Search Results: "Youme"


BOOK REVIEW

MALI UNDER THE NIGHT SKY by Youme
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

Malichansouk Kouanchao is a Laotian-American artist, but once upon a time she was a child living through difficult times. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SÉLAVI, THAT IS LIFE by Youme Landowne
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"A strong message of caring for the children and for each other rings through the kinds of sorrows too many children face in the world. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-9)"
The street children of Haiti—abandoned because their families were killed, their homes destroyed, or simply because there were too many in their households—found each other on the streets of Port-au-Prince. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PITCH BLACK by Youme Landowne
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Powerful. (Graphic memoir. YA)"
A white, female artist looking at subway posters meets an African-American man, and they strike up a conversation about life and art as they ride the subway up and down the line. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CRANE BOY by Diana Cohn
by Diana Cohn, illustrated by Youme
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Gracefully celebrates both a little-known culture and its beloved birds. (Informational picture book. 6-9)"
The black-necked cranes that return to Kinga's village in Bhutan each winter inspire the schoolboy to convince his classmates and the local monks to create a festival in their honor. Read full book review >