Entries Tagged as 'Community'

Magic Trash

August 26th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Pairing rhythmic, sometimes-rhyming prose with expressive illustration, the forthcoming book Magic Trash: A Story of Tyree Guyton and His Art tells the uplifting story of the Detroit native who saved his neighborhood by creating art out of trash. Beginning by recounting that Guyton made toys for himself and his siblings out of trash […]

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No Place for a Pig

April 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL This is the cutest story about a woman named Ms. Taffy who calls in to a radio station with the correct answer and wins the pig prize. She mistakenly thinks she won a pig trinket to fit on her shelf with the rest of her collection and is shocked when she […]

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Calvin Can’t Fly: The Story of a Bookworm Birdie

April 4th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Calvin is a young starling who is different from his three brothers, four sisters and sixty-seven thousand four hundred and thirty-two cousins (as this humorous book points out, starlings have big families).  When it comes time for the young starlings to discover the world around them, Calvin’s family members stick strictly […]

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Puppy School

January 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Ivy League vs. Community College. White Collar vs. Blue. India’s Caste System. No matter where we look, in virtually every culture, there’s a discrimination of some sort, either based on skin color, heritage or economic status. While we tout that we’re all equal (under the eyes of God or within […]

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