Search Results: "Yellow + Blue"


BOOK REVIEW

RED, YELLOW, BLUE, AND YOU by Cynthia Vance
COLORS
Released: June 1, 2008

"The rhyming text carries the reader along easily, always relating the colors ultimately to the all-important 'you.'"
Luscious watercolor collages form the raison d'être for this celebration of the primary colors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE FOR KIDS by Yellow + Blue
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"For all its good intentions, terrifyingly mediocre. (iPad storybook app. 10-12)"
Mary Shelley's classic gets a colorful but clumsy app treatment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLUE SKY, YELLOW KITE by Janet A.  Holmes
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2017

"Conscience wins out, in the end, as does the willingness to forgive that waging peace requires. (Picture book. 6-9)"
A neighbor's soaring, swooping fish kite touches off a sharp conflict between desire and conscience in a young girl. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLUE SUN, YELLOW SKY by Jamie Jo Hoang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 11, 2014

"A touching exploration of identity and reinvention painted with gentle yet precise brush strokes."
In Hoang's assured debut, a young artist makes peace with a crushing diagnosis and takes a stab at reinvention. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KITTEN RED, YELLOW, BLUE by Peter Catalanotto
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"1983, 1992) and its myriad cousins will love the expanded range of color choices here. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Named for colors in a box of crayons, 16 kittens pair off with as many community workers and residents in this ingenious cousin to Matthew A.B.C. (2002) and Daisy 1, 2, 3 (2003). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLUE VS. YELLOW by Tom Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Minor flaws aside, the book presents color blending in an entertaining way. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Two circles of different colors compete to prove each is the best in the latest from the creator of I Used to Be a Fish (2016). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE BLUE AND LITTLE YELLOW by Leo Lionni
Released: July 10, 1959

"A somewhat slight idea, but one which should delight the whimsical minded young reader with its lighthanded fluency."
Two little blobs of color, one yellow and one blue, are extremely close friends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YELLOW BLUE BUS MEANS I LOVE YOU by Morse Hamilton
FICTION
Released: May 1, 1994

"As rich and complex as the author's fine first novel, Effie's House (1990). (Fiction. 12+)"
Russian-born Timur Vorobyov (``Tim Boyd'') is sent by his hard-working parents to New Hampshire's prestigious ``Aviary Prep.'' He's an affectionate son and fine student, but even four years in NYC haven't prepared him for his privileged new classmates' sophistication. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Tapestry: Strands of Yellow and Blue by Cady Elizabeth Arnold
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2012

"A glowing, potent fantasy tale for teens and adults."
This debut medieval romance sees a traumatized teen regain her passion for life, with the help of a man haunted by his own tragic past. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YELLOW, RED, BLUE AND IF I GET ANGRY GREY by Alessandro Sanna
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 2013

"A rewarding alternative for children who find the digital edition of Hervé Tullet's Press Here (2012) too relentlessly inscrutable. (iPad play app. 4-8)"
This inventive pairing of colors with musical riffs offers almost unlimited opportunities for visual and aural experimentation—plus jigsaw puzzles for more structured entertainment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 2002

"A timely and thoughtful, if at times overidealistic, plea for full participation in the great ongoing debate."
An exhaustively detailed brief provocatively argues that Asian-Americans should be included in the national dialogue about race. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YELLOW by Don Lee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"Memorable. May the author now fearlessly face a novel."
Debut collection of seven intelligent short stories and a novella about Asian-Americans, mostly centered in coastal California, by the editor of Ploughshares. Read full book review >