Search Results: "Michelle Sinclair Colman"


BOOK REVIEW

FOODIE BABIES WEAR BIBS by Michelle Sinclair Colman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"More for smug foodie parents than real babies—but we already knew that. (2-3)"
The latest in the Urban Babies Wear Black series demonstrates a wry sense of humor, crisp, sophisticated graphics and a thematic approach that leaves its presumed audience of babies in the cold. Read full book review >

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NOT THAT TUTU! by Michelle Sinclair Colman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Attracted by the little tulle tutu on the cover, little ones seeking a ballet-themed tale may be disappointed, but this outing will resonate with any youngster who has worn a favorite outfit to shreds. (Board book. 2-4)"
Taylor, with a recognizably preschool fashion sense, wears her tutu everywhere. Read full book review >

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JET-SET BABIES WEAR WINGS by Michelle Sinclair Colman
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2009

"Smug and irritating. (adult)"
Like its predecessors in the Urban Babies Wear Black series, this outing, although ostensibly aimed at one-to-three-year-olds, offers very little for its target audience but lots for grown-ups. Read full book review >

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COLMAN by Monica Furlong
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2004

"Furlong merits a memento mori, but this one is more of a rough draft. (Fiction. 11-13)"
Prefaced by an appreciation from Karen Cushman, this posthumously published sequel to Wise Child (1987) plunges its small band of fugitives into new adventures, but suffers from slow pacing and a general lack of internal cohesion. 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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MICHELLE OBAMA by Peter Slevin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 7, 2015

"Slevin delivers a somewhat fawning portrait, but when necessary, he is willing to criticize and reveal his subject's missteps."
A Chicago-based journalist probes the fortunate yet humble upbringing of the first lady and, in a tedious refrain, her effective blackness. 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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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 >