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August 2013

Kala Sambasavin, illustrated by Ambika Sambasivan,
Bye, Bye, Motabhai!
Yali Books, 2013.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

July 2013 Retold by Ming & Volker, illustrated by Yusof Gajah,
Dill the Little Elephant
Oyez! Books for Children, 2013.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan
May 2013 Eric Walters, illustrated by Eva Campbell,
The Matatu
Orca Book Publishers, 2012
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan
April 2013

Andrea Curtis, photography by Yvonne Duivenvoorden,
What's for Lunch? How Schoolchildren Eat Around the World
Red Deer Press, 2012.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

March 2013

Irfan Master,
A Beautiful Lie
Albert Whitman, 2012.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

February 2013

Helaine Becker, illustrated by Ron Lightburn,
Juba This, Juba That
Tundra Books, 2012.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Oliver Chin, illustrated by Jennifer Wood,
The Year of the Dragon:.Tales from the Chinese Zodiac
Immedium, 2012.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Oliver Chin, illustrated by Jennifer Wood,
The Year of the Snake: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac
Immedium, 2013.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

January 2013

Bruce Pascoe,
Fog A Dox
Magabala Books, 2012.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Na’ima B. Robert, illustrated by Valentina Cavallinni,
Going to Mecca
Frances Lincoln, 2012.
Reviewed by Aline Pereira

Retold by Nathan Kumar Scott, illustrated by Jagdish Chitara,
The Great Race: An Indonesian Trickster Tale
Tara Books, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Paul Yee,
The Secret Keepers
Tradewind Books, 2011.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Grace Lin,
Starry River of the Sky
Little, Brown, 2012.
Reviewed by Aline Pereira

December 2012

Illustrated by Ramsingh Urveti, designed by Jonathan Yamakami,
I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail
Tara Books, 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Kat Aragon, illustrated by Mary Jo Madrid,
The Oldest House in the USA / La casa mas antigua de los Estados Unidos
Lectura Books, 2012.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Felicia Hoshino, Japanese translation by Akiko Hisa,
Sora and the Cloud
Immedium, 2012.
Reviewed by Aline Pereira

Betty Jean Lifton, photography by Eikoh Hosoe,
Taka-chan and I: A Dog’s Journey to Japan by Runcible
New York Review Children’s Collection, 2012 (reprint of 1967 edition)
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Maya Ajmera, Elise Hofer Derstine, and Cynthia Pon,
What We Wear: Dressing Up Around the World
A Global Fund for Children Book/Charlesbridge, 2012.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

November 2012

J.L. Powers,
This Thing Called the Future
Cinco Puntos Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

October 2012

Ibrahima Ndiaye, illustrated by Capucine Mazille, translated by Rebecca Page,
The Magic Formula
Bakame Editions (Rwanda), 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Helen Limon,
Om Shanti, Babe
Frances Lincoln, 2012.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Susanne Gervay, illustrated by Anna Pignataro,
Ships in the Field
Ford Street Publishing, 2012.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

September 2012

Cheryl Foggo, illustrated by Qin Leng,
Dear Baobab

Second Story Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

August 2012

Sarah Garland,
Azzi In Between
Frances Lincoln, 2012.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Retold by Alexis York Lumbard, illustrated by Demi,
The Conference of the Birds
Wisdom Tales, 2012.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Napatsi Folger, illustrated by Ann Kronheimer,
Joy of Apex
Inhabit Media, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Kathleen Martin (author-photographer),
Kamakwie: Finding Peace, Love, and Injustice in Sierra Leone
Red Deer Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Jacqueline K. Ogburn, illustrated by Chris Raschka,
Little Treasures: Endearments from Around the World
Houghton Mifflin Books, 2012.
Reviewed by Keilin Huang

Debby Dahl Edwardson,
My Name Is Not Easy
Marshall Cavendish, 2011.
Reviewed by Keilin Huang

July 2012

Edited and with a Foreword by Holly Thompson,
Tomo
Stone Bridge Press, 2012.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

June 2012

Rossiti Aishah Rashidi, illustrated by Farrah Ashiela Samsuri,
Puteri Tioman: The Green Turtle
RainTree (Malaysia), 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Zetta Elliott,
Ship of Souls
AmazonEncore, 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

May 2012

Neil Christopher, illustrated by Eva Widermann,
Arctic Giants
Inhabit Media, 2010.
Reviewed by Sally Ito

Manu Herbstein,
Brave Music of a Distant Drum
Red Deer Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Keilin Huang

Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia,
Good Luck, Anna Hibiscus
Have Fun, Anna Hibiscus

Kane Miller, 2011.
Reviewed by Keilin Huang

Enrique R. Lamadrid and Juan Estevan Arellano, illustrated by Amy Córdova,
Juan the Bear and the Water of Life / La Acequia de Juan del Oso
University of New Mexico Press, 2008.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Vidya Shah, with photographs by Parthiv Shah
Narmada: A pictorial journey down the river
Pratham Books, India 2010
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Li Jian,
The Water Dragon
Better Link Press, 2012.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

April 2012

Cynthia Weill, illustrated with folk art by Artisans from Oaxaca,
Colores de la vida: Mexican Folk Art Colors in English and Spanish
Cinco Puntos Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

Rabindranath Tagore, translated by Radha Chakravarty,
The Land of Cards: Stories, Poems and Plays for Children
Puffin Classics, Penguin Books India, 2010.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Joe Hayes, illustrated by Antonio Castro L.
The Lovesick Skunk
Cinco Puntos Press, 2010.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Sukumar Ray, translated by Sampurna Chatterji
Wordygurdyboom! The Nonsense World of Sukumar Ray
Puffin Classics (India), 2008.
Reviewed by Sally Ito

Sunny Seki, author-illustrator,
Yuko-Chan and the Daruma Doll: The Adventures of a Blind Japanese Girl Who Saves Her Village
Tuttle, 2012.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

March 2012

Setsu Broderick and Willamarie Moore, illustrated by Setsu Broderick,
Japanese Traditions: Rice Cakes, Cherry Blossoms and Matsuri
Tuttle Books.
Reviewed by Sally Ito

Monica Brown, illustrated by Sara Palacios, Spanish translation by Adriana Domínguez,
Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match / Marisol McDonald no combina
Children’s Book Press, 2011 (as of 2012 an imprint of Lee & Low Books).
Reviewed by Aline Pereira

Lindy Shapiro, illustrated by Kathleen Peterson,
Moon Mangoes
BeachHouse, 2011.
Reviewed by Aline Pereira

Elisha Kilabuk, illustrated by Joy Ang,
The Qalupalik
Inhabit Media, 2011.
Reviewed by Sally Ito

Kate Coombs, illustrated by Meilo So,
Water Sings Blue: Ocean Poems
Chronicle Books, 2012.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

George Ella Lyon, illustrated by Christopher Cardinale,
Which Side Are You On? The Story of a Song
Cinco Puntos Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Rambharos Jha,
Waterlife
Tara Books, 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

February 2012

Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, illustrated by Raúl Colón,
Alicia Alonso: Prima Ballerina
Marshall Cavendish, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Shaun Tan,
The Bird King and Other Sketches
Templar Publishing (UK), 2011; first published by Windy Hollow Books (Australia), 2010.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Rachna Gilmore, illustrated by Pulak Biswas,
The Flute
Tradewind Books, 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Douglas Wood, illustrated by P. J. Lynch,
No One But You
Candlewick Press, 2011
Reviewed by Keilin Huang

