Search Results: "Sujean Rim"


BOOK REVIEW

BIRDIE PLAYS DRESS-UP by Sujean Rim
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2012

"Without a consistent child's voice, this runway romp fizzles. (Board book. 2-3)"
A young fashionista's play proves less inspired than her posh designs. Read full book review >

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BIRDIE’S BIG-GIRL SHOES by Sujean Rim
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Kick back and relax for some fashionable fun. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The sophistication (and agony) of high heels receives a tongue-in-cheek treatment when young Birdie realizes feminine fashion comes with a painful price. Read full book review >

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BIRDIE'S FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL by Sujean Rim
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"Birdie is a delightful guide for those new to school, and parents may want to take a page from her mom's book and have a locket handy. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Birdie is back, and this time she is nervous about her first day of school. Read full book review >

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BIRDIE'S BIG-GIRL HAIR by Sujean Rim
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Although Rim's approach may disappoint feminist parents who dislike Birdie's devotion to the cult of female beauty, most little girls (and maybe some boys) will thoroughly enjoy this beautifully designed and whimsical tale. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Another book in Rim's series about the elfin fashionista, who, having tackled shoes and clothes in earlier books, now tackles the issue of problem hair with her unique approach to little-girl fashion dilemmas. Read full book review >

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CHEE-KEE by Sujean Rim
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A cute take on the immigrant experience that will appeal to young readers who themselves feel different. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Like many immigrants, Chee-Kee Loo the panda feels out of place when he first moves to Bearland with his family. Read full book review >

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BIRDIE'S HAPPIEST HALLOWEEN by Sujean Rim
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 26, 2016

"Yes, readers, you too can be whatever you want, for Halloween and in life. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When Birdie can't decide what she would like to be for Halloween, a trip to the art museum is inspirational. Read full book review >

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BIRDIE'S BIG-GIRL DRESS by Sujean Rim
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2011

"A modest call to individuality. (Picture book. 3-5) "
A young fashionista finds the perfect fit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RIM by Alexander Besher
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"While the ride gets bumpy, it marks the debut of a writer who isn't afraid to try a new road through familiar territory."
Besher serves up cyberpunk with a ginseng twist and the scent of sandalwood incense. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TEASHOP GIRLS by Laura Schaefer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 30