Search Results: "Katelyn Sinclair"


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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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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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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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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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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 >

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WORLD'S END by Upton Sinclair
Released: June 17, 1940

"On the whole, the book is essentially readable, though in retrospect somewhat artificial."
A book which should appeal to the market of the Caldwell, The Eagles Gather — but which is a bit more penetrating and perceptive than that novel. Read full book review >

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THE DISCOVERY OF THE GRAIL by Andrew Sinclair
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"Alas, this inchoate volume can't really decide what it wants to be: a mythical quest for the Grail or cultural history. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A muddled, erratic glimpse of the Holy Grail from veteran Grail chaser Sinclair (Jerusalem: The Endless Crusade, 1995). Read full book review >

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SIGNAL TO NOISE by Carla Sinclair
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"It's the desperate criminals and the heated flirting that induce boredom."
A mildly atmospheric snapshot of San Francisco's techno- publishing scene goes downhill fast when it devolves into a breathless kidnapping/romance. Read full book review >

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ONE CLEAR CALL by Upton Sinclair
Released: Aug. 27, 1948

"But again Lanny has a finger in many pies- an advisor on military and political moves, and again the fact-cum-fiction blend is palatably dished out."
Unquestionably this will sell and rent- as have all of the Lanny Budd novels, of which this is the ninth. Read full book review >

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PRESIDENTIAL AGENT by Upton Sinclair
Released: June 2, 1944

"It will sell — and rent."
Sorry — but even the voice of the Pulitzer jury cannot make me one of Lanny Budd's fans. Read full book review >