Search Results: "Luciano Lozano"


BOOK REVIEW

MISTER H by Daniel Nesquens
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"Mister H may be inscrutable, but once readers notice him, they will find him hard to forget. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
A hippopotamus escapes from a zoo in this fable from Spain. Read full book review >

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I (DON'T) LIKE SNAKES by Nicola Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"The protagonist isn't the only one who will find snakes spellbinding by the end. (author's note, bibliography, index) (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
A girl's family shows her oodles of cool details about snakes. Read full book review >

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WHAT I LIKE MOST IN THE WORLD by Noemí Pes
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2013

"That could have been the star attraction instead of a narrative that feels incomplete. (iPad storybook app. 2-7)"
A feature-rich app for kids around the world about other kids from around the world in which the main story is outshone by abundant extras. Read full book review >

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THE CHOSEN ONES by Lisa  Luciano
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"A breezy, disposable read that will be more at home in adult sections than teen. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Move over Tonya Harding, there's a new figure-skating menace in town! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2013

"An emotional, thoughtful and rarely told story."
This memoir details a gay man's journey to live an authentic life. Read full book review >

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LITTLE CHANCLAS by José Lozano
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2015

"Any child who's loved a favorite pair of shoes will identify with this vigorous Latina heroine. (Bilingual picture book. 4-8)"
A little girl loves her flip-flops to death—literally—setting up a new-shoe dilemma. Read full book review >

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ONCE AROUND THE BLOCK / UNA VUELTA A LA MANZANA by José Lozano
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"Drawings of alphabet cubes serve as dividers between the texts. (Picture book. 4-8)"
With this amusing trip through the streets of a Mexican-American neighborhood, readers will discover the lives, adventures, secrets, hobbies and special skills of a most varied gallery of personages. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD MORNING, SUPERMAN! by Michael Dahl
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"An excellent resource for parents attempting to wrangle their little superheroes' powers for good. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Superman greets a new day. Read full book review >

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PAVAROTTI: MY WORLD by Luciano Pavarotti
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"As light as a puff pastry, and as sugary sweet, but you'll be left hungry for more. (color and b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
A big serving of Luciano Lite, ladled out by the affable tenor in generous portions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HUMAN BODY by Heather Alexander
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2017

"A basic study of the human body for an uncertain audience. (Nonfiction. 5-8)"
A lift-the-flap book explores the human body. Read full book review >

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LIFE ON EARTH: DINOSAURS by Heather Alexander
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2017

"A little technical for very first encounters, but both the content and the interactive presentation will absorb younger fans of dinosaurs or natural science in general. (Informational novelty. 4-7)"
Cartoon portraits of ancient creatures and the modern scientists who study them illustrate a lift-the-flap dino Q-and-A. Read full book review >