Search Results: "Maribel Suárez"


BOOK REVIEW

WIGGLING POCKETS/LOS BOLSILLOS SALTARINES  by Pat Mora
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2009

"Spanish text will spark questions about Danny's future actions and will require readers to make the leap from hopping disaster to a happy springy solution. (Picture book. 3-5)"
When Danny comes in for lemonade and cherry pie, out of his wiggling pockets jump a bunch of energetic frogs. Read full book review >

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TE AMO, BEBÉ, LITTLE ONE by Lisa Wheeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

"A highly enjoyable tribute to mothers and babies everywhere. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A mother's love for her baby is beautifully expressed in Wheeler's lyrical narrative with a Spanish influence. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HERE, KITTY, KITTY!/VEN, GATITA, VEN! by Pat Mora
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Preschoolers learning or proficient in either language will smile along. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This entry in Mora's highly successful bilingual series My Family/Mi Familia introduces a family's energetic new kitty/gatita, whose mischievous antics inside and outside the house are all forgiven with warm affection. Read full book review >

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SWEET DREAMS/DULCES SUEÑOS by Pat Mora
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: June 1, 2008

"Mi Familia series brings a soothing tone to a nightly ritual universal in any language or culture. (Picture book. 1-3)"
While all the animals and birds are sleeping and the stars are shining and the moon is smiling, Abuelita tucks her little grandson and two granddaughters in with kisses and wishes for sweet dreams. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LET’S EAT!/¡A COMER! by Pat Mora
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2008

"This is the first in a new bilingual series for young children created by a major proponent of family literacy initiatives. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Three young children share the pleasure of sitting down to an inviting family dinner in their cozy suburban house. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"As there are no source notes and the compilers even tuck in a few insufficiently identified poems of their own, this wins no high marks for scholarship—but young listeners singing or clapping along won't mind. (Bilingual poetry. 3-8)"
Gathering fresh material, Ada and colleagues expand the scope of ¡Pio Peep! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STATE OF TERROR by Thomas Suárez
Released: July 6, 2017

"A relentless, hard-hitting, ultimately one-note polemic."
A chronicle of Zionist sins since the beginning of the "settler project" in the 1920s to the 1956 Suez Crisis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1996

"Like the films it sometimes analyzes, flashes of brilliance amidst high and low pretentions, pastiche, and pother. (14 b&w photos)"
A passingly intelligent but disjointed critical examination of the gay ``underground'' cinema movement of the 1960s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BOOK OF UNKNOWN AMERICANS by Cristina Henríquez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 3, 2014

"A smartly observed tale of immigrant life that cannily balances its optimistic tone with straight talk."
A family from Mexico settles in Delaware and strives to repair emotional and physical wounds in Henríquez's dramatic page-turner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAUTIFUL LIES by Clare Clark
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Long, intricate and very well-realized: a page turner for the smart set."
A well-rendered novel of extraordinary lives in Victorian London. Read full book review >