Search Results: "Stubborn Pixel"


BOOK REVIEW

SAINT NICK AND THE SPACE NICKS by Richard Chase  Mears
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 12, 2012

"A promising premise and appealing pictures—but no great improvement over the obscure 2004 print version. (thumbnail index, five savable coloring pages) (iPad holiday storybook app. 6-8)"
Earthly Santa meets a host of alien counterparts in this well-meant holiday tale. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"A somber but illuminating reminder of the perniciousness of prejudice—and of the terrible toll it exacts. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
A harrowing recounting of a shameful chapter in American history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIXEL AND PARKER by Spinlight Studio
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2012

"With a longer shelf life than your average iPad storybook, this will nevertheless keep readers spinning for more. (iPad storybook app. 4-9)"
When a boy's cat goes missing, a world of possibilities opens up, all at the spin of a wheel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A STUBBORN WILLFUL GIRL by Wendy Barker
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"An exceedingly dark, but ultimately uplifting, journey of self-discovery."
A spare, unadorned memoir about growing up with an abusive father and neglectful mother. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STUBBORN PORRIDGE by Wang Meng
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 1994

"Although it doesn't have much staying power, this is a thoroughly enjoyable group of stories that tweaks bureaucracy and turns expectations around."
These allegorical stories from a Chinese master delight with spare language and wry hidden meanings. Read full book review >

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MAX, THE STUBBORN LITTLE WOLF by Marie-Odlie Judes
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 28, 2001

"There is a certain amount of droll picture making going on, but most of it gets lost in all the palaver. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Young Max runs against the tide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BOAT MESSAGE by Glitchy Pixel
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 25, 2011

"More an extended e-card than a full-fledged story, but beguiling nonetheless. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
A letter to a friend, composed after a dreamy boat journey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Live Happy (...DAMN IT) by Jennifer Cramer-Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 24, 2013

"A remarkably upbeat memoir, ideal for readers seeking to understand and support loved ones with serious illnesses."
An inspiring debut memoir about one woman's years of illness, during which she forged a rich life full of achievements. Read full book review >