Search Results: "Monalisa DeGross"


BOOK REVIEW

DONAVAN’S DOUBLE TROUBLE by Monalisa DeGross
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Libraries seeking bibliotherapy for young relatives of disabled veterans might want to add this to their collections, as should those seeking chapter books starring African-American kids. (Fiction. 7-10)"
African-American fourth grader Donavan still keeps the word jar he started in third grade, so big words are easy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DONAVAN'S WORD JAR by Monalisa DeGross
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 1994

"This Baltimore librarian's first book is sure to whet readers' appetites for words, and may even start them on their own savory collections. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Donavan's friends collect buttons and marbles, but he collects words. ``NUTRITION,'' ``BALLYHOO,'' ``ABRACADABRA''—these and other words are safely stored on slips of paper in a jar. Read full book review >