Search Results: "Nívola Uyá"


BOOK REVIEW

MARIAMA by Jéronimo Cornelles
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 2015

"The artwork will lure readers into spending time on each page, though the representation of Mariama's experience is at best elliptical. (brief African cultural notes) (Picture book. 5-8)"
When Mariama moves from Fulakunda, a small West African village, to a metropolis in Europe or North America, she adjusts to life with her new light-skinned friends and observes that they are more alike than different. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WALKING EAGLE by Ana Eulate
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2014

"Purest kitsch. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A mute young storyteller in a feathered headdress draws all the tribes into a giant, mystical tepee to chant and drum and invite everyone in the world to hold hands. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOWBOUND SECRETS by Virginia Kroll
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Though there is hardly an overabundance of picture books about cryptids, this is still one to skip. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Kroll offers an original tale about yetis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL! by Ana Eulate
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"High ideals with a mawkish sensibility. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Fantasy and social responsibility mix uneasily in this optimistic translation from Spain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOPEZ LOMONG by Ana Eulate
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"It's inspiring, but it presents Lomong more as an object lesson than as a living person. (Picture book/biography. 8-10)"
The story of a Sudanese "Lost Boy" who pursued and achieved his dream of running in the Olympics. Read full book review >