Michael J. Caduto, illustrated by Olga Pastuchiv,
Riparia’s River
Tilbury House, 2011.
Reviewed by Aline Pereira

Compiled by Alice Curry, illustrated by Jan Pieńkowski, with a Foreword by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales,
A River of Stories: Tales and Poems from Across the Commonwealth
Commonwealth Education Trust, 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Meg Medina, illustrated by Claudio Muñoz,
Tía Isa Wants a Car
Candlewick Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Keilin Huang

January 2012

Willamarie Moore, illustrated by Kazumi Wilds,
All About Japan: Stories, Songs, Crafts and More
Tuttle Publishing, 2011.
Reviewed by Sally Ito

Maya Christina Gonzalez,
I Know the River Loves Me / Yo sé que el río me ama
Children’s Book Press, 2009.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Rochelle Strauss, illustrated by Rosemary Woods,
One Well: The Story of Water on Earth
Kids Can Press, 2007.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Herb Shoveller,
Ryan and Jimmy: And the Well in Africa That Brought Them Together
Kids Can Press 2006.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Edited by Radhika Menon and Sandhya Rao, illustrated by Nirupama Sekhar,
Water Stories from Around the World
Tulika, 2010.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

December 2011

Allen Say,
Drawing from Memory
Scholastic Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Maya Soetoro-Ng, illustrated by Yuyi Morales,
Ladder to the Moon
Candlewick Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham, illustrated by Michael Foreman,
Painting out the Stars
Walker Books, 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

November 2011

Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, illustrated by Adjoa J. Burrowes,
Destiny’s Gift
Lee & Low Books, 2011.
Reviewed by Sally Ito

Kazuki Ebine,
Gandhi: A Manga Biography
Penguin Books, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Gabrielle Wang, author-illustrator,
The Garden of Empress Cassia
Kane Miller, 2011 (first published in Australia, 2002).
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Ed Young, author-illustrator, text as told to Libby Koponen,
The House Baba Built: An Artist’s Childhood in China
Little, Brown and Company, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee and Brian D’Arcy, illustrated by Shirin Adl,
Let’s Celebrate! Festival Poems from Around the World
Frances Lincoln, 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, as told to author Christy Jordan-Fenton; illustrated by Liz Amini-Holms,
A Stranger at Home
Annick Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

James Rumford,
Tiger and Turtle
Roaring Brook Press, 2010.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

October 2011

Anthony Asael and Stéphanie Rabemiafara,
Children of the World: How We Live, Learn, and Play in Poems, Drawings and Photographs
Art in All of Us / Universe Publishing, 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Edwidge Danticat, illustrated by Alix Delinois,
Eight Days: A Story of Haiti
Orchard Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Manjula Padmanabhan
I Am Different! Can You Find Me?
The Global Fund for Children/Charlesbridge Publishing, 2011.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

Shogo Oketani, translated by Avery Fischer Udagawa,
J-Boys: Kazuo’s World, Tokyo, 1965
Stone Bridge Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Sally Ito

Jack Foreman, illustrated by Michael Foreman,
Say Hello
Walker Books/Candlewick Press, 2009.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

B. L. Sauder,
Year of the Golden Dragon
Coteau Books for Kids, 2009.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

September 2011

Jeanette Winter,
Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia
Beach Lane Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Michael Foreman,
A Child's Garden: A Story of Hope
Walker Books / Candlewick Press, 2009.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Michael Foreman,
Mia’s Story: A Sketchbook of Hopes and Dreams
Candlewick Press, 2006.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Holly Thompson,
Orchards
Delacorte Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Sally Ito

Monica Brown, illustrated by Julie Paschkis,
Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People
Henry Holt, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

James Rumford,
Rain School
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2010.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Retold by Ashley Ramsden, illustrated by Ed Young,
Seven Fathers
Roaring Brook Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson
August 2011

Lila Majumdar, translated by Srilata Banerjee and with an introduction by Subhadra Sen Gupta,
The Burmese Box: Two Novellas
Puffin Classics (India), 2010.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Adeline Foo, illustrated by Stephanie Wong,
The Diary of Amos Lee: Girls, Guts and Glory
Epigram (Singapore), 2009.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Anshumani Ruddra, illustrated by Gwangjo and Jung-a Park,
Dorje’s Stripes
Kane Miller, 2010/ 2011.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Susan Lendroth, illustrated by Kathryn Otoshi,
Maneki Neko: The Tale of the Beckoning Cat
Shen’s Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

One Arm Point Remote Community School,
Our World: Bardi Jaawi, Life at Ardiyooloon

Magabala Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

July 2011

Sun Youjun, translated by Lily L. Shi,
The Adventures of a Little Rag Doll
Better Link Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

Written and illustrated by Eleanor B. Coerr, Japanese translation by Yumi Matsunari,
Circus Day in Japan
Tuttle Publishing, 2010.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

Forward by N. R. Narayana Murthy,
A Clear Blue Sky: Stories and Poems on Conflict and Hope
Puffin Books, India, 2010.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

Anitha Balachandran,
The Dog Who Loved Red
Kane Miller, 2011
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Jin Pyn Lee,
The Elephant and the Tree
Epigram Books and Ele Books LLP (Singapore), 2006; Running Press Book Publishers (US), 2009.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Naoko Awa, translated by Toshiya Kamei,
The Fox’s Window and Other Stories
University of New Orleans Publishing, 2009.
Reviewed by Sally Ito

Retold by Lucine Kasbarian, illustrated by Maria Zaikina,
The Greedy Sparrow
Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books, 2011.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

Adeline Foo, illustrated by Christine Lim Simpson,
Guai Wu: The Chinese Elf
Ethos Books, Singapore, 2009.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Tom Avery,
Too Much Trouble
Janetta Otter-Barry Books, Frances Lincoln, 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

June 2011

Norman Hinsdale Pitman,
The Chinese Wonder Book
Tuttle Publishing, 2011.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Uma Krishnaswami, illustrated by Abigail Halpin,
The Grand Plan to Fix Everything
Atheneum, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

David W.F. Wong,
The Jade Bangle
The Koi Pond
The Missing Chopstick

Armour Publishing, 2004.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Youme,
Mali Under the Night Sky: A Lao Story of Home
Cinco Puntos Press, 2010.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

He Zhihong and Guillaume Olive,
My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy
Tuttle Publishing, 2010.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Shamini Flint, illustrated by Alpana Ahuja,
Sasha Visits Singapore
Sunbear Publishing Pte Ltd, 2010.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

Janet Costa Bates, illustrated by Lambert Davis,
Seaside Dream
Lee and Low Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

May 2011

Ann Martin Bowler, illustrated by Soosoonam Bary,
All About Korea: Stories, Songs, Crafts and More
Tuttle, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

David Arkin, text and illustrations, with introduction by Pete Seeger and musical score by Earl Robinson,
Black and White: A song that is a story about freedom to go to school together
New Street Communications, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Sally Morgan, illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft,
Dan’s Grandpa
Freemantle Arts Centre Press, 2007; originally printed 1996.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Tetsu Saiwai,
The 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography
Penguin Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Sally Ito

Taruja Parande,
My Grandfather, Aajoba
Tulika, 2010.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Monika Schröder,
Saraswati’s Way
Francis Foster Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

Trina Saffioti, illustrated by Norma MacDonald,
Stolen Girl
Magabala Books, 2011.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

