Search Results: "Lela Nargi"


BOOK REVIEW

THE HONEYBEE MAN by Lela Nargi
ANIMALS
Released: March 8, 2011

"Eccentric and unusual with an appealing, gentle charm. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Tell it to the bees. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BYE, MIS' LELA by Dorothy Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 1998

"Study your lessons, Sugar Plum, and mind your manners'' seems to come floating sweetly back from the ether. (Picture book. 5-9)"
This hushed book about life and death, arrivals and departures, and hellos and good-byes, is so reflective and subdued it feels as if it should be read aloud in a whisper. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LETTERS FOREVER / CARTAS PARA SIEMPRE by Tom Luna
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Still, the intergenerational intimacy comes through clearly and should leave readers thinking about faraway relatives of their own. (picture glossary). (Bilingual picture book. 7-9)"
Letters exchanged between a San Antonio child and her distant grandfather create a link that bridges miles and years in this slight but loving family story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 2008

"A worthy tribute to the nation's sea power, as well as all who served aboard the Intrepid."
The official history of the aircraft carrier that distinguished itself in combat from World War II to Vietnam. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BETWEEN SISTERS by Nina Vida
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1996

"Still, Lela is a strong woman more appealing than most."
A horrific if dizzyingly paced second novel from the author of Goodbye, Saigon (1994), this about a young woman's struggle to deal with the rage and sexual abuse that destroyed her family and indelibly scarred her. Read full book review >