Search Results: "Toni Cade Bambara"


BOOK REVIEW

ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 27, 1996

"Whether she did or not, with the release of Deep Sightings, many readers will."
A resonant posthumous collection of pieces—most of which have never before appeared in print—from a distinguished black woman writer. Read full book review >

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THOSE BONES ARE NOT MY CHILD by Toni Cade Bambara
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 1999

"But it's a masterwork in any case: as replete a revelation of urban black life as American fiction has seen."
The other side of Atlanta from Tom Wolfe's A Man in Full is explored in Bambara's powerful last testament—the book she worked on for 12 years before her death in 1995. Read full book review >

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NIGHT OWL by Toni Yuly
by Toni Yuly, illustrated by Toni Yuly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"This charming exploration of sound words will stand up to repeat bedtime reads for young preschoolers. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Yuly's latest, a companion to her debut, Early Bird (2014), introduces a young owl who's listening for his mommy's return.Read full book review >

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CAT NAP by Toni Yuly
by Toni Yuly, illustrated by Toni Yuly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"Delightful pre-nap read-aloud fare. (Picture book. 1-3)"
When Cat agrees to play hide-and-seek with Kitten, he underestimates his relentless opponent. Read full book review >

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MAYBE IN MISSOULA by Toni Volk
Released: May 20, 1994

"Disappointing."
An ambitious second novel from the author of Montana Women (1991) and winner of a James Michener Fellowship. Read full book review >

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ADDITION by Toni Jordan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"A smartly written comedy that cheekily suggests recovery may not be for everyone."
A witty heroine with a crippling case of obsessive-compulsive disorder is at the center of this gemlike debut—think The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time thrown into the world of chick-lit. Read full book review >

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Writings in the Sand by Toni Treworgy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 5, 2015

"This modern tale about hard work and faith surmounting all hurdles should inspire readers who believe in the 'persistence and prayer' that the author advocates to overcome setbacks."
A Florida innkeeper recounts her rebound from a difficult childhood in New Jersey to success as an adult in this debut memoir. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 4, 2004

"Younger children will need adults to help with interpretation. (timeline, photo notes) (Nonfiction. 8-14)"
Morrison attempts to tell the story of Southern school integration through archival photographs oddly juxtaposed with a confusing narrative. Read full book review >

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WAITING FOR ELVIS by Toni Graham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Rueful, quirky writing: in essence, middle-aged chick-lit."
Eleven linked stories develop a character from an award-winning first collection. Read full book review >