Search Results: "Nina Revoyr"


BOOK REVIEW

FATHERLAND by Nina Bunjevac
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 19, 2015

"The personal perspective humanizes historical currents that might otherwise seem abstract and inexplicable to American readers."
An ambitious graphic memoir that succeeds on a number of different levels. Read full book review >

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THE NEIGHBORHOOD SING-ALONG by Nina Crews
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"A collection that begs to be sung in all neighborhoods—city stoops or country front-porch swings alike. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A hop, skip and a jump away from The Neighborhood Mother Goose (2003), Crews once again places classic nursery fare in the middle of bright, bustling Brooklyn streets. Read full book review >

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PEEK-A CHOO-CHOO! by Nina Laden
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"A disappointing trip on a too-frequently-driven track. (Board book. 1-3)"
Laden revisits the formula she found early success with in Peek-a Who? (2000). Read full book review >

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PEEK-A MOO! by Nina Laden
Kirkus Star
by Nina Laden, illustrated by Nina Laden
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"A soon-to-be favorite that kids will love hearing, and, later, paging through by themselves. (Board book. 6 mos.-5)"
A rhyming and guessing delight for infants and toddlers. Read full book review >

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PEEK-A-WHO? by Nina Laden
by Nina Laden, illustrated by Nina Laden
Released: April 1, 2000

"Companion book is Ready, Set, Go! (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
The classic child's game of peek-a-boo becomes an exuberant guessing game in this compact, colorful board book from Laden (When Pigasso Met Mootisse, 1998). Read full book review >

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OTHERMOON by Nina Berry
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"More substantial and satisfying than it looks. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Readers who've been desperate to learn what happens next to teen shape-shifter Desdemona Grey and her band of Otherkin (2012) will find plenty to enjoy in the action-packed sequel. Read full book review >

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THIS BOOK ISN’T FAT, IT’S FABULOUS by Nina Beck
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"8230;in eating disorders'), this girl has flair. (Fiction. YA)"
From a wealthy, snarky social scene to a fat camp resembling "a foreign country filled with geeks," 16-year-old Riley's narration is hilarious and fresh. Read full book review >

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A GHOST STORY by Nina Crews
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"There is no one definitive way to interpret the story, and different interpretations of the plot and the author's intent could spark some interesting discussions with older children, especially with those learning about point of view. (Picture book. 5-10)"
This unusual story uses multiple first-person narrators and photographs of a real family to tell the story of Jonathan, an African-American boy who is bothered by a ghost who has taken up residence in the family home, though only Jonathan can see him. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: July 1, 1994

"Miscellaneous explanatory notes (including a classification of drums); glossary; extensive bibliography and discography, including addresses of sources; meticulous source notes for each story. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
Ten folktales from parts of the globe as widely separated as the Arctic and Fiji. Read full book review >