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April 2002

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published April 2002.

Book Review


“‘What’s the stink?’ The girl’s voice behind me in the crowded school hall raises the hair on my arms. Loren Miller. And one of her hordes. The smell of Wednesday’s special at the school cafeteria is wafting in the corridor,... Read More

Book Review

Bendiciones Diarias

by Jennifer Griffin

It seems as though children are always talking in sing-songs of poetry. They vocalize their own inventions, or things they’ve heard from someone else or found in books. Their verses can be made up of nonsense words that just sound good... Read More

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The Raging Dragon

“In other parts of the world, the dragon is respected as a sign of prosperity and well-being-a force for good. I think the DragonSlayers hate what is good and want to destroy it.” That’s exactly what one discovers has been... Read More

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If I Could

by Jennifer Griffin

What would it be like to turn from a worm into a butterfly? Or to become a song that someone would sing? Or a cloud? These are just some of the things that one little boy imagines he could be. In this bilingual tale, the author and her... Read More

Book Review

Go Girl!

by Mindy Buell

Over the years, the subject of sports and their sons’ athletic experiences has been an easy conversation topic between men. This book offers a different perspective for parents: a look at their daughters’ involvement in sports and... Read More

Book Review

The Akhmatova Journals

by J. Kates

The author grew up in the heart of Soviet Russian literary culture; her father was perhaps the most erudite and wide-ranging writer of his time. In 1938, when her husband was arrested, Chukovskaya sought out the great, persecuted poet... Read More

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