Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Shades of Love

Cora Cooks Pancit
Dorina K. Lazo Gilmore, illustrated by Kristi Valiant
Shen's Books

"Young Cora is tired of just licking the spoons and not being able to really help in the kitchen. One day when her four older siblings are all out of the house, Cora sees her chance to make something special with her mother, just them two." See full review at Book Dragon.

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tanita✿davis said...

OH MY GOSH. Could it be?? A Filipino book!? If anyone knows of any Filipino books for YA, let me know -- this is good start, though, since I've never seen any MG or early reader books with Filipino protagonists or authors, either. This is great.

Doret said...

That book looks great. Thanks so much Susan for pointing out Shen Books.

Color Online said...

Hey Tanita and Doret, oh, I was equally excited when I saw this. The joy of joining Twitter.

Tanita, did you see my note about sending your books? I swear, when I scrape a few pennies, I will buy a book of yours. In the meantime, I'm going to ask my library. They haven't said no yet. I'm going to ask for your latest.

If I either of you get this, please review it and let us publish it here. Thanks.