Search Results: "Paul Yoon"


BOOK REVIEW

SNOW HUNTERS by Paul Yoon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A minimalist, well-crafted story about an austere man predisposed to avoidance who ultimately needs the people who fill up his empty spaces."
A North Korean soldier finds unexpected solace following his self-exile to Brazil in this slender, ethereal first novel from Yoon (Once the Shore: Stories, 2009), a recipient of a 5 Under 35 Award from the National Book Foundation. Read full book review >

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THE MOUNTAIN by Paul Yoon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Six little mysteries that quietly capture the breadth of the human experience."
Tender, tinder-dry stories about lonely people making their ways through this life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEASTLY VERSE by Joohee Yoon
edited by Joohee Yoon, illustrated by Joohee Yoon
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Gleefully distinctive stylings, fluorescent colors, and beautiful bookmaking should make an eager new audience for these old poems. (Picture book/poetry. 4-10)"
Using just three impossibly bright colors, printmaker Yoon illustrates a collection of animal-themed poems of varying familiarity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AT THE BEACH by Salina Yoon
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2012

"Toss the toys in a beach bag and set off for this sandy shore. (Board book. 3-18 mos.)"
This cheery visual checklist provides a sunny introduction to the beach. Read full book review >

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CHORES CHORES CHORES! by Salina Yoon
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2008

"Too bad; this little throwback to the quaint days of weekly chores could be a lot of fun for both group sharing and solo emergent readers. (Picture book. 3-7)"
One adorable red-haired drama queen deals with the unpleasantness of daily chores. Read full book review >

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PENGUIN AND PINECONE by Salina Yoon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"A strong if whimsical choice for those separated from loved ones. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A tale of friendship that grows even through a separation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OPPOSNAKES by Salina Yoon
ANIMALS
Released: June 23, 2009

"For collections in need of a straightforward lift-the-flap title about opposites, this one fulfills a need, if not a desire to see more. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Simple text and images come together in a collection of colorful legless reptiles against pure white backgrounds. Read full book review >

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PENGUIN'S CHRISTMAS WISH by Salina Yoon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Grandpa's touching words about the meaning of Christmas and Penguin's sweet presents of sticks add depth to this unassuming but satisfying story. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Cheerful little Penguin continues to expand his world with a story about celebrating Christmas with friends and family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TAP TO PLAY! by Salina Yoon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A pale, pale cousin of Tullet's best-seller. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Blip is a round red creature who's out to win a game. Read full book review >