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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

A principle virtue of this compact but affecting reprise of the Korean War is that it lets those who survived the fighting and dying speak for themselves. Read full book review >

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A CARIBBEAN TALE by Rudy Gurley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A pleasant, inspiring read."
A man from the island of St. Lucia shares his experiences in this “non fictional” tale. Read full book review >

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Iron String by Rudy Revak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2017

"A skillfully rendered, if occasionally overwrought, portrayal of resolve during and after war."
This fictional family saga leading up to and through World War II is a finely detailed story of grit and survival, a story more universal than unique. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 2005

"Charmingly written and thought-provoking."
A key debate of the computer revolution concerns Stephen Wolfram's argument that everything is equivalent to computation; this book explores the implications of that insight. Read full book review >