Search Results: "Kathryn White"


BOOK REVIEW

WHEN WILL IT SNOW? by Kathryn White
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A reassuring way to address that age-old heartbreak of feeling left out and having to miss fun times with friends. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This lament will strike an emotional chord with anyone who bemoans missing even a minute of fun. Read full book review >

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RUBY'S BABY BROTHER by Kathryn White
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Even though shelves are crowded with new-sibling books, this one is a strong addition. It is the first in the series to be available in a Spanish edition, El hermanito de Ruby. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In White and Latimer's third story about Ruby, following Ruby's School Walk (2010) and Ruby's Sleepover (2012), baby brother Leon is arriving home, and Ruby is nervous. She doesn't even want to meet this smelly, noisy thing that will steal her toys, does she? Read full book review >

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THE TICKLE TEST by Kathryn White
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Invites universal participatory tickling—it's hard to resist joining in. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A mouse wants to join the Tickle Squad but first must prove that its skills are up to snuff. Read full book review >

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RUBY'S SLEEPOVER by Kathryn White
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"As the weather turns and young readers yearn to be outside, share this well-designed tale for a most satisfying ending to a good night. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Ready with her backpack of essential items and trusty vivid imagination, Ruby returns for another adventure (Ruby's School Walk, 2010)—of the backyard-at-night variety—with thrilling and eventually cozy results. Read full book review >

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RUBY’S SCHOOL WALK by Kathryn White
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2010

"Not wildly original, but nicely done. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Little Ruby has quite the adventure every morning as she makes her way to school with her mom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHITE by Christopher Whitcomb
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 26, 2005

"Whitcomb adeptly keeps many balls in the air in this artful shell game of suspense."
A restless thriller from Whitcomb, returning with many in the appealing cast from his debut, Black (2004). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"A workmanlike biography that will interest students of African-American studies. (47 halftones, not seen)"
The story of a child-prodigy pianist and journalist and her troubled family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PATRICK WHITE: LETTERS by Patrick White
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1996

"A literary milestone."
A swarming and copious selection of letters by the Nobel Prizewinning novelist and playwright. ``My life is a series of blunders and recoveries and so it will be, I expect, till the end.'' Described by his biographer Marr (Patrick White: A Life, 1992) as ``a wise man who could be stubbornly wrong,'' White (191290) acquired the epistolary habit at age four or five, never to abandon it for long. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHITE TEARS by Hari Kunzru
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2017

"A well-turned and innovative tale that cannily connects old-time blues and modern-day minstrelsy."
Record collecting turns dangerous in a smart, time-bending tale about cultural appropriation. Read full book review >