Search Results: "Monica Arnaldo"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LITTLE BOOK OF BIG FEARS by Monica Arnaldo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"Other than the opportunity to commiserate with the children in these pages (while, one hopes, not picking up any new fears along the way), there is little for kids to take away from this. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Arnaldo explores some of the fears young children experience. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARTO'S BIG MOVE by Monica Arnaldo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"Quietly effective. (Picture book. 5-8)"
When you love the cold, can you also find happiness where it's hot? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARGO THINKS TWICE by Monica Arnaldo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 17, 2016

"Warm and winning. (Picture book. 4-7)"
When Margo's mother expresses her worries, Margo takes her concerns to heart. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LUCY AND THE ROCKET DOG by Will Buckingham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"For those who might enjoy a dog book, a science book, or just a good story. (Science fiction. 10-14)"
Lucy must be a very intelligent girl, since she is able to build a rocket capable of traveling nearly the speed of light from stray parts—that then accidentally launches her hapless basset hound, Laika, into space. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A DOG DAY FOR SUSAN by Maureen Fergus
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2016

"A shaggy dog story that's both funny and disquieting. (Picture book. 5-8)"
"It's not fair, Barney," grouses Spencer to his brown-and-white mutt. "Susan is treated better than me. It's like…it's like she's the human and I'm the dog!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GABBY AND GRANDMA GO GREEN by Monica Wellington
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"The book will conclude with instructions for sewing a cloth bag, green activities and a list of green websites, none seen by reviewer. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When Gabby comes to visit her grandmother, they give their day a green focus, reusing, returning, refilling and recycling. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRUCK DRIVER TOM by Monica Wellington
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Simple but spot-on in its appeal for its target audience. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Trucker Tom's delivery route is an adventure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ESSAYS ON ANCIENT AND MODERN JUDAISM by Arnaldo Momigliano
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1994

"On balance, this is a substantial contribution to the disciplines of Jewish studies, history, and historiography."
These 26 essays and two short reviews display the considerable erudition of one of this century's leading scholars of ancient history, Momigliano (1908-87) taught at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, as well as at the University of London and the University of Chicago, and these essays show his impressive scholarly range not only in history, but in such related disciplines as philology and sociology. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPY’S FATE by Arnaldo Correa
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2001

"Character-driven and consistently entertaining: the first US publication for storywriter and second-novelist Correa, 'considered one of the three founders of the Cuban crime-fiction genre.'"
From Cuba with panache, a rare English-language thriller, written with flair, authority, and admirable detachment, about intelligence operations grown soft. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN YOU LEAVE by Monica Ropal
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2015

"One great big whodontcare. (Mystery. 11-14)"
A skater girl-turned-private school coed investigates the death of her two-week-old hookup in this debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INVITATION TO THE GAME by Monica Hughes
FICTION
Released: Sept. 26, 1991

"A mixed effort, but entertaining. (Fiction. 12+)"
The choice for high-school graduates in 2154: to live on the dole or become colonists. Read full book review >