Search Results: "Minsoo Kang"


BOOK REVIEW

THE STORY OF HONG GILDONG by Minsoo Kang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2016

"If you read only one book about Korean heroic outlaws this season, this should be the one."
The famed saga of Korea's bandit prince comes in for a new translation, if one that's not quite idiomatic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAPILLON GOES TO THE VET by A.N. Kang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"There's not much to Papillon's sophomore outing, but little feline fans will definitely want to float along. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Lighter-than-air Papillon has some tummy trouble. Read full book review >

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WEIRD SCIENCE
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for Control (Control Book 1) by Lydia Kang

 

Cover Story: Jesse Pinkman
BFF Charm: Stuart Smalley
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: Tech Talk with a Dash of Science Keener
Bonus Factors: Morlocks, Mysterious Loner Mutant, Lab Work
Relationship Status: Whirlwind Romance

Cover Story: Jesse Pinkman

Y’ALL. Y’all. Mere words alone cannot describe the greatness ...


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BOOK REVIEW


"An attractive, if flawed, board book that may still spark parental creativity."
In this debut guide for millennial dads, a young father shares creative doodles about his path toward parenthood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CATALYST by Lydia Kang
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 24, 2015

"Kang wraps up her duology neatly and satisfyingly, but the intrigue lingers—which is also satisfying. (Dystopian suspense. 12-18)"
In a dystopian future, a breed of genetically altered humans struggles for freedom and survival. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHENGLI AND THE SILK ROAD CARAVAN by Hildi Kang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Not likely to be an easy sell due to the unusual time period and slow beginning, but readers who forge ahead will enjoy an interesting adventure. (Historical fiction. 9-13)"
A 13-year-old boy joins a caravan to find someone who knew his dead father and encounters a sand sea of dangers in ancient China, 630 C.E. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VERY FLUFFY KITTY, PAPILLON by A.N. Kang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Puffy Papillon's the most charming puss to pop up in years! (Picture book. 3-8)"
Fluffy kitty Papillon is lighter than air! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THAT'S (NOT) MINE by Anna Kang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A simple, direct addition to the 'sharing' shelf. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The creators of 2015 Geisel Medal winner You Are (Not) Small take on an even more fundamental concept.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1995

"Deft and timely, this helps dispel many misconceptions about one of our nation's least understood immigrant populations."
A masterful blend of personal, family, and national history set against the backdrop of South Korea's long fight for independence and democracy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VEGETARIAN by Han Kang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"An unusual and mesmerizing novel, gracefully written and deeply disturbing."
In her first novel to be published in English, South Korean writer Han divides a story about strange obsessions and metamorphosis into three parts, each with a distinct voice. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WATER by John Hutton
by John Hutton, illustrated by Andrea Kang
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"A sweet encouragement to play. (Board book. 1-3)"
The newest title in the Baby Unplugged series by pediatrician Hutton (Book, 2012, etc.) takes a toddler-friendly approach to its examination of the properties and virtues of water. Read full book review >