Search Results: "Katelyn Sinclair"


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Spooky Things by Katelyn Sinclair
Released: Aug. 30, 2015

"There are plenty of Halloween titles out there, but for families looking to read a no-scare celebration of the season, Sinclair's comfortable rhymes and kooky pictures are an excellent choice."
Sinclair's (The Three Little Pigs, 2014) charmingly child-friendly rhyming ode hails spooky (but never scary) monsters.Read full book review >

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The Tortoise & the Hare by Katelyn Sinclair
Released: May 2, 2016

"A well-crafted, charming read-aloud version of a famous tale about the importance of perseverance."
A retelling of Aesop's animal fable that features unusual rhythms. Read full book review >

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THE THREE LITTLE PIGS by Katelyn Sinclair
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Amusing, well-crafted rhyme and meter make this a bouncy, fun take on a familiar story."
The famous fairy tale gets a fresh outing in verse in this illustrated children's book for young readers. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: July 4, 2011

"A well-known Grimm's fairy tale is given a playful new interpretation through rhyming couplets and appealing word pictures in this charming read-aloud, read-along book for ages 5 to 9."
In her children's picture book, Sinclair turns a Brothers Grimm classic about a frog and a princess into playful poetry that begs to be read aloud. Read full book review >

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UPTON SINCLAIR by Lauren Coodley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A thoroughly engaging monograph."
Coodley (California: A Multicultural Documentary History, 2008, etc.) claims that Sinclair (1878-1968)—social justice advocate, California gubernatorial candidate and author of the classic The Jungle—deserves to be viewed through a feminist lens. Read full book review >

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RADICAL INNOCENT: UPTON SINCLAIR by Anthony Arthur
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 13, 2006

"An immensely readable biography."
Lively, unsparing look at the turn-of-the-century muckraker, social critic and novelist who changed the way America did business. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 7, 1962

"This protest of life, at 83, telling many generations that Upton Sinclair is still among us, will be read more deeply than it was written."
This is Upton Sinclair's protest to the world signifying that he is still very much alive. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 7, 2007

"A middling morality tale. (Picture book. 4-8.)"
A teddy bear teaches his friends about the importance of diversity. Read full book review >

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IMMACULATE by Katelyn Detweiler
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 26, 2015

"Detweiler's ambitious debut takes an intriguing premise and executes it well. (Fiction. 14-18)"
There's nothing like being a pregnant virgin to ruin your senior year of high school. Read full book review >

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TRANSCENDENT by Katelyn Detweiler
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A fascinating answer to the '…but then what?' that lingers at the end of Immaculate. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Detweiler (Immaculate, 2015) returns to explore the premise of another miracle incarnate (like mother, like daughter). Read full book review >