Search Results: "Yuta Onoda"


BOOK REVIEW

WILD WINGS by Gill Lewis
Kirkus Star
by Gill Lewis, illustrated by Yuta Onoda
ANIMALS
Released: April 19, 2011

"With universal themes of life and death, friendship and respect for the natural world, this is still quite particular, a powerfully memorable story of a boy's grief and determination to keep a promise. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Striving to protect the osprey nesting on his family's farm in Scotland, 11-year-old Callum McGregor watches the bird throughout summer, uses a computer to follow her migration to Africa and sets in motion a remarkable chain of events. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOW CHILDREN by Masako Yamashita
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"A gentle, well-meant introduction to climate change (a phrase the author doesn't use) that's suitable for preschoolers, if there seems to be need. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Two snow children, concerned about the effects of global warming, attend an international meeting where, after some dissension, all agree it is time to work together to do something about it. Read full book review >