April 2011

Jorge Argueta, illustrated by Fernando Vilela,
Arroz con Leche: Un poema para cocinar / Rice Pudding: A Cooking Poem
Groundwood Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Crystal Hubbard, illustrated by Randy DuBurke,
Catching the Moon: The Story of A Young Girl’s Baseball Dream
Lee & Low Books, 2005.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

Marla Stewart Konrad,
Grand
Tundra Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Sally Ito

Ashley Wolff,
I Call My Grandma Nana
I Call My Grandpa Papa

Tricycle Press, 2009.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Tony Johnston, illustrated by Yuyi Morales, photographed by Tim O’Meara,
My Abuelita
Harcourt Children’s Books, 2009.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

Joanne Schwartz, illustrated by Laura Beingessner,
Our Corner Grocery Store
Tundra Books, 2009.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Maya Ajmera, Sheila Kinkade, Cynthia Pon; Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu,
Our Grandparents: A Global Album
The Global Fund for Children/Charlesbridge Publishing, 2010.
Reviewed by Sara Hudson

Marcia Vaughan, illustrated by Derek Blanks,
Up the Learning Tree
Lee & Low Books, 2003.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

March 2011

Kavita Singh Kale,
Avneet Aunty’s Mobile Phone
(English-Hindi version) Tulika Publishers, 2006.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Laura E. Williams, illustrated by Craig Orback,
The Can Man
Lee and Low Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Dori Jones Yang,
Daughter of Xanadu
Delacorte Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Baba Wagué Diakité,
A Gift from Childhood: Memories of an African Boyhood
Groundwood Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Grace Lin,
Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same
Little, Brown and Company, 2010.
Reviewed by Sally Ito

Retold by Dashdondog Jamba and Borolzoi Dashdondog, edited by Anne Pellowski,
Mongolian Folktales
World Folklore Series, Libraries Unlimited, 2009.
Reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Oliver Chin, illustrated by Justin Roth,
The Year of the Rabbit
Immedium, 2011.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

December 2010

Compiled by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illustrated by Chris Soentpiet,
Amazing Faces
Lee & Low Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Linda Sue Park,
A Long Walk to Water
Clarion Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Janet Wilson,
Our Earth: How Kids are Saving the Planet
Second Story Press, 2010.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Jeanette Ingold,
Paper Daughter
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Jen Cullerton Johnson, illustrated by Sonia Lynn Sadler,
Seeds of Change: Wangari’s Gift to the World
Lee and Low Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Trish Marx, with photographs by Cindy Karp,
Sharing Our Homeland: Palestinian and Jewish Children at Summer Peace Camp
Lee and Low Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Jennifer Cervantes,
Tortilla Sun
Chronicle Books, 2010.
Reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

October 2010

Sadhana Ramchander, illustrated by Ragini Siruguri with help from Taposhi Ghoshal,
Autorickshaw Blues and Other Colours
Katha, 2008.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Anjali Raghbeer, illustrated by Soumya Menon,
Barefoot Husain
The Veena Player

A Trail of Paint
My Name is Amrita…born to be an artist, with reproductions of art by Amrita Sher-Gil
(Looking at Art Series)
Tulika Books, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Kashmira Sheth,
Boys Without Names
Balzer + Bray/Harper Collins, 2010.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Gita Wolf, illustrated by Durga Bai
Churki-Burki Book of Rhyme
Tara Books, 2010.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Rukmini Banerji, illustrated by Bindia Thapar,
City of Stories
Read India/Pratham Books, 2009.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Ramesh Hengadi, Rasika Hengadi, Shantaram Dhadpe, and Kusam Dhadpe, with Gita Wolf,
Do!
Tara Books, 2010.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Beryl Young,
Follow the Elephant
Ronsdale Press, 2010.
reviewed by Sally Ito

Nina Sabnani,
Home
Tulika, 2010.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Retold by Rosemarie Somaiah, illustrated by Ranjan Somaiah,
Indian Children’s Favourite Stories
Tuttle Publishing, 2006.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Retold by Fawzia Gilani-Williams, illustrated by Prioti Roy,
Nabeel's New Pants: An Eid Tale
Marshall Cavendish Children, 2010.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Geeta Dharmarajan, illustrated by Ludmilla Chakrabarty,
On the Tip of a Pin was...
Katha, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Uma Krishnaswami, illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy,
Out of the Way! Out of the Way!
Tulika Books, 2010.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Mala Kumar, illustrated by Henu,
Ritu's Letter Gets Longer
Read India/Pratham Books, 2010.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Anjali Banerjee, line drawing illustration by Ann Boyajian,
Seaglass Summer
Wendy Lamb Books/Random House, 2010.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Leila Seth, illustrated by Bindia Thapar,
We, the Children of India: The Preamble to Our Constitution
Puffin Books, 2010.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Ann Malaspina, illustrated by Doug Chayka,
Yasmin's Hammer
Lee & Low Books, 2010.
reviewed by Sara Hudson

August 2010

Pegi Deitz Shea,
Abe in Arms
Reach & Teach (PM Press), 2010.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Caroline Irby, Foreword by Aminatta Forna,
A Child from Everywhere: Photographs and interviews of children from 185 countries living in the UK
Black Dog Publishing (UK), in association with Oxfam, 2010.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Deborah Ellis,
Children of War: Voices of Iraqi Refugees
Groundwood Books, 2009.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Katherine Paterson,
The Day of the Pelican
Clarion Books, 2010.
reviewed by Sally Ito

Ahmad Akbarpour, illustrated by Morteza Zahedi, translated by Shadi Eskandani and Helen Mixter,
Good Night, Commander
Groundwood Books, 2010.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Lyn Miller-Lachmann,
Gringolandia
Curbstone Press, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Anthony Robinson, illustrated by June Allan,
Hamzat’s Journey: A Refugee Diary
Frances Lincoln, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Marge Pellegrino,
Journey of Dreams
Frances Lincoln, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Cynthia Kadohata,
A Million Shades of Gray
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2010.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Karen Lynn Williams and Khadra Mohammed, illustrated by Catherine Stock,
My Name is Sangoel
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Czenya Cavouras,
Rainbow Bird
Wakefield Press, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

N.H. Senzai,
Shooting Kabul
Simon & Schuster, 2010.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Ben Morley, illustrated by Carl Pearce,
The Silence Seeker
Tamarind Books, 2009.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

June 2010

Mitali Perkins,
Bamboo People
Charlesbridge Publishing Publishing, 2010.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Joanne Harris, Tim Butcher, Deborah Moggach, Kathy Lette, Xiaolu Guo, Marie Phillips, Irvine Welsh,
Because I Am a Girl
Vintage Books (a Random House U.K. imprint), 2010.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Ambelin Kwaymullina,
Caterpillar and Butterfly
Fremantle Press, 2009;
Crow and the Waterhole
Fremantle Press, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Tomek Bogacki,
The Champion of Children: The Story of Janusz Korczak

Frances Foster Books: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Debbi Chocolate, illustrated by David Diaz,
El Barrio
Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Renee Fogorty,
Fair Skin, Black Fella
Magabala Books, 2010.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Edited by R. David Stephens,
Henry Chow and Other Stories
Tradewind Books, 2010.
reviewed by Sally Ito

