Search Results: "Rodica Prato"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 30, 2006

"Continuing the series that began with Journeys in Time (2001) and Places in Time (2001), this will be a handy resource for reading aloud and for history reports. (acknowledgments, notes, index) (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
Deborah Sampson enlists in the Continental Army as Robert Shurtliff to join the fight for independence. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MIRACLES OF PRATO by Laurie Albanese
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Despite the convincing historical backdrop, the one-dimensional characters, whether invented or real, can't sustain interest over long stretches of exposition."
In Renaissance Italy, a painter who happens to be a monk models his frescos of the Blessed Virgin on a stunning maiden who happens to be a nun, in this dually written debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STORY OF MY PEOPLE by Edoardo Nesi
Released: May 7, 2013

"A tour de force that spares no one."
Novelist and translator Nesi's lament for the passing of the way of life that helped Italy recover from the legacy of fascism, now available in English. The book won the 2011 Strega Prize, the most prestigious literary award in Italy. Read full book review >