking to help a young person overcome bullying's crushing effects."
In this debut memoir, a victim of childhood bullying fights back and goes on to have a normal, happy adult life. Read full book review >