Marla Stewart Konrad,
I Like to Play
Tundra Books, 2010.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Brenda Williams, illustrated by Benjamin Lacombe,
Lin Yi’s Lantern
Barefoot Books, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Donna Jo Napoli, illustrated by Kadir Nelson,
Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya
Paula Wiseman/Simon & Schuster, 2010.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Suzy Lee,
Mirror
Seven Footer Kids, 2010.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Andrea Cheng, illustrated by Nicole Wong, photographs by Tessa Macintosh,
Only One Year
Lee and Low Books, 2010.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Cristy Burne, illustrated by Siku,
Takeshita Demons
Frances Lincoln, 2010.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Nancy Bo Flood,
Warriors in the Crossfire
Front Street, 2010.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Nandini Nayar, illustrated by Proiti Roy,
What Shall I Make?
Frances Lincoln, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Alison Lloyd,
Year of the Tiger
Holiday House, 2010 (first published in Australia by Penguin, 2008).
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

April 2010

Ningeokuluk Teevee,
Alego
Groundwood Books, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

C.J. Taylor,
All the Stars in the Sky: Native Stories from the Heavens
Tundra Books, 2006.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Stella Calahasen,
Dream Catcher
Theytus Books, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

T.D. Thompson,
Flight of the Wild Geese
Pemmican Publications, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Audrey Guiboche, illustrated by Jim Kirby,
Kawlija’s Blueberry Promise
Pemmican Publications, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Julie Flett,
Lii Yiiboo Nayaapiwak lii Swer: L’Alfabet di Michif / Owls See Clearly At Night: A Michif Alphabet
Simply Read Books, 2009.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

David Bouchard and Pam Aleekuk, with paintings by Leonard Paul, music by Buffy Sainte-Marie on audio CD in English and Mi’kmaq, and Mi’kmaq translation by Patsy Paul-Martin,
Long Powwow Nights
Red Deer Press, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Andrea Spalding and Alfred Scow, illustrated by Darlene Gait,
Secret of the Dance
Orca, 2006.
reviewed by Sally Ito

Julie-Ann André and Mindy Willett, photographs by Tessa Macintosh,
We Feel Good Out Here
Land is Our Storybook Series, Fifth House, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Sylvia Olsen with Ron Martin, illustrated by Kasia Charko,
Which Way Should I Go?
Sono Nis Press, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

February 2010

Koko Nishizuka, illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger,
The Beckoning Cat: Based on a Japanese Folktale
Holiday House, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

James Rumford,
Chee-Lin: A Giraffe’s Journey
Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Rebecca Kool and David Namisato,
Fly Catcher Boy
Gumboot Books, 2009.
reviewed by Sally Ito

Manja Stojic,
Hello World! Greetings in 43 Languages
Boxer Books, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Jeanette Winter,
Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan
A Global Fund for Children Book/ Charlesbridge Publishing, 2009.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Sarah Young,
Running Wild
HarperCollins Children’s Books, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Carolyn Marsden and Philip Matzigkeit,
Sahwira: An African Friendship
Candlewick Press, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Shelley Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly,
Shades of People
Holiday House, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Neesha Meminger,
Shine, Coconut Moon
McElderry Books, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Carmen Tafolla and Sharyll Teneyuca, illustrated by Terry Ybáñez,
That's Not Fair! / ¡No Es Justo!: Emma Tenayuca's Struggle for Justice/La lucha de Emma Tenayuca por la justicia
Wings Press, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

January 2010

Karen Gray Ruelle and Deborah Durland DeSaix,
The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust
Holiday House, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Selected by Jeremy Brooks, illustrated by Jude Daly,
Let There be Peace: Prayers from Around the World
Frances Lincoln, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

December 2009

Anne Sibley O’Brien and Perry Edmond O’Brien,
After Gandhi: One Hundred Years of Nonviolent Resistance
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Maya Ajmera, Magda Nakassis and Cynthia Pon,
Faith
The Global Fund for Children/Charlesbridge Publishing, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Carmen Agra Deedy in collaboration with Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah, illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez,
14 Cows for America
Peach Tree, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Larry Loyie with Constance Brissenden,
Goodbye Buffalo Bay
Theytus Books, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Icy Smith, illustrated by Sopaul Nhem,
Half Spoon of Rice: A Survival Story of the Cambodian Genocide
East West Discovery Press, 2010.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Keirin Meeham,
Hannah’s Winter
Kane/ Miller, 2009 (originally published by Penguin Group, Australia, 2001).
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

John Marsden and Matt Ottley,
Home and Away
Lothian Children’s Books, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Ed Young,
Hook
Roaring Brook Press, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Debbi Michiko Florence, illustrated by Jim Caputo,
Japan: A Kaleidoscope Kids Book
Williamson Books, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Guadalupe Rivera Marín, illustrated by Diego Rivera,
My Papa Diego and Me: Memories of My Father and His Art/ Mi papá Diego y yo: Recuerdos di mi padre y su arte
Children’s Book Press, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Edited by Jeff Yang, Parry Shen, Keith Chow and Jerry Ma,
Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology
The New Press, 2009.
reviewed by Sally Ito

Ching Yeung Russell,
Tofu Quilt
Lee & Low Books, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Rachna Gilmore,
The Trouble with Dilly
Harper Collins, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Cynthia Jaynes Omolulu, illustrated by Randy DuBurke,
When It’s Six o'Clock in San Francisco: A Trip Through Time Zones
Clarion Books, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Oliver Chin, illustrated by Justin Roth,
The Year of the Tiger
Immedium, 2010.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

October 2009

Myrna J. de la Paz, illustrated by Youshan Tang,
Abadeha: The Philippine Cinderella
Shen’s Books, 2001.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Bronwyn Bancroft,
An Australian 1 2 3 of Animals
Little Hare, 2007 (Board Book: 2009);
An Australian ABC of Animals

Little Hare, 2004 (Board Book: 2009).
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Ted and Betsy Lewin,
Balarama: A Royal Elephant
Lee and Low, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Barbara-Ann Gamboa Lewis, illustrated by Barbara Pollak,
Barefoot In Fire: A World War II Childhood
Tanahan Books for Young Readers, 2005.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Pat Mora, illustrated by Rafael López,
Book Fiesta! Celebrate Children’s Day/Book Day:Celebremos El día de los niños/El día de los libros
Rayo/HarperCollins, 2009.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Carolyn Marsden and Thay Phap Niem,
The Buddha’s Diamonds
Candlewick Press, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Christy Hale,
The East-West House: Noguchi's Childhood in Japan
Lee & Low, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Lynne Barasch,
First Come the Zebra
Lee & Low, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Perpilili Vivienne Tiongson,
"I Hate My Mother!": Magnetic levitation, a grain of rice & 3 women
Cacho Publishing, 2007.
reviewed by Tarie Sabido

Pat Mora, photographs by George Ancona,
Join Hands! The Way We Celebrate Life
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Rukhsana Khan, with Uma Krishnaswami and Elisa Carbone,
Many Windows: Six Kids, Five Faiths, One Community
Napoleon & Company, 2008.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Francisco Arcellana, illustrated by Hermes Alegre,
The Mats
Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 1999.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Anthony Robinson and Annemarie Young, illustrated by June Allan,
Mohammed’s Journey: A Refugee Diary
Frances Lincoln, 2009.
Gervelie’s Journey: A Refugee Diary
Frances Lincoln, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Nanoy Rafael, illustrated by Sergio Bumatay III,
Naku, Nakuu, Nakuuu!
Adarna House, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Carla Pacis, illustrated by Yasmin S. Ong,
O.C.W.: A Young Man’s Search for his Mother
Cacho Publishing House, Manila, 2001.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Jeann Lee C. Patindol, illustrated by Mark Salvatus,
Papa’s House, Mama’s House
Adarna House, 2004.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Asma Mobin-Uddin, illustrated by Laura Jacobsen,
A Party in Ramadan
Boyds Mills Press, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Dianne Wolfer, illustrated by Brian Harrison-Lever,
Photographs in the Mud
Fremantle Press, 2005.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Jeanette C. Patindol, illustrated by Sergio Bumatay III,
Tight Times
Adarna House, 2007 (in English and Tagalog).
reviewed by Aline Pereira

