K Rachael Stein

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Review of The Depth of the Lake and the Height of the Sky

The Depth of the Lake and the Height of the Sky by Jihyun Kim; illus. by the author Primary    Floris    48 pp.  g 4/22    978-1-78250-742-0    $17.95 This wordless picture book about a city child visiting the country pays tribute to the wonders of the natural world. The cinematic illustrations begin...
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Review of Shine On, Luz Véliz!

Shine On, Luz Véliz! by Rebecca BalcárcelIntermediate    Chronicle    276 pp.    g5/22    978-1-7972-0967-8    $17.99Eleven-year-old Luz Véliz was a rising soccer star until a broken leg sidelined her. Now she’s not sure who she is, or how to relate to her Guatemalan American father, who had proudly coached her team. A chance...
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Review of Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Patsy Takemoto Mink and the Fight for Title IX

Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Patsy Takemoto Mink and the Fight for Title IX by Jen Bryant; illus. by Toshiki NakamuraPrimary    Quill Tree/HarperCollins    48 pp.    g1/22    978-0-06-295722-1    $17.99In this accessible and engaging picture-book biography, Bryant (Feed Your Mind, rev. 1/20; Above the Rim, rev. 11/20) focuses on the...

Review of Unbound: The Life + Art of Judith Scott

Unbound: The Life + Art of Judith Scott by Joyce Scott with Brie Spangler and Melissa Sweet; illus. by Melissa Sweet Primary, Intermediate    Knopf    48 pp.    g 6/21    978-0-525-64811-6    $17.99 Library ed.  978-0-525-64812-3    $20.99 e-book ed.  978-0-525-64813-0    $10.99 This poignant picture-book biography opens on an illustration of Joyce Scott and...

Review of A Boy Named Isamu: A Story of Isamu Noguchi

A Boy Named Isamu: A Story of Isamu Noguchi by James Yang; illus. by the author Primary    Viking    40 pp.    g 6/21    978-0-593-20344-6    $17.99 “If you are a boy named Isamu,” begins this invented vignette of the childhood of artist Isamu Noguchi, “at the market with your mother, it can...

Books in the Home: The Penderwicks on Hayward Street

Middle grade fiction saved Jeanne Birdsall's life. Here's how Birdsall's Penderwicks books helped save two of her fans.The first time we listened to The Penderwicks on Gardam Street, we were fleeing Hurricane Irene. Traffic was backed up on the road out of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and I was running out...
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