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The Tsunami Quilt: Grandfather's Story, Written by Anthony Fredericks, Illustrated by Tammy Yee
Booklist reviews
Although the events of the tragedy are depicted in the book, the horror is lessened by using a framework story that sets the disaster in the past and by showing...
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The Tsunami Quilt: Grandfather's Story, Written by Anthony Fredericks, Illustrated by Tammy Yee
Catholic Library World reviews
"The author tells the story in a very memorable and sensitive way. The use of warm watercolors enhances the story and the feelings of Kimo at both losses. A...
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The Tsunami Quilt: Grandfather's Story, Written by Anthony Fredericks, Illustrated by Tammy Yee
PaperTigers reviews
The book deals with the difficult themes of loss within families and the devastating sadness of the death of innocent children in natural disasters. Some children...
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The Hollins Critic reviews
Coming to Rest By Kathryn Stripling Byer. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. $16.95 (pa.) In her latest collection, Coming to Rest, North...
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Rainbow Reviews reviews
Author Linda Morganstein delivers an enticing novel well-couched in Hollywood history with intriguing subplots such as Stella's deaf sister (who along with other...
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McGowan's Call
Heartlands: A Magazine of Midwest Life and Art reviews
"Rob Smith, author of two novels "Children of Light" and the futuristic moral fable "Night Voices," cuts closer to the bone in this winning collection of 7 stories...
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Picture of Me
www.myshelf.com reviews
Picture of Me: Who I am in 221 Questions by Kate Marshall and David Marshall Picture of Me: Who I am in 221 Questions is a tribute to you. It allows you the...
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Mirror of Fire and Dreaming
School Library Journal reviews
In this sequel to The Conch Bearer (Roaring Brook, 2003), Anand and Nisha have just begun their schooling in magic when their mentor, Abhaydatta, is sent on a...
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Mirror of Fire and Dreaming
Amazon.com reviews
The boy magician Anand, his sassy partner Nisha, and their beloved teacher Abhaydatta reunite for a new adventure in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's second...
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The Palace of Illusions
Sanskrit Literature reviews
Ancient epic poetry is ripe material for modern day writers. There are hundreds of interspersed stories and myths, fantastic and yet familiar enough to be...
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www.blogcritics.org reviews
As the reader, you will find yourself unable to avoid the seduction and allure created by the author, Louise Young, who has a natural sensitivity and suavity for...
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http://zintareviews.blogspot.com/2010/12/book-of-men-by-dorianne-laux.html reviews
Mushrooms and stamens and pollinating bees, all bursting from a man’s briefs … this new collection of poetry by Dorianne Laux, The Book of Men, coming out in...
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Island Girl
Winnipeg Free Press reviews
This is Toronto author Simmons' second novel. The first, Getting Rid of Rosie, came out in 2009. Set in Muskoka, it featured a quirky love story whose main...
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Reader Views reviews
Crestmont is an example of the best kind of story. Every one of the characters is lively and intricate. Readers who enjoy well-researched, credible fiction will...
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Crimespree Magazine reviews
"Hellmann crafts a tragically beautiful story around a message that is both subtle and vibrant. The author does an amazing job of delivering her point but never...
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Quill & Quire reviews
The conflicted emotions are portrayed with a rawness that forces the reader to think, “What if?” the novel also succeeds in presenting the situation in a...
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The Onion AV Club reviews
FOR DRUNKEN PARENTS WHO NEED TO KNOW WHICH MITER TO WEAR TO THEIR OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY Baby Be Of Use books ($9 each) How To Dress For Every Occasion, By The...
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A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome
Sacramento Bee reviews
Almost seven years ago, Angela Nickerson, a teacher and art lover, first walked into Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. Like millions before, she was overwhelmed by...
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