Search Results: "Poem Kim"


BOOK REVIEW

MIDNIGHT MONTH by Poem Kim
Released: March 31, 2013

"Poetry by a vibrant young voice, which may benefit from tighter technique and thematic discipline in the future."
A light first collection of short, free-verse poems exploring themes of existential confusion, empirical wonder and adolescent frustration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 1991

"Index. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
As Livingston says in her introduction, she invites young people ``to make the image, the thought, even the sound [of an experience] come alive...by arranging words, making a sort of music...to experience the joy of making a poem.'' This detailed, carefully organized volume makes the invitation irresistible. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Death Poem by Richard McClements
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 20, 2015

"A historical novel that fires off a few surprises."
In McClements' debut novel, an elderly veteran of the first world war reveals a lifetime of secrets, pain, and regret. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POEM-MOBILES by J. Patrick Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Young readers will almost certainly be inspired to create their own wacky cars. (Picture book/poetry. 6-9)"
Limitless possibilities for future car designs are imagined in a collection of free-wheeling verses. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EMMA’S POEM by Linda Glaser
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2010

"Nicely done, enabling even young children to see how the poem and the statue came together. (Picture book/biography. 5-8)"
Emma Lazarus lived and wrote in New York City. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POEM DEPOT by Douglas Florian
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 20, 2014

"Overall, a thick collection of humorous verse that might have been funnier with thinner ambitions. (Poetry. 9-11)"
Gifted poet and illustrator Florian (Poem Runs: Baseball Poems, 2012, etc.) here presents a chunky collection of drawings and brief poems on a host of silly subjects. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POEM RUNS by Douglas Florian
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2012

"A lighthearted reminder of why we love the game. (Picture book/ poetry. 6-9)"
Warm up and get in training for a full season of baseball poems. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"A meticulously detailed feat of rare footage inside the DPRK's propaganda machinery."
Exhaustively researched, highly engrossing chronicle of the outrageous abduction of a pair of well-known South Korean filmmakers by the nefarious network of North Korea's Kim Jong-Il. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"A loving and forceful reminder that Keats' Peter is our Peter—always. (author's notes, Keats bibliography, resources, photographs) (Picture book/poetry/biography. 6-10)"
A love letter to the man who gave readers the beautiful and enduring image of a black boy in a red hooded snowsuit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOLD ME A POEM by Kristine O'Connell George
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

Accurately rendered origami animals and other models made from an array of brilliantly patterned papers parade across a young folder's table and around a thematic set of short, pithy poems: "Folding a snake? / Need advice? / Be precissssssse." Read full book review >