Search Results: "Sandra Cisneros"


BOOK REVIEW

A HOUSE OF MY OWN by Sandra Cisneros
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A charming, tender memoir from an acclaimed Mexican-American author."
The making of a Latina writer. Read full book review >

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CARAMELO by Sandra Cisneros
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2002

"Readers here get both: 'Life was cruel. And hilarious all at once.'"
A sprawling family saga with a zesty Mexican-American accent from Cisneros, author of, most recently, Woman Hollering Creek (1991). Read full book review >

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WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK by Sandra Cisneros
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1991

"A collection that heralds a powerfully original talent—all the more appreciated given the all-too-often carbon-copy feel of much of today's fiction."
A tour-de-force second collection (after The House on Mango Street, 1989—not reviewed) by a Chicana poet who writes of life in Southwest border towns. Read full book review >

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HAVE YOU SEEN MARIE? by Sandra Cisneros
Released: Oct. 8, 2012

"Neither groundbreaking nor especially penetrating, this warmhearted tale offers comfort to anyone coping with the loss of a loved one."
Best-selling Cisneros (Caramelo, 2002, etc.) chronicles a search for a runaway cat that turns into a way to work through grief and discover community. Read full book review >

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HAIRS/PELITOS by Sandra Cisneros
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 3, 1994

"Lightweight but pleasant."
Cisneros (Woman Hollering Creek, 1991, etc.) reprises a lyrical vignette from The House on Mango Street (not reviewed). Read full book review >

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FROG TROUBLE by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"This is children's music grown-ups won't mind hearing over and over, no trouble at all. (Songbook/CD. 3 & up)"
For listeners of all ages, Boynton and Michael Ford's latest CD/songbook combination presents 12 new songs in a country-western mode. Read full book review >

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OUR LITTLE DEER by Sandra Magsamen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A pleasant addition to the Christmas shelf. (Board book. 1-2) "
A little deer is loved. Read full book review >

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DINOSAUR DANCE! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"This will have readers putting on their dancing shoes to do the 'cha cha cha' with their dino-babies. (Board book. 1-3)"
It's not the first time dinosaurs have been featured in a clever Boynton board book. It seems she—and we—can't get enough. Read full book review >

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I LOVE HUGS AND KISSES by Sandra Magsamen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Cuddle up to share these hugs and kisses. (Board book. 1-3)"
This cheerful board book is a sugary paean to love. Read full book review >

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SPOOKY POOKIE by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"A pleasant holiday spent with a perfectly charming character. (Board book. 1-3)"
One of Boynton's signature characters celebrates Halloween. Read full book review >