Search Results: "Lilli L'Arronge"


BOOK REVIEW

LILLI DE JONG by Janet Benton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2017

"An absorbing debut from a writer to watch."
A young Quaker woman struggles to keep her out-of-wedlock child in 1880s Pennsylvania. Read full book review >

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TIPPY AND THE NIGHT PARADE by Lilli Carré
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A dreamy, slightly more visually sophisticated alternative to Peggy Rathmann's Good Night, Gorilla (1994). (Graphic early reader. 4-6)"
A sleepwalking child picks up an animal entourage—every night—in this winsome, circular debut. Read full book review >

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ME TALL, YOU SMALL by Lilli  L'Arronge
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2017

"This book delights on many levels as it affirms the importance of young children's close relationships. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Readers tall and small will recognize themselves between the pages of this book. Read full book review >

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BANANA SKIN CHAOS! by Lilli  L'Arronge
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2011

"An entertaining ruckus, still in need of a tweak or two to reach its full, parental-insanity-inducing apotheosis. (iPad storybook app. 4-6)"
The audio balance may not be quite right, but this brief and busy e-version of a nearly wordless German tree-book brings the noise. Read full book review >

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LILLI'S QUEST by Lila Perl
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"A not-particularly-dynamic addition to the Holocaust shelves. (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
A companion to Isabel's War (2014) fills in and expands the story of the girl known as Helga, explaining why Lilli, and not her younger sister, the real Helga, was on the Kindertransport to England. Read full book review >

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THE STOLEN MOON by Rachel Searles
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"Star Trek for young fans of the genre, who'll be thrilled at the prospect of a sequel. (Science fiction. 9-14)"
He's found a home and located his history (though he still doesn't remember it), but Chase Garrety is far from safe in this sequel to The Lost Planet (2014).Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

“MY WOUNDED HEART” by Martin Doerry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 18, 2004

"A glimpse of everyday life under circumstances so surreal as to be almost incomprehensible, described with distressing immediacy. (Two 16-page b&w photo inserts, not seen)"
Correspondence among a mother confined to a Nazi labor camp, her children, and friends outside. Read full book review >