Search Results: "Suk-young Song"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2009

"Thanks to Kim's courageous testimony, as the translator notes in an excellent contextual introduction, knowledge of these camps has been exposed to the outside world."
A rare, chilling glimpse inside the totalitarian regime of North Korea. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEA WITH OLIVER by Mika Song
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"Charming and as sweet as a tea cake. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Oliver (a white cat with orange spots) wishes for a friend he can share a pot of tea with. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 13, 1993

"Historical chronology (1835-1990). (Nonfiction. 9+)"
An artist (b. 1942) who did his best to remain a loyal Chinese citizen through the Cultural Revolution—but finally escaped to Canada in 1989—now shares his story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HARRY AND CLARE'S AMAZING STAYCATION by Ted Staunton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A clever bit of conflict resolution, nonviolent and broadly applicable. (Picture book. 6-8)"
On a rainy week of vacation, Harry finds a way to loosen his bossy big sister's grip on playtime scenarios. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

A MIGHTY IMAGINATION
by Julie Danielson

Barbara DaCosta and Ed Young aren’t new to collaboration. In 2012, she wrote and he illustrated Nighttime Ninja, her debut picture book. Mighty Moby, on shelves in early August, is their second collaboration, and it came to exist in a way not typical for most picture books, what the author calls “an unusual method” and “backward.”

Evidently, Ed Young ...


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BOOK REVIEW

I SEE THE WORLD / YO VEO EL MUNDO by Tom Luna
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"A promising premise, marred by too much vocabulary for younger readers. (Bilingual picture book. 2-5)"
Luna's largely interrogative bilingual title barrages preschoolers with vocabulary in seven plotless two-page spreads. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A NEW SCHOOL YEAR by Sally Derby
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2017

"Diverse in so many ways, this could be a springboard to readers' own poems about school. (Picture book/poetry 4-10)"
At the start of a new school year, six children tell of their worries, hopes, and growth in 24 free-verse poems. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AWAKENING THE DRAGON by Arlene Chan
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 15, 2004

"Those with an interest will have to look elsewhere to be satisfied. (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
Today, dragon boat racing is an international event and is one of the fastest-growing sports in North America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINTER, WINTER, COLD AND SNOW by Sharon Gibson Palermo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"A wintertime version of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?(Picture book. 1-4)"
In Palermo's picture-book debut, various animals against snowy backdrops tell readers whom else they know and how those animals go about surviving the winter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GOOD MAN by Edward Jae-Suk Lee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 2005

"A gracefully rendered, beautifully characterized tale about an unusual life: Jae-Suk Lee is a writer to watch."
A lyrically evocative, haunting first novel follows an aged Korean War vet and drifter as he returns to the sweet-bitter Montana home of his youth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUT THE WINDOW by Cybèle  Young
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"This whimsical celebration of imagination is a reminder to constantly seek to broaden our horizons, for new wonders always await. (Board book. 3-5)"
Pull this chunky, square, accordion-folded board book from its slipcase to find a simple story that's short on words but big on imagination. Read full book review >