Search Results: "Mia Posada"


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WHO WAS HERE? by Mia Posada
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Naturalists will be enthralled. (websites, further reading, answer key) (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
Even the very young can identify animal tracks when it's made this much fun. Read full book review >

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GUESS WHAT IS GROWING INSIDE THIS EGG by Mia Posada
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2007

"This is wonderful for sharing on its own, but will be especially embraced by elementary educators. (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-8)"
Posada again succeeds in bringing science to kids in this amazing treasure trove of information and beautiful collage art that's wrapped up in a guessing game. Read full book review >

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THE LONG, LONG JOURNEY by Sandra Markle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Readers of Markle's Snow School (2013) and Waiting for Ice (2012), both illustrated by Alan Marks, will welcome this additional account of a baby animal's growth to independence. (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
In four short months, a bar-tailed godwit chick becomes an adult that makes an incredible journey. Read full book review >

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DANDELIONS by Mia Posada
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2000

"A good-natured read-aloud. (Nonfiction. 5-8)"
An ode to the dandelion, the familiar yellow weed that invades lawns and meadows, to the despair of gardeners. Read full book review >

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PLANTS CAN'T SIT STILL by Rebecca E. Hirsch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"Excellent collaboration produced a winner: graceful, informative, and entertaining. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
Double-page spreads of watercolor and collage use minimal words to describe how and why plants move. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 31, 2010

"A syrupy yet heartwarming tale of roiling emotions and the power of love."
A stirring account of New York Yankees star Posada's family's struggle with their child's difficult condition, craniosynostosis. Read full book review >

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HOUSE OF THE WINDS by Mia Yun
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1998

"A superlative debut."
A Korean-American writer's limpid first novel records the progress of its unnamed narrator's girlhood in Seoul in the early 1960s. Read full book review >

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TRANSLATIONS OF BEAUTY by Mia Yun
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2004

"A good saga of family life and traumas that calls out for a brisker pace and a lighter touch: Second-novelist Yun (House of the Winds, 1998) drags the story on too long before we see the point—yet after we've gotten the picture."
The troubled relations between twin sisters who grew up among the Korean immigrants of New York. Read full book review >

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THE MERYL STREEP MOVIE CLUB by Mia March
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 19, 2012

"A heartwarming, spirit-lifting read just in time for beach season."
When Lolly Weller summons her daughter and nieces home to The Three Captains' Inn, her announcement that she has been diagnosed with cancer is just one of many life-changing secrets to be told. Read full book review >

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NEVER RESIST A RAKE by Mia Marlowe
ROMANCE
Released: June 2, 2015

"The author's writing abilities make the book worth reading in spite of the unlikable main characters. Walk, don't run, to get your hands on it."
The invalid first marriage of a marquess is discovered to be legally binding, transforming the adult son of that marriage from a lonely bastard into a bitter lord. Read full book review >

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LOVE SPELL by Mia Kerick
Released: June 1, 2015

"A comical, thought-provoking YA novel for those who believe in the magic of love without all the hocus-pocus."
A teenage boy has a crush on a fellow student in Kerick's (The Red Sheet, 2014, etc.) first-person YA charmer. Read full book review >

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WHAT TO DO by Pablo Katchadjian
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"An aesthetically pleasing but perplexing experiment that may prove too improvisational for many readers."
A writer and his friend talk about all manner of things while the world dissolves around them like a Salvador Dali painting. Read full book review >