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Reviews from the Asian Review of Books, Hong Kong
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June 2013

Shiho S. Nunes, illustrated by Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard,
Chinese Fables: 'The Dragon Slayer' and Other Timeless Tales of Wisdom
Tuttle Publishing, 2013.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer

May 2013

Kay Honeyman,
The Fire Horse Girl
Arthur A. Levine Books, 2013.
reviewed by Mia Warren

February 2013

Jane Houng,
Bloodswell
QX Publishing, 2012.
reviewed by Mia Warren

Charlie Canning,
The 89th Temple
Outskirts Press, 2012.
reviewed by Mia Warren

November 2012

David H. T. Wong,
Escape to Gold Mountain: A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America
Arsenal Pulp Press, 2012.
reviewed by Kelly Yang

July 2012

Rambharos Jha,
Waterlife
Tara Books, 2012.
reviewed by Peter Gordon

June 2012

Nathan Kumar Scott, illustrated by Jagdish Chitara,
The Great Race
Tara Books, 2012.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer

Anushka Ravishankar, illustrated by Gabrielle Manglou,
Excuses Excuses
Tara Books, 2012.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer

May 2012

Taeeun Yoo,
You Are a Lion: And other fun yoga poses
Nancy Paulsen Books, 2012.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer

April 2012

Holly Thompson (editor),
Tomo: Friendship Through Fiction: An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories
Stone Bridge Press, 2012.
reviewed by Niranjana Iyer

February 2012

Thanhha Lai,
Inside Out and Back Again
Harper, 2011.
reviewed by Niranjana Iyer

July 2011

Fabio Geda,
In the Sea there are Crocodiles
Vintage, 2011.
reviewed by Niranjana Iyer

June 2011

Andrea Alban,
Anya's War
Feiwel & Friends, 2011.
reviewed by Loh Su Hsing

Dori Jones Yang,
Daughter of Xanadu
Delacorte Press, 2011.
reviewed by Loh Su Hsing

April 2011

Margi Preus,
Heart of a Samurai
Amulet Books, 2010.
reviewed by Niranjana Iyer

February 2011

Y. S. Lee,
The Agency series: A Spy in the House, The Body at the Tower
Candlewick Press, 2010.
reviewed by Niranjana Iyer

September 2010

Gareth Ewing,
The Rainbow Orchid
Egmont, 2009.
reviewed by Peter Gordon

Tetsu Saiwai,
The 24th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography
Penguin Books, 2010.
reviewed by Peter Gordon

July 2010

Mitali Perkins,
Bamboo People
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2010.
reviewed by Niranjana Iyer

June 2010

Uma Krishnaswami,
Out of the Way! Out of the Way
Tulika, 2010.
reviewed by Niranjana Iyer

Beverly Patt,
Best Friends Forever: A World War Two Scrapbook
Marshall Cavendish Children's Books, 2010.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer

May 2010

Padma Venkatraman,
Climbing the Stairs
Speak, 2010.
reviewed by Graham Ranger

Xinran,
Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother
Vintage, 2010.
reviewed by Melanie Ho

April 2010

Greg Mortenson,
Stones Into Schools
Viking Books, 2009.
reviewed by Bill Purves

Andrew Xia Fukuda,
Crossing
AmazonEncore, 2010.

reviewed by Robert H. Abel

June 2009 Yumi Heo,
Ten Days and Nine Nights: an Adoption Story
Schwartz & Wade Books, 2009.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer
February 2009 Cynthia Kadohata,
Outside Beauty
Atheneum Books, 2008.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer
December 2008 An Na,
The Fold
Putnam Publishing Group, 2008.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer
June 2008 Sherri L. Smith,
Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet
Delacorte Press Books For Young Readers, 2008.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer
April 2008

Ming and Wah Chen, illustrated by Mariko Jesse,
Ling Ling Looked in the Mirror
Chameleon Press, 2007.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer

Holly Thompson, illustrated by Kazumi Wilds,
The Wakame Gatherers
Shens Books, 2007.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer

