Monthly Archives: August 2013
Jane, the Fox & Me from Groundwood reviewed by NY Times Book Review 8/25/13!
PGW and Groundwood Books are delighted with the recent New York Times Book Review for Jane, the Fox & Me! “The first illustrations in the Canadian author Fanny Britt’s graphic novel, “Jane, the Fox and Me,” are of a school’s large … Continue reading
I See the Promised Land: A Life of Martin Luther King Jr. Review – The Horn Book Magazine May 2013
The team at Daily Pretzel would like to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic August 28, 1963, March on Washington with a review of I See the Promised Land from Groundwood Books. “An innovative homage to Martin Luther King … Continue reading
Bittersweet but celebratory
Publicity and media- Just confirmed: NPR “The Story” – week of 9/11 CNN.com feature / Slate.com original piece / Salon.com excerpt – week of 9/11 Radio: WBUR “Radio Boston” (NPR Boston) 9/10 WYPR-FM “Midday with Dan Rodricks” (NPR Baltimore) 9/11 … Continue reading
SLJ reviews Alone in the Forest from Tara Books
SLJ has a September review for Alone in the Forest, one of Tara’s lead Fall 2013 children’s titles! “PreS-Gr 1–In the straightforward style of the traditional oral storyteller comes this simple tale of a boy learning to conquer his worst fear. … Continue reading
Fifty animals all in a line… What are they waiting for?
Come one, come all! If you love excitement and fun, step right up and join the line! The Horn Book’s Claire E. Gross reviews The Long, Long Line from Owlkids this month and describes the book as “fun“. “Fifty animals stand in a … Continue reading
Finding the Dragon Lady
Booklist online- She was an enigma, extremely powerful in her heyday but almost forgotten since then: Madame Nhu, wife to the brother of the president of South Vietnam and in practical terms the first lady, a woman small of stature … Continue reading
The gray men are coming to steal your time.
“Wittily perceptive social criticism and haunting, surrealistic imagery…This all-ages delight deserves rescue and is ideal for classroom (or bedtime) read-alouds – especially if the grown-ups pay attention along with the children.” – Kirkus Review, 6/15/2013 The Neverending Story (published in … Continue reading
Death, Dickinson, and the Demented Life of Frenchie Garcia
Death, Dickinson, and the Demented Life of Frenchie Garcia By Jenny Torres Sanchez Frenchie Garcia can’t come to grips with the suicide of Andy Cooper. Her friends have no clue she was crazy-in-love with him, and they definitely don’t know … Continue reading
Publishers Weekly gives Why Do We Fight a STARRED REVIEW!
Battles, protests, standoffs, strikes. We hear about them all the time. On the surface, a battle and a protest don’t seem to have much in common, but they’re really just two ways of handling a dispute. One uses violence, the … Continue reading