August 2009

Lulu Delacre,
Alicia Afterimage
Lee & Low, 2008.

reviewed by Aline Pereira

Dorina K. Lazo Gilmore, illustrated by Kristi Valiant,
Cora Cooks Pancit
Shen’s Books, 2009.

reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

David Bouchard and Shelley Willier, paintings by Jim Poitras, singing and drumming by Northern Cree,
The Drum Calls Softly
Red Deer Press, 2008.
reviewed by Sally Ito

Etsuko Watanabe,
My Japan
Kane/Miller, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Collected by Danielle Wright, illustrated by Mique Moriuchi, introduction by Michael Rosen,
My Village
Gecko Press, 2008.

reviewed by Aline Pereira

Joy Kogawa, illustrated by Ruth Ohi,
Naomi’s Tree
Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2008;
Naomi’s Road
Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2005.
reviewed by Sally Ito

Alexander Brown and Brian Geytenbeek, illustrated by Jilaga Murray,
Ngarla Songs
Fremantle Arts Centre Press, in association with Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre, 2003.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

William Miller, illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb
Rent Party Jazz
Lee & Low, 2001.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Matt Ottley,
Requiem for a Beast: a work for image, word and music
Hachette Livre/Lothian Children’s Books, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Paula Yoo, illustrated by Lin Wang,
Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story
Lee & Low, 2009.

reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Paul Yee, illustrated by ShaoLi Wang,
Shu-Li and Diego
Tradewinds Books, 2009;
Shu-Li and Tamara
Tradewinds Books, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Susanne Gervay, lyrics by Tory Gervay,
That’s Why I Wrote This Song
HarperCollins Australia, 2007.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Simon French,
Where in the World
Little Hare, 2002.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Grace Lin,
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Little, Brown and Co., 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

June 2009

Menena Cottin, illustrated by Rosana Faría, translated by Elisa Amado,
The Black Book of Colors
Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Carmen Tafolla,
The Holy Tortilla and a Pot of Beans: A Feast of Short Fiction
Wings Press, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Mohieddin Ellabbad, translated by Sarah Quinn,
The Illustrator’s Notebook
Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press, 2006.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Kashmira Sheth, illustrated by Yoshiko Jaeggi,
Monsoon Afternoon
Peachtree Publishers, 2008.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Nahoko Uehashi, illustrated by Yuko Shimizu, translated by Cathy Hirano,
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit
Scholastic, 2009.
reviewed by Sally Ito

Satomi Ichikawa,
My Father’s Shop
Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 2004.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Rukhsana Khan, illustrated by Nasrin Khosravi,
A New Life
Groundwood Books, 2009.
reviewed by Chad Stephenson

Claire A. Nivola,
Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Malathi Michelle Iyengar, illustrated by Jennifer Wanardi,
Romina’s Rangoli
Shen’s Books, 2007.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Meshack Asare,
Sosu’s Call
Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 2002.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Margarita Engle,
The Surrender Tree
Henry Holt, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Malathi Michelle Iyengar, illustrated by Jamel Akib,
Tan to Tamarind: Poems about the Color Brown
Children’s Book Press, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Toyomi Igus, illustrated by Daryl Wells,
Two Mrs. Gibsons
Children’s Book Press, 1996.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Rukhsana Khan,
Wanting Mor
Groundwood, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

April 2009

Allen Say,
Erika-San
Houghton Mifflin, 2009.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Yang-Huan,
Homes (illustrated by Hsiao-yen Huang)
Heryin, 2005;
Where is Spring? (illustrated by H.Y. Huang & A. Yang)
Heryin, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Hyechong Cheung, photographed by Prodeepta Das,
K is for Korea
Frances Lincoln, 2008.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Gillian McClure,
The Land of the Dragon King and other Korean Stories
Frances Lincoln, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Hyewon Yum,
Last Night
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2008.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Eun-hee Choung,
Minji’s Salon
Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 2007.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Bolormaa Baasansuren, author-illustrator, English adaptation by Helen Mixter,
My Little Round House
Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Jorge Argueta, illustrations by Rafael Yockteng,
Sopa de frijoles: Un poema para cocinar/ Bean Soup: A Cooking Poem
Groundwood Books, 2009.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Frances Carpenter,
Tales of a Korean Grandmother
Tuttle, 1989.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Lee Tae-Jun, illustrated by Kim Dong-Seong, English translation by Eun Hee Chun,
Waiting for Mama
North-South Books, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Suzy Lee,
Wave
Kane/Miller, 2008;
The Zoo
Kane/Miller, 2007 (first published in Korea, in 2004).
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Helen Recorvits, illustrated by Gabi Swiatkowska,
Yoon and the Jade Bracelet
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

February 2009

Zetta Elliott, illustrated by Shadra Strickland,
Bird
Lee & Low Books, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Deborah Ellis and Eric Walters,
Bifocal
Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2007.
reviewed by Sally Ito

Jan West Schrock, illustrated by Aileen Darragh,
Give a Goat
Tilbury House, 2008.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Mark Weston, illustrated by Katie Yamasaki,
Honda: The Boy Who Dreamed of Cars
Lee & Low Books, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

David J. Smith, illustrated by Shelagh Armstrong,
If the World Were a Village: A Book about the World’s People
Kids Can Press, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Benjamin Alire Saenz, illustrated by Esau Andrade Valencia,
A Perfect Season for Dreaming/Un tiempo perfecto para soñar
Cinco Puntos Press, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Mitali Perkins,
Secret Keeper
Delacorte Press, 2009.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Nicola I. Campbell, illustrated by Kim LaFave,
Shin-chi’s Canoe
Groundwood Books, 2008.
reviewed by Sally Ito

Jeanette Winter,
Wangari’s Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa
Harcourt Books, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Roseanne Thong, illustrated by Elisa Kleven,
Wish: Wishing Traditions Around the World
Chronicle Books, 2008.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Oliver Chin, illustrated by Miah Alcorn,
The Year of the Ox
Immedium, 2009.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

December
2008

Forward by John Boyne and David Tenant, illustrated by Peter Sis (cover) et al,
We Are All Born Free: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures
Frances Lincoln in association with Amnesty International, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

November
2008

Pegi Deitz Shea, illustrated by Leane Morin,
The Carpet Boy’s Gift
Tilbury House, 2006.
reviewed by Jeannine Cuevas

Linda Gerdner and Sarah Langford, illustrated by Stuart Loughridge,
Grandfather’s Story Cloth/ Yawg Daim Paj Ntaub Dab Neeg
Shen Books, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Brigitte Benchimol, illustrated by Mark W. Adams,
Jadyn and the Magic Bubble: I Met Gandhi!
East West Discovery Press, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Greg Mortenson and Susan Roth, illustrated by Susan Roth,
Listen to the Wind: The Story of Dr. Greg and Three Cups of Tea

