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"Six-year-old Nakhle Karam, Niko for short, is anxiously awaiting the birth of a sibling, hoping against hope for a younger brother, but willing to be happy with a sister.
"The Free World takes place in the near past — 1978 — and chronicles the adventures of the Krasnanskys, a family of Russian Jews, at a critical moment in their history. The family, a three-generational collective, has decided to take advantage of a minor loophole in Soviet emigration po
"The son of a trapeze artist and an itinerant carpet merchant, a circus orphan raised by a Bearded Lady, Fly, as the protagonist of Carnival is known, is the ultimate outsider, even before the demise of the circus precipitates emigration."
"If it is true, and I think it is, that literature often serves as a sounding board for the collective psychic preoccupations of a particular time and place, then it is perhaps not surprising, in our post millennial financial implosion world, that the American Dream is receiving some pointed lite
"Lyle Henderson, a rough-looking 25-year-old former resident of the Stumps, in Miramichi, New Brunswick, appears suddenly at the apartment of Terrieux, a retired police officer, who years before, worked in Lyle’s home town.
"In past interviews, Dobozy has indicated that his writing has often been preoccupied with the negative relationship between immigrants and place — the sense of not belonging to either new or old homeland or the difficulties which arise from an inability to adapt sufficiently. While, in Sieg
This deceptively simple picture book depicts the creation of a new friendship using only one or two words per page and illustrated with two expressively drawn characters. An exuberant boy greets a seemingly shy, somewhat downcast boy as they walk down the street. The greeting of Yo!
This warm and loving picture book describes the friendship of mouse and mole. They are described as sharing everything from picnics and toys to comfort, deep secrets and love. One day the two friends are watching the stars and get into a discussion of wishing on a falling star.
In this book a little Tibetan boy finds a wounded deer and successfully brings it back to health by using his empathy and intuition. He subsequntly faces the daunting task of having to let go that which he had come to love most. He manages to do so.