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Review: Tofu Quilt

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Tofu Quilt by Ching Yeung Russell. Lee & Low Books. 2009. Review copy from publisher. It’s About: Poems tell the story of Yeung Ying growing up in Hong Kong, from age five to twelve. The Good: The poetry is simple but not simplistic; a tremendous amount is conveyed in a handful of words. Yeung Ying [...]

Review: Yummy

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Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri, illustrated by Randy DuBurke. Lee & Low. 2010. Graphic Novel. Review copy from publisher. It’s About: A fictionalized account of the life and death of eleven year old Robert “Yummy” Sandifer. The Good: Yummy’s story was brought to national attention in a 1994 Time [...]