Dial, 2009.
reviewed by Jeannine Cuevas

Demi,
Marco Polo
Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Deborah Ellis,
Off to War: Voices of Soldiers' Children
Groundwood, 2008.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Katie Smith Milway, illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes,
One Hen
Kids Can Press, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Kathy Beckwith, illustrated by Lea Lyon,
Playing War
Tilbury House, 2005.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

James Rumford, author-illustrator,
Silent Music
A Neal Porter, Roaring Brook Press, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Tony Johnston, illustrated by Susan Guevara,
Voice from Afar: Poems of Peace
Holiday House, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Mark Reibstein, illustrated by Ed Young, Japanese haiku translated by Nanae Tamura,
Wabi Sabi
Little, Brown, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Alice Walker, illustrated by Stefano Vitale,
Why War Is Never a Good Idea
HarperCollins, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

September
2008

Francisco X. Alarcón, illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez,
Animal Poems of the Iguazú /Animalario del Iguazú
Children’s Book Press, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Jorge Luján, illustrated by Piet Grobler, translated by John Oliver Simon and Rebecca Parfitt,
Colors ¡Colores!
Groundwood Books, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Anonymous, illustrated by David Diaz,
De Colores: Bright with Colors
Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Cristina García, illustrated by Sebastià Serra,
The Dog Who Loved the Moon
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Anushka Ravishankar, illustrated by Christiane Pieper,
Elephants Never Forget
Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Carmen T. Bernier-Grand,
Frida: Viva la Vida! Long Live Life!
Marshall Cavendish, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Pat Mora, illustrated by Maribel Suárez,
Let’s Eat / ¡A Comer!
Sweet Dreams/ ¡Dulces Sueños
!
Here, Kitty, Kitty!/ ¡Ven, gatita, ven!
("My Family/Mi Familia" series)
HarperCollins/Rayo, 2008.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Guo Yue and Clare Farrow, illustrated by Helen Cann,
Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Beijing
Barefoot Books, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Cynthia Kadohata,
Outside Beauty
Atheneum Books for Young Readers/ Simon and Schuster, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Shaun Tan,
Tales From Outer Suburbia
Allen & Unwin, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

July
2008

Jimmy Liao, English text adapted by Sarah L. Thomson,
The Blue Stone: A Journey Through Life
Little, Brown 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Sally Grindley,
Broken Glass
Bloomsbury, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Ted and Betsy Lewin,
Horse Song: The Naadam of Mongolia
Lee & Low Books, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Gena K. Gorrel, illustrated by Andrej Krystoforski,
In the Land of the Jaguar: South America and its People
Tundra Books, 2007.
reviewed by Jeannine Stronach

Monica Brown, illustrated by Raul Colón,
My Name is Gabito
Rising Moon Books, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Shazia Razzak, photographed by Prodeepta Das,
P is for Pakistan
Frances Lincoln, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Ina Cumpiano, illustrated by Jose L Ramirez,
Quinito, Day and Night/Quinito dia y noche
Children's Book Press, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Frederick Lipp, illustrated by Jason Gaillard,
Running Shoes
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2008.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Lucia Gonzalez, illustrated by Lulu Delacre,
The Storyteller's Candle/La velita de los cuentos
Children's Book Press, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Douglas Keister,
To Grandmother's House: A Visit to Old-Town Beijing
Gibbs Smith Publisher, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Andrea Cheng,
Where the Steps Were
Wordsong, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

May
2008

Jorge Argueta, illustrated by Luis Garay, translated by Elisa Amado,
Alfredito Flies Home
Groundwood Books, 2007.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Debbi Michiko Florence, illustrated by Jim Caputo,
China: A Kaleidoscope Kids Book
Williamson Books, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

An Na,
The Fold
Putnam Juvenile, 2008.
reviewed by Kristen Daniel

Linda Sue Park,
Keeping Score
Clarion Books, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Jacqueline Jules, illustrated by Amy Huntington,
No English
Mitten Press, 2008.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Ying Chang Compestine,
Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party
Henry Holt, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Moying Li,
Snow Falling in Spring: Coming of Age in China during the Cultural Revolution
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Michelle Lord, illustrated by Shino Arihara,
A Song for Cambodia
Lee & Low Books, 2008.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Ai-Ling Louie, illustrated by Cathy Peng,
Vera Wang:  Queen of Fashion
('Amazing Asian American' Series)
Dragoneagle Press, 2007.
reviewed by Kristen Daniel

Gloria Whelan, illustrated by Yan Nascimbene,
Yuki and the One Thousand Carriers
Sleeping Bear Press, 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

March
2008

Lensey Namioka,
April and the Dragon Lady
Harcourt Paperbacks, 2007.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Mitali Perkins,
First Daughter: White House Rules
Dutton Juvenile, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Chen Jiang Hong, translated by Claudia Zoe Bedrick,
Little Eagle
Enchanted Lion Books, 2007.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Chen Jiang Hong, translated by Claudia Zoe Bedrick,
The Magic Horse of Han Gan
Enchanted Lion Books, 2007 (first American edition).
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Icy Smith, illustrated by Gayle Garner Roski,
Mei Ling in China City
East West Discovery Press, 2008.
reviewed by Kristen O. Daniel

Robin L. Fancy, Vala J. Welch, illustrated by Ronny Lynn,
My Filipino Word Book
Bess Press, 2007.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Elizabeth Stanley, illustrated by the author,
Tyger! Tyger!
Enchanted Lion Books, 2007 (first American edition).
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Holly Thompson, illustrated by Kazumi Wilds,
The Wakame Gatherers
Shen's Books, 2007.
reviewed by Kristen O. Daniel

Margaret Wild, illustrated by Anne Spudvilas,
Woolvs in the Sitee
Viking Penguin, 2006.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Grace Lin,
The Year of the Rat
Little, Brown Young Readers, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Haiku by Pat Mora, illustrated by Rafael López,
Yum! Mmm! Que Rico! America's Sproutings
Lee & Low, 2007.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

January
2008

Cynthia Weill, photographs by K.B. Basseches, wood sculptures from Oaxaca by Moises and Armando Jimenez,
ABeCedarios: Mexican Folk Art ABCs in English and Spanish
Cinco Puntos, 2007.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Sherman Alexie, illustrated by Ellen Forney,
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Little, Brown & Co., 2007.
reviewed by Jeannine Stronach

Edith Hope Fine and Judith Pinkerton Josephson, illustrated by Hernan Sosa,
Armando and the Blue Tarp School
Lee & Low Books, 2007.
reviewed by Kristen O. Daniel

Sally Rippin,
Chenxi and the Foreigner
Text Publishing (Australia), 2008.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Karen Lynn Williams and Khadra Mohammed, illustrated by Doug Chayka,
Four Feet, Two Sandals
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Justina Chen Headley,
Girl Overboard
Little Brown, 2008.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Li Cunxin, illustrated by Anne Spudvilas,
The Peasant Prince
Viking/Penguin (Australia), 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Ying Chang Compestine, illustrated by Stephane Jorisch,
The Real Story of Stone Soup
Little Brown, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Carla Golembe,
A Story of Surfing
Bess Press, 2006;
The Story of Hula
Bess Press, 2004.
reviewed by Kristen O. Daniel

Ellie Crowe, illustrated by Richard Waldrep,
Surfer of the Century: The Story of Duke Kahanamoku
Lee & Low Books, 2007.
reviewed by Jeannine Stronach