March 2008 Ying Chang Compestine,
Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party
Henry Holt & Company, 2007.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer
June 2006 Andrew Tu,
Camel Bells in the Windy Desert: Coming of Age in Inner Mongolia
Chameleon Press, 2006.
reviewed by Paul McGuire
August 2005 J.B. Cheaney,
My Friend the Enemy
Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.
reviewed by Paul McGuire
June 2005

David Yoo,
Girls for Breakfast
Delacorte Press, 2005.
reviewed by Paul McGuire

May 2005 Rosemary Gong,
Good Luck Life
HarperCollins, 2005.
reviewed by Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart
April 2005 Mitali Perkins,
The Not-So-Star-Spangled Life of Sunita Sen
Little, Brown, 2005.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer
January 2005

Donna Jo Napoli,
Bound
Atheneum Books, 2004.
reviewed by Paul McGuire

Bulbul Sharma, illustrated by K. P. Sudesh,
The Ramayana for Children
Puffin Books, 2004.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer

Richard Lewis,
The Flame Tree
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, 2004.
reviewed by Nicholas Gordon

December 2004

Alan Jefferies, illustrated by Mariko Jesse, translated by Liang Yue,
The Crocodile Who Wanted to be Famous
Sixth Finger Press, 2004.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer

November 2004

Roseanne Thong,
The Wishing Tree
Shen's Books, 2004.
reviewed by Paul McGuire
July 2004 William Pennington,
Pick Up Your Parrots and Monkeys
Orion Publishing; Cassell Publications, 2004.
reviewed by Paul McGuire
November 2003

Anthony D. Robles, illustrated by Carl Angel, translated by Magdalena de Guzman and Eloisa D. De Jesus,
Lakas and the Manilatown Fish — Si Lakas at Ang Isdang ManilatownI
Childrens’ Book Press, 2003.
editorial review
reviewed by Roseanne Thong

Uma Krishnaswami, illustrated by Sumiya Sitaraman,
Chachaji's Cup
Childrens’ Book Press, 2003.
reviewed by Roseanne Thong

October 2003 Truong Tran,
Going Home, Coming Home
Childrens’ Book Press, 2003.
reviewed by Roseanne Thong
July 2003 Lensey Namioka,
Half and Half
Delacorte, 2003.
reviewed by Paul McGuire

June 2003

Ting-Xing Ye,
Throwaway Daughter
Doubleday Canada, 2003.
reviewed by Christine Bruce
May 2003 Da Chen,
China's Son: Growing Up in the Cultural Revolution
Delacorte, 2001.
reviewed by Paul McGuire
March 2003

Dean Barrett, illustrated by Tomaz Mok,
Boat Girl and the Magic Fish
Village East Books, 2002.
reviewed by Roseanne Thong

Da Chen,
Wandering Warrior
Delacorte Press Books, 2002.

reviewed by Paul McGuire

Lensey Namioka,
An Ocean Apart, A World Away
Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2002.
Ties That Bind, Ties That Break
Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2000.
reviewed by Paul McGuire
October 2002 Karmel Schreyer,
Naomi: A Singing Bird Will Come
Great Plains Publications, 2002.
reviewed by Elaine Leung
May 2002 Allen Say, author and illustrator,
Home of the Brave
Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
reviewed by Elaine Leung
March 2002
Joanna Catherine Scott,
The Lucky Gourd Shop
Washington Square Press (Simon&Schuster), 2001.
reviewed by Karmel Schreyer
December 2001 Rosemary Wells, author and illustrator,
Yoko’s Paper Cranes
Hyperion Books for Children, 2001.
reviewed by Roseanne Thong
August 2001

Roseanne Thong, illustrated by Grace Lin,
Red is a Dragon
Chronicle Books, 2001.
reviewed by Elaine Leung

July 2001 Da Chen,
China's Son: Growing Up in the Cultural Revolution
Delacorte, 2001.
reviewed by Julia Davidson
   

 

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