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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FOUND by Salina Yoon
by Salina Yoon, illustrated by Salina Yoon
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"A winning tale about finding new friends. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Bear finds a wonderful toy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PENGUIN ON VACATION by Salina Yoon
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"Lesson learned: The magic of friendship does not depend on where you are or what you are doing—it is about being together and learning from each other. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This delightful companion to Penguin and Pinecone (2012) presents another parable of friendship, this time with an exotic tropical crab. Read full book review >

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WINGS by Salina Yoon
by Salina Yoon, illustrated by Salina Yoon
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 26, 2010

"Cloying, fatuous and wrong. (Board book. 1-2)"
On the cover a smiling ladybug beckons readers to "touch and feel." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BE A FRIEND by Salina Yoon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"A delightful story about the celebration of individuality and friendship. (Picture book. 3-8)"
An ordinary boy with an unusual hobby makes a new friend through extraordinary means. Read full book review >