Search Results: "Rudy Gutierrez"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 23, 2012

"Lyrically narrated, resplendently illustrated, and deeply respectful of both subject and audience. (afterword, author's and artist's notes, bibliography, discography) (Picture book/biography. 8-12)"
In attuned counterpoint, Golio and Gutierrez present a portrait of John Coltrane's lifelong quest to discover and share his spiritual truth through music. Read full book review >

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PAPÁ AND ME by Arthur Dorros
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2008

"The exuberant art and simple text convey the dreamlike perfect happiness of a young boy's joyous day with his beloved Papá. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Dynamic, energetic, larger-than-life swirls of color vividly celebrate the loving relationship between a young Latino boy and his Papá. Read full book review >

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THE MAGIC SHELL by Nicholasa Mohr
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

Jaime doesn't want to leave his home in the Dominican Republic when his father gets a good job in New York City. Read full book review >

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OLD LETIVIA AND THE MOUNTAIN OF SORROWS by Nicholasa Mohr
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1996

"While the tale is not suited to all tastes, it should please attentive readers. (Picture book. 3-8)"
This challenging fantasy by Mohr (The Magic Shell, 1995, etc.) will appeal to more able readers. Read full book review >

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PELÉ, KING OF SOCCER/PELÉ, EL REY DEL FUTBOL by Monica Brown
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Spanish text, this inspiring blend of art and story scores a winning goal. (Picture book/biography. 5-8)"
This beautifully designed story of soccer's best athlete begins in the midst of a game with the star about to score. Read full book review >

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Goodbye, Rudy Kazoody by A.A. Freda
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"With complexity, honesty, and, above all, a sense of home, this book delivers a striking tale of a young émigré in the turbulent '60s."
A debut novel encapsulates American traditions, bringing New York and immigrant stories together in that often overlooked part of the metropolis, the Bronx. Read full book review >

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SOUTHSIDE RUDY YI by Morry Frank
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 1998

"Strong on action, weak on sensibility, a tumult of earnest literary effort, muted ethnic angst, and film-noir clichÇs."
Uneven, two-fisted tale of a working-class Jewish brawler up against the hustlers, grifters, and con-men of the mean streets of Los Angeles. Read full book review >

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SPACELAND by Rudy Rucker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2001

"For fans only."
Occasionally tasteless tale of a technogeek's misadventures in fourth-dimensional space, from the prolific mathematician and SF writer (Gnarl!,2000, etc.). Read full book review >

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HYLOZOIC by Rudy Rucker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2009

"Serious, uproarious fun, with brain-teasers and brilliant ideas tossed about like confetti."
Sequel to Postsingular (2007), Rucker's yarn of a future where everything—animals, rocks, the planet Earth—is conscious, telepathic and often irrepressibly chatty. Read full book review >

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I WISH I HAD A PET by Maggie Rudy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 20, 2014

"Whimsy in search of an audience. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Quirky dioramas illustrate this explication of pet care. Read full book review >