Tag Archives: Nancy Bo Flood

December 11

YES! WE ARE LATINOS by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy, pictures by David Diaz – Review by Nancy Bo Flood

  Voices!  Power and pride singing in Yes! We Are Latinos (Charlesbridge, 2013) is felt in each of the thirteen distinctive narrative poems.  Each poem is told in the first-person of a Latino child who introduces his or her unique cultural background and situation.  Personalities shine. Individuals become real. Stories touch your heart.  Each poem is […]

November 06

HOW I BECAME A GHOST by Tim Tingle – Review by Nancy Bo Flood

From Chapter 1, “Talking Ghost” “MAYBE YOU HAVE never read a book written by a ghost before.  I am a ghost…I should tell you something else.  I see things before they happen.  You are probably thinking, ‘I wish I could see things before they happen.’             Be careful what you wish for.”   Author Tim […]

October 01

Colors of the Wind – Review by Nancy Bo Flood

COLORS OF THE WIND is a picture-book biography  that tells the true story about George Mendoza, an Olympic champion runner and award-winning artist who is blind. The startling illustrations are paintings created by this blind artist George Mendoza.   J.L. Powers, the author of this book, tells us: “To me, it’s an amazing story of someone […]

IF I EVER GET OUT OF HERE by Eric Gansworth – Reviewed by Nancy Bo Flood

IF I EVER GET OUT OF HERE, written by Eric Gansworth, tackles several tough issues and is written with a raw rugged honesty.  The author is an enrolled member of the Onondaga Nation who grew up on the Tuscarora Indian Reservation in upstate New York and his coming of age novel brings the reader to […]