Search Results: "Janet Schulman"


BOOK REVIEW

10 TRICK-OR-TREATERS by Janet Schulman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 9, 2005

Schulman gives the traditional count-down book a Halloween twist in this adaptation of the classic rhyme involving monkeys bouncing on a bed. Read full book review >

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A BUNNY FOR ALL SEASONS by Janet Schulman
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 14, 2003

"In an increasingly complicated world, the simple joy projected here goes down easy. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Brilliant watercolors bounce off the page in this charming romp through the seasons. Read full book review >

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COUNTDOWN TO SPRING by Janet Schulman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"A small gem. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Spare, bright brushstrokes capture the very essence of spring newly sprouting in a simple countdown from 10 ladybugs to "1 Easter Basket filled with treats for all the animals." Read full book review >

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PALE MALE by Janet Schulman
ANIMALS
Released: March 11, 2008

"It is undeniably duplicative, however, and stands out much more for its illustrations than for the story. (author's note, bibliography) (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-12)"
A lengthy text tells the story, again, of the red-tailed hawk that thrilled the birdwatchers of Central Park and ruffled the feathers of the residents of 927 Fifth Avenue. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCRAWL by Mark Schulman
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"A memorable debut. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Tod Munn is in trouble for breaking into school and vandalizing school property. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 1991

"A useful supplementary reference for students of child development, but burdensome for parents."
The subtitle of this book, implying a magic formula that lets children's minds blossom, speaks to the dreams of every caring middle-class parent. Read full book review >

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THREE WEEKS IN DECEMBER by Audrey Schulman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2012

"Advocacy fiction—a little preachy and obvious but also genuinely passionate about both the cause of African wildlife and the sensory experience of Africa, which Schulman brings to tactile life."
Two Americans have life-altering experiences in Africa a century apart in this environmentalist adventure novel from Schulman (A House Named Brazil, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >

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EMPATHY by Sarah Schulman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1992

"But such a smart, uncompromising protagonist as Anna deserves a little dramatic momentum and a stronger plot."
The hyper-observant, gritty-honest voice that characterizes all of Schulman's lesbian protagonists (People in Trouble, 1989; After Delores, 1988) is now cooler, steadier, and more refined- -here, ``Anna O.'' meets ``Doc,'' post-Freudian analyst to the denizens of the doomed Lower East Side, and she finds love and a measure of peace in the process. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE COSMOPOLITANS by Sarah Schulman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2016

"Jarring and beautiful, this is a modern classic."
Style and setting allow some beauty to intrude on this story of love, loss, and how low one might stoop to right a wrong. Read full book review >