Search Results: "Roslyn Jordan"


BOOK REVIEW

DID I TELL YOU I LOVE YOU TODAY? by Deloris Jordan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"In the manner of Guess How Much I Love You and other gentle evocations of parental and familial love, this is a tender read-aloud that might become an often-repeated bedtime ritual for the very young. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A mother tells her child all the ways she demonstrates her love as they experience the events of daily living. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Put this next to the shoes, ball, and Bulls jersey under the tree. (Picture Book. 6-9)"
Mother and sister combine to tell of a sweet-natured family reminiscence based on the childhood of America's most famous athlete: the one and only Michael Jordan. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL’S GOLDEN RULES by Deloris Jordan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 23, 2007

"Someone, somewhere, needs to think about some golden rules of writing for children. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Michael Jordan's mother and sister return with another story about his childhood, this one more didactic than Salt in His Shoes (2003). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPLAT! by Roslyn Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2014

"Even the most straight-laced will be hard-pressed not to laugh. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Who knew that pigeon poo could be so much fun? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VOLE BROTHERS by Roslyn Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2011

"The vole brothers (who look like a cross between monks and Cousin Itt) could easily be mischievous tots, not incidentally the ideal audience for this playful adventure. (Picture book. 3-5)"
These critters are so hungry, they could eat a cat...or his dinner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIVING GLIMMERING LYING by Botho Strauss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"We don't know who these people are, and we care nothing for them or about them."
Living Glimmering Lying ($26.95; Sept.;176 pp.; 0-8101-1283-3). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EVERY BITTER THING SWEET by Roslyn Carrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2001

"Too neatly affirming, but the details of life and landscape are fair compensation."
Second novel from the Trinidadian journalist (A Thirst For Rain, 1999, not reviewed), a richly textured love story with a gritty setting—a gambling den/bordello—about a bargirl and a would-be boxing champ wising up to life and love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNLEASHED by Sophie Jordan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"Only for romance fans. (Dystopian romance. 14-18)"
Davy's escaped from the government camp of Uninvited (2014), but she's on the run and still far from safe.Read full book review >