Sunny Seki,
The Tale of the Lucky Cat
East West Discovery Press, 2007.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Linda Sue Park, illustrated by Istvan Banyai,
Tap Dancing on the Roof: Sijo (Poems)
Clarion Books, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Andrea Cheng, illustrations by Ken Condon,
Tire Mountain
Front Street, 2007.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Oliver Chin, illustrated by Miah Alcorn,
The Year of the Rat: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac
Immedium Inc., 2007.
reviewed by Mary Beth Cecchini

November
2007

Sydelle Pearl, illustrated by Danlyn Iantorno,
Books for Children of the World: The Story of Jella Lepman
Pelican Publishing, 2007.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Sienna Craig, illustrated by Tenzin Norbu,
Clear Sky, Red Earth A Himalayan Story
Mera Publications, 2004.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Kimberly Lane, illustrations of paintings by various artists,
Come Look With Me: Latin American Art
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Concept and photographs by Amy Shapira, text by Douglas H. Chadwick,
Growing Up Grizzly: The True Story of Baylee and Her Cubs
FalconGuide/The Globe Pequot Press, 2007.
reviewed by Jeannine Stronach

Anonymous, illustrated by Josée Masse,
Motherbridge of Love
Barefoot Books, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Rochelle Strauss, illustrated by Rosemary Woods,
One Well: The Story of Water on Earth
Kids Can Press, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Grace Lin,
The Red Thread: An Adoption Fairy Tale
Albert Whitman, 2007.
reviewed by Kristen O. Daniel

Herb Shoveller,
Ryan and Jimmy: And the Well in Africa That Brought Them Together
Kids Can Press, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Deborah Ellis,
Sacred Leaf: The Cocalero Novels
Groundwood, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Virginia Kroll, illustrated by Xiaojun Li,
Selvakumar Knew Better
Shen's Books, 2007.
reviewed by Mary Beth Cecchini

Gail Piernas-Davenport, illustrated by Marion Eldridge,
Shante Keys and the New Year's Peas
Albert Whitman & Company, 2007.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Paul Sinclair,
Shanti The Grass-Eating Lion
One World, One People, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

September
2007

Ana Baca, illustrated by Anthony Accardo,
Benitos' Sopaipillas / Las Sopaipillas de Benito
Piñata Books 2006;
and
Anilu Bernardo, illustrated by Christina Rodriguez,
A Day With My Aunts / Un Dia con mis Tias
Piñata Books 2006.
reviewed by Mary Beth Cecchini

Kae Nishimura,
Bunny Lune
Clarion Books 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Juan Felipe Herrera,
Cinnamon Girl: Letters Found Inside a Cereal Box
Harper Collins, Joanna Cotler Books /Tempest, 2005.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Campbell Geeslin, illustrated by Ryan Sanchez,
Clara & Senor Frog
Schwartz & Wade Books, 2007.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Malin Alegria,
Estrella's Quinceanera
Simon Pulse, 2006.
reviewed by Kristen O. Daniel

Cesar Alegre,
Extraordinary Hispanic Americans ("Extraordinary People" Series)
Scholastic, 2007.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Gary Soto,
Help Wanted
Harcourt, Inc 2005.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Sandra Pinkney, illustrated by Myles Pinkney,
I Am Latino: The Beauty in Me
Little, Brown, and Company 2007.
reviewed by Mary Beth Cecchini

Yuyi Morales,
Little Night
Roaring Brook Press, 2007.
reviewed by Kristen O. Daniel

Francisco Serrano, illustrated by Pablo Serrano, biography translated and adapted by Trudy Balch, poetry translated by Jo Anne Engelbert,
The Poet King of Tezcoco/ A Great Leader of Ancient Mexico
Groundwood, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Ianna Andreadis, text by Elisa Amado, Sun Stone illustration by Felipe Davalos,
Sun Stone Days / Tonaltin / Dias de Piedra
Groundwood Books, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Elisa Amado, illustrated by Alfonso Ruano,
Tricycle
Groundwood Books, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Rene Saldana, Jr.
The Whole Sky Full of Stars
Wendy Lamb Books, 2007.
reviewed by Jeannine Stronach

Various, Edited by Sarah Cortez,
Windows Into My World: Latino Youth Write Their Lives
Piñata Books, 2007.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

July
2007

Mitali Perkins,
First Daughter: Extreme American Makeover
Dutton Juvenille, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Judith Clarke,
Kalpana's Dream
Front Street, 2004.
reviewed by Kristen Daniel

Anne-Laure Bondoux, translated from French by Y. Maudet,
The Killer's Tears
Delacorte Press, 2006.
reviewed by Ann Grandin

Kashmira Sheth,
Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet
Hyperion, 2006.
reviewed by Mary Beth Cechinni

Ann Jaramillo,
La Línea
Roaring Brook Press, 2006.
reviewed by Ann Grandin

Lensey Namioka,
Mismatch
Delacorte Books for Youg Readers, 2006.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Jamie Bastedo,
On Thin Ice
Red Deer Press, 2006.
reviewed by Jeannine Stronach

Patricia McCormick,
Sold
Hyperion, 2006.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

David Spillman & Lisa Wilyuka,
Us Mob Walawurru
Magabala Books, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

An Na,
Wait For Me
putnam Juvenille, 2006.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Paul Yee,
What Happened This Summer
Tradewind, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

May
2007

Ann Bowler, illustrated by Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard,
Adventures of the Treasure Fleet / China Discovers the World
Tuttle Publishing, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Shaun Tan,
The Arrival
Lothian, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Stephen Buchmann and Diana Cohn, illustrated by Paul Mirocha,
The Bee Tree
Cinco Puntos Press, 2007.
reviewed by Ann Grandin

Janice Levy, illustrated by Loretta Lopez,
Celebrate! It's Cinco de Mayo! / Celebremos! Es El Cinco de Mayo!
Albert Whitman & Company, 2007.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Cynthia Kadohata,
Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Rose Kent,
Kimchi & Calamari
Harper Collins Children's Books, 2007.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Kashmira Sheth, illustrated by Yoshiko Jaeggi,
My Dadima Wears a Sari
Peachtree Publishers, 2007.
reviewed by Kristen Daniel

Amada Irma Perez, illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez,
Nana's Big Surprise / Nana Que Sorpresa!
Children's Book Press, 2007.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Phillis Gershator, illustrated by Holly Meade,
Sky Sweeper
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Mary Cummings, illustrated by Lin Wang,
Three Names of Me
Albert Whitman & Company, 2006.
reviewed by Mary Beth Cecchini

Gabiann Marin, illustrated by Jacqui Grantford,
A True Person
New Frontier, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Janet S. Wong, illustrated by Julie Paschkis,
Twist: Yoga Poems
Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2007.
reviewed by Kristen Daniel

Alice Schertle, illustrated by Kenneth Addison,
We
Lee & Low Books, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

March
2007

Nancy Patz and Susan L. Roth,
Babies Can't Eat Kimchee
Bloomsbury Children's Books,2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Diane Haynes,
Crow Medicine (Jane Ray's Wildlife Rescue Series)
Whitecap Books, 2007.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Lynne Barasch, illustrated by the author,
Hiromi's Hands
Lee and Low Books, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Carolyn Marsden and Virginia Shin-Mui Loh,
The Jade Dragon
Candlewick Press, 2006.
reviewed by Ann A. Grandin

Brigitte Benchimol,
Jadyn and the Magic Bubble / Discovering India
East West Discovery Press, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin,
Jane Addams: Champion of Democracy
Clarion Books 2006.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Richard Lewis,
The Killing Sea: A Story of the Tsunami That Stunned the World
Simon & Schuster, 2007.
reviewed by Charlotte Richardson

Sy Montgomery, with photographs by Nic Bishop and illustrations by Robin Wingrave,
Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea
Houghton Mifflin, 2006.
reviewed by Jeannine Stronach

Mitali Perkins, illustrated by Jamie Hogan,
Rickshaw Girl
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2007.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Anthony Fredericks, illustrated by Tammy Yee,
The Tsunami Quilt: Grandfather's Story (Tales of Young Americans Series)
Sleeping Bear Press, 2007.
reviewed by Kristen O. Daniel

Lisa Moser, illustrated by Stacy Schutt,
Watermelon Wishes
Clarion Books 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Sid Fleischman, illustrated by the author,
The White Elephant
Greenwillow Books, 2006.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

January
2007

Retold by David Conger, Kay Lyons, Liana Romolo, Joan Suyenaga, Marian Davies Toth, illustrated by Patrick Yee,
Asian Children's Favorite Stories
Tuttle Publishing, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Ken Mochizuki, illustrated by Dom Lee,
Be Water, My Friend / The Early Years of Bruce Lee
Lee & Low, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Uma Krishnaswami, illustrated by Jamel Akib,
Bringing Asha Home
Lee & Low Books Inc, 2006.
reviewed by Anna Kelly

Kay Haugaard, illustrated by Carolyn Reed Barritt,
The Day the Dragon Danced
Shen's Books, 2006.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Dawn Casey, illustrated by Anne Wilson,
The Great Race / The Story of the Chinese Zodiac
Barefoot Books, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Zai Whitaker, illustrated by Srividya Natarajan,
Kali and The Rat Snake
Kane/Miller 2006.
reviewed by Anna Kelly

Anjali Banerjee,
Looking for Bapu
Wendy Lamb Books, 2006.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Sandhya Rhao, illustrated by Nina Sabnani,
My Mother's Sari
North South, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Hyun-Joo Bae,
New Year's Clothes for New Year's Day
Kane/Miller, 2007.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Elizabeth Quan,
Once Upon a Full Moon
Tundra Books, 2007.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Edna Cabcabin Moran,
The Sleeping Giant
: A Tale from Kauai
Beach house Publishing, 2006.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

November
2006

Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy
Amelia to Zora: Twenty-six Women Who Changed the World
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2005.
Akira to Zoltán: Twenty-six Men Who Changed the World
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Gene Luen Yang,
American Born Chinese
First Second Books, 2006.
reviewed by Jeannine Stronach

Veronika Martenova Charles, illustrated by Annouchka Gravel Galouchko and Stéphan Daigle,
The Birdman
Tundra Books, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Jorge Argueta, illustrated by María Jesús Álvarez, translated by Joe Hayes & Sharon Franco,
The Fiesta of the Tortillas / La Fiesta de las Tortillas
Alfaguara, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Li Keng Wong,
Good Fortune / MyJourney to Gold Mountain
Peachtree, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Betty Reynolds,
Japanese Celebrations: Cherry Blossoms, Lanterns and Stars!
Tuttle Publishing, 2006.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Catherine Louis,
Liu and the Bird: A Journey in Chinese Calligraphy

North-South Books, 2006.
reviewed by Anna Kelly

Sandra Comino, Illustrated by Max,
Morning Glory
Groundwood Books, 2006.
reviewed by Abigail Sawyer

Christopher W. Cheng,
New Gold Mountain / The Diary of Shu Cheong / Lambing Flat, NSW, 1860-1861
Scholastic Australia, 2005.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Demi, calligraphy by Jeanyee Wong,
Su Dongpo/ Chinese Genius
Lee & Low, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Robert Burleigh, illustrated by Ed Young,
Tiger of the Snows / Tenzing Norgay: The boy whose dream was Everest
Atheneum Books, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Helen Recorvits, illustrated by Gabi Swiatkowska,
Yoon and the Christmas Mitten
FSG, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

September
2006

Marcie Aboff, illustrated by Zachary Trover,
Guatemala ABCs / A Book About the People and Places of Guatemala
Picture Window Books, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

René Colato Laínez, illustrated by Fabiola Graullera Ramírez,
I am René, the Boy / Soy René, el Niño
Piñata Books, Arte Público Press, 2005.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Deborah Ellis,
I am a Taxi
Groundwood Books, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Laurie Krebs, illustrated by Christopher Corr,
Off We Go To Mexico: An Adventure in the Sun
Barefoot Books, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada, illustrated by Felipe Dávalos, Viví Escrivá, Susan Guevara and Leyla Torres,
Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection
Atheneum, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Jorge Luján, illustrated by Mandana Sadat, translated by Elisa Amado,
Tarde de invierno / Winter Afternoon
Groundwood Books / Libros Tigrillo, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Victor Villaseñor, illustrated by José Ram?rez, Spanish translation by Edna Ochoa,
The Frog and His Friends Save Humanity / La rana y sus amigos salvan a la humanidad
Pinata Books, 2005.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Linda Lowery,
Truth and Salsa
Peachtree, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

July
2006

Linda Sue Park,
Archer's Quest
Clarion, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Libby Hakaraia,
Celebrating Matariki
Reed Children's Books, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Jamila Gavin, illus. by Peter Bailey,
Grandpa Chatterji
Grandpa's Indian Summer
Grandpa Chatterji's Third Eye

Egmont, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Rigoberta Menchú with Dante Liano, illus. by Domi,
The Honey Jar
Groundwood, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Jan Ormerod,
Lizzie Nonsense: A Story of Pioneer Days
Clarion, 2006, first American edition.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Jane Christophersen, illus. by Christine Christophersen,
My Home in Kakadu
Magabala Books, 2005.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Amy Lee-Tai, illustrated. by Felicia Hoshino,
A Place Where Sunflowers Grow
Children's Book Press, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Jorge Argueta, illus. by Lucía Angela Pérez,
Talking to Mother Earth / Hablando con Madre Tierra
Groundwood Books, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

 June
2006

Linda Sue Park, illustrated by Ho Baek Lee,
Bee-Bim Bop!
Clarion, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Ed Young,
Beyond the Great Mountains / A Visual Poem about China
Little, Brown & Co., 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Warren Brim, Anna Eglitis,
Creatures of the Rainforest / Two artists explore Djabugay country.
Magabala Books, 2005.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Allen Say,
Kamishibai Man.
Houghton Mifflin, 2005
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Anthony Robles, illustrated by Carl Angel, translated by Eoisa D. de Jesús,
Lakas and The Makibaka Hotel / Si Lakas at ang Makibaka Hotel
Children's Book Press, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Milly Lee, illustrated Yangsook Choi,
Landed.
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Kim Xiong,
The Little Stone Lion
Heryin  Books, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Chosen by Debjani Chatterjee,
Masala/ Poems from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
Macmillan Children's Books, 2005.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

Póli Delano, illustrated by Manuel Monroy,
When I Was A Boy Neruda Called me Policarpo: A Memoir
Groundwood Books, 2006.
reviewed by Aline Pereira

Grace Lin,
The Year of the Dog
Little, Brown & Co., 2006.
reviewed by Marjorie Coughlan

 

 

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