Search Results: "Mo Oh"


BOOK REVIEW

THE FINTASTIC FISHSITTER by Mo O'Hara
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"This fish tale falls flat. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Fishsitting a zombie is hard enough…a vampire kitten can make it nigh impossible. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A fitting tribute. (Graphic biography. 8-14)"
This comic-book biography of a Jewish girl's life under the Nazi jackboot and then as a refugee is low key and that much more profound for it. Read full book review >

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ELLEN OH
by Alex Heimbach

Like most writers, Ellen Oh was an avid reader growing up. “Books were always my friends,” she says. At least until second grade, when her teacher read The Five Chinese Brothers to the class. Afterwards, her classmates taunted her with racial slurs, and one boy tried to paint her skin yellow because she was "the wrong color for a ...


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BOOK REVIEW

MR. MONKEY’S CLASSROOM by Jiwon Oh
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2005

"A visual delight coupled with a timely message for readers facing the first day of school, Oh's tale enchants. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Oh continues the adventures of Cat and Mouse as Mouse prepares for the first day of school confident that the support of his close friend Cat will ease any transition issues. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE THIRD OIL SHOCK by Sejune Oh
Released: Dec. 20, 2012

"An investor's warning to be ready when oil and the dollar dance."
A different way to look at the impact of oil prices—and what it might mean for the future. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLYING LESSONS & OTHER STORIES by Ellen Oh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"A natural for middle school classrooms and libraries, this strong collection should find eager readers. (Anthology. 8-12)"
Edited by We Need Diverse Books co-founder Oh, a collection of short stories that embraces a wide cultural spectrum of authorship. Read full book review >

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REBEL SEOUL by Axie Oh
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 14, 2017

"The setting is well-captured, but it's slow going in this sci-fi adventure. (glossary) (Science fiction. 14-16)"
In a militaristic future Korea, a boy and girl meet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A Wandering Woman in the Wild by Doug Oh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"A charming but unfocused book with great potential, though the writing doesn't always rise to the occasion."
This short novel by first-time author Oh centers on Soon Hi Kim, a 13-year-old girl from a Korean farming village who escapes after being kidnapped and sent to a Japanese army base to be used as a "comfort girl" for World War II soldiers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KING by Ellen Oh
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 30, 2015

"This finale is recommended only for completists. (map, glossary) (Fantasy. 13-16)"
In the conclusion to the Prophecy trilogy, Kira must decide if she can fully embrace her destiny as the Dragon Musado. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Why Can't Johnny Just Quit? by Kyle Oh
NON-FICTION
Released: June 20, 2014

"A fascinating, realistic study of pain management and addiction that offers hope to patients and their families."
A physiatrist and pain management specialist analyzes the intricacies of addiction and pain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PROPHECY by Ellen Oh
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 2, 2013

"Fans of Kristin Cashore's Graceling (2008) will be drawn to the despised warrior princess; fans of Cindy Pon's Silver Phoenix (2009) will love the setting. (Fantasy. 13-16)"
In a magical ancient Korea, a demon-slaying princess defends her family and her kingdom. Read full book review >