Search Results: "Valérie Tasso"


BOOK REVIEW

MÉMOIRE SEXUEL by Valérie Tasso
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Limp, literary porn for the soft-core set."
Three steamy years in the life of an insatiable, pleasure-seeking Parisian Lolita. Read full book review >

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FUNNY FACES by Valérie Tracqui
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Attractive and useful. (Board book. 2-8)"
This addition to the Little Nature Books series has glossy covers, vivid full-color photographs of appealing animals, and brief lines of text. Read full book review >

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ANIMAL BABIES by Valérie Tracqui
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 1996

"Good grief. (Board book. 1-5)"
Animal Babies ($4.95; July 1996; 10 pp.; 0-88106-947-7): This offering is riddled with problems. Read full book review >

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WHEN I WAS A SOLDIER by Valérie Zenatti
BIOGRAPHY
Released: May 1, 2005

"Recommended for its different perspective on life in contemporary Israel. (Nonfiction. YA)"
The theme of compulsory military service for both men and women in Israel makes this author's memoir unusual. Read full book review >

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A BOTTLE IN THE GAZA SEA by Valérie Zenatti
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2008

"The overall effect is one of a haunting relationship that will help teens understand both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (Fiction. YA)"
When a bomb explodes at a nearby café on the evening of the tenth anniversary of a peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians, Tal, a 17-year-old Israeli girl, decides to reach out to a Palestinian neighbor. Read full book review >

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FACE-TO-FACE WITH THE LADYBUG by Valérie Traqui
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2002

"Useful, colorful, and inexpensive. (Nonfiction. 6-9)"
Vivid, full-color, close-up photos of the familiar red-and-black ladybugs, from egg to adult will intrigue the young viewer and science enthusiast. Read full book review >

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HEART IN THE POCKET by Laurence Bourguignon
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2008

"The whole of this lovely growing-up tale unfolds in sweet, appropriately bouncy language; d'Heur's illustrations are simple, pale washes of color landscape and anthropomorphized, lightly sketched (and slightly silly) animals. (Picture book. 3-6)"
From a Belgian author comes this utterly tender little story. Read full book review >