Search Results: "Ramin Ganeshram"


BOOK REVIEW

STIR IT UP! by Ramin Ganeshram
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Strong on platform, the result is more fiction-seasoned cookbook than recipe-studded novel, best suited for precocious cooks open to culinary adventure. (recipes, author's note) (Fiction. 10-14)"
When not at school, taking cooking classes or working in her family's roti shop in Queens, Anjali, 13, dreams of becoming the Food Network's youngest chef. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BIRTHDAY CAKE FOR GEORGE WASHINGTON by Ramin Ganeshram
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Children whose grown-ups do not address the material in the notes with them will be left with a sorely incomplete understanding of both the protagonists' lives and slavery itself. (recipe) (Picture book. 5-8)"
Delia's papa, Hercules, faces a seemingly insurmountable challenge: how to bake a birthday cake for his master, President George Washington, without sugar? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CURIOUS CREATURES by Ramin  Zahed
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"Problematic for library shelves but a keepsake likely to inspire repeat browsing. (folded poster) (Novelty. 7-11)"
A menagerie of magical creatures from the movie worlds of Harry Potter and Newt Scamander. Read full book review >