Search Results: "Judith Inglese"


BOOK REVIEW

I HAVE A FRIEND by Judith Inglese
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2014

"Aims high but misses. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Staid pictures make a poor match for a child's free-flying introduction to an imaginary friend. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I SEE THE SUN IN INDIA by Dedie King
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 20, 2014

"Though it's necessarily oversimplified, it's still a sweet introduction to one part of modern India. (Picture book. 5-8)"
King and Inglese return for the seventh book in their geographical-literacy series for young children, this time visiting India. Read full book review >

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I SEE THE SUN IN MYANMAR/BURMA by Dedie King
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 9, 2013

"Interested teachers and parents will want to use this with young children as one way to introduce children to a way of life that has compassion at its heart. (glossary) (Picture book. 5-8)"
A quietly informative book takes readers through one idealized day in a Burmese village, produced with a text in English and the gracefully written Burmese language. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I SEE THE SUN IN AFGHANISTAN by Dedie King
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2011

"Informative, if earnest and overtly purposeful. (glossary) (Picture book. 6-8)"
A low-key picture of a child's life in Bamiyan, at the moment one of the war-torn country's quieter areas. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I SEE THE SUN IN TURKEY by Dedie King
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2017

"Emphasizing daily commonalities, this is a useful book on urban Turkish culture. (afterword, glossary) (Informational picture book. 5-7)"
Turkey's political situation is often in the news, but this book focuses mostly on the everyday life of a young child in Istanbul. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OLIVER by Judith Rossell
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Next time your child asks to shove a banana down the drain, go for it. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Young Oliver goes down the drain, literally… maybe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SISTERS by Judith Caseley
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

"A terrific combination. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Unlike many other adoption tales where a new sibling arrives from overseas, Kika is not a baby when she arrives but similar in age and size to Melissa, who eagerly anticipates Kika's arrival. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIELD DAY FRIDAY by Judith Caseley
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2000

"Despite his setback, Mickey learns a vital lesson about winning, losing, and the true value of friends. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Caseley (Mickey's Class Play, not reviewed, etc.) continues the (mis)adventures of Mickey, in a poignant tale about winning and losing. Read full book review >

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THE KISSING DIARY by Judith Caseley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 21, 2007

"Will ring true with the female tween crowd in today's complicated world. (Fiction. 10-13)"
These days, a last name of Goldglitt is the least of 12-year-old Rosie's problems. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DO YOU HEAR ME, MR. LINCOLN? by Judith Caseley
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Authentic and moving. (Fiction. 12-15)"
A portrait of Abraham Lincoln provides unexpected comfort for 13-year-old Sierra when her father's sudden death leaves her dry-eyed, angry and lonely. Read full book review >