Search Results: "Paige Miglio"


BOOK REVIEW

PIG LITTLE by Mike Thaler
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2006

"An accessible work that welcomes children to the world of free-verse poetry as it invites them to delight in the day at the beach it renders so artfully. (Picture book/poetry. 4-8)"
Deceptively simple poems and warmly realistic watercolor illustrations evoke the highly imaginative world of a child's often poignant and occasionally amusing discoveries. Read full book review >

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WHAT DO WE DO WITH THE BABY? by Rick Walton
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"And, of course, it all ends with 'I love you!' (Picture book. 3-6)"
Pretty pictures and a bouncy text just skirt the teetering edge of cutesy-poo to offer a chant for family playtime. Read full book review >

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BUNNY SCHOOL by Rick Walton
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2005

"Sure to help ease the transition. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Walton returns to his prolific bunny community, this time to introduce youngsters to the concept of school. Read full book review >

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BUNNIES ON THE GO by Rick Walton
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"The triple threat combination of bunnies, methods of transportation, and the guessing game format will make this a popular pick for lap or group story times. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Walton and Miglio (Bunny Day, 2002, etc.) are back with even more bunnies. Read full book review >

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BUNNY DAY by Rick Walton
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2002

"Altogether, a pleasing addition to Walton's (So Many Bunnies, 1998, etc.) bunny family series. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A day in the life of Walton's bunny family helps young readers grasp the concept of time. Read full book review >

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SO MANY BUNNIES by Rick Walton
ABC BOOKS
Released: March 1, 1998

"A twist ending provides a final, compensating laugh: As the mother settles into her comfortable feather bed, all 26 bunnies abandon their makeshift arrangements and pile in with her. (Picture book. 2-4)"
"Old Mother Rabbit lived in a shoe./She had twenty-six children and knew what to do." Read full book review >

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SATCHEL PAIGE by David Shirley
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 15, 1993

"Bibliography; index. (Biography. 10-13)"
``I always had to listen to that same old sentence: `If you were only white, so you could play in the majors.''' Another look at pro baseball's most durable pitcher, a walking and (especially) talking refutation of the idea that skin color (or, for that matter, age) is a measure of ability. Read full book review >

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SATCHEL PAIGE by James Sturm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"It also rightly presents Paige as hero, showman and symbol. (Graphic fiction. 11-15)"
A bleak tale of failed baseball dreams, smoldering pride and Jim Crow in action. Read full book review >

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Protecting Paige by Deby Eisenberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 24, 2015

"A sentimental but moving family saga."
A young girl lives with her uncle after the tragic loss of her parents and helps him to seek love again. Read full book review >

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SATCHEL PAIGE by David A. Adler
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"Another winning effort from Adler. (chronology, sources) (Picture book/biography. 7-11)"
Satchel Paige was an amazing, immensely popular pitcher who won many games in the Negro Leagues. Read full book review >

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SATCHEL PAIGE by Lesa Cline-Ransome
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"The green and gold of the field, the long, tall image of Satchel in his uniform against a deep blue sky, and the bodies of baseball players coiled or unleashed make a fine counterpoint to the lyrical telling. (Picture book/biography. 6-10)"
Few characters in sports have so vivid or memorable a personality as Satchel Paige, even in the era of Michael Jordan; Cline-Ransome's storytelling captures that personality with the rhythms of a folktale, while her husband's oil paintings are strong and sure. Read full book review >

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PAGE BY PAIGE by Laura Lee Gulledge
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2011

"Teens are sure to relate to this wallflower who blooms—gloriously. (Graphic fiction. 13 & up)"
A sweet coming-of-age graphic novel about an artistic introvert. Read full book review >