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May.18.2009
A young French girl comes to America in 1947, after the Second World War. Her parents and sister have been killed at Auschwitz concentration camp. She must learn to make it in America among relatives who are unfriendly, and a language that bewilders her. Funny and poignant, the reader follows her...
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May.18.2009
Alice, the smart middle child in a blue-collar family, identifies with Mary, the middle child in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. when Alice enters Mary's world and makes changes in both their lives, she learns that first impressions aren't always right.
chitra-banerjee-divakaruni's picture
Mar.29.2009
In a pristine valley hidden in the Himalayas, Anand has a disturbing vision. His mentor and spiritual guide, the Master Healer Abhaydatta, is apparently in grave danger. What should he do? If he conveys this information to his elders, he’ll waste precious time. But is it wise to take matters into...
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Dec.05.2008
Yuyi Morales takes us on a new journey with Señor Calvera, the skeleton from Day of the Dead celebrations. Señor Calvera is worried. He can’t figure out what to give Grandma Beetle for her birthday. Misunderstanding the advice of Zelmiro the Ghost, Señor Calvera decides not to get her one gift, but...
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Sep.05.2008
Publishers Weekly - Starred Review Art sings on the pages of this visual celebration of Arabic calligraphy as Rumford’s (Sequoyah) collages of floral and geometric designs and flowing lines deftly echo Arabic language and patterns. “Writing a long sentence is like watching a soccer player in slow...
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Mar.07.2008
¿Dónde estará Nochecita? ¿Detrás de los montes será? ¿En el huerto de moras quizás? ¿O en el hoyo de un conejo fugaz?… Así comienza este tierno juego de escondidas que termina cuando el Cielo encuentra a su hija traviesa y la Noche danza a través del campo. La galardonada autora y artista Yuyi...
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Mar.07.2008
As the long day comes to an end, Mother Sky fills a tub with falling stars and calls, "Bath time for Little Night!" Little Night answers from afar, "Can't come. I am hiding and you have to find me, Mama. Find me now!" Where could Little Night be? Down a rabbit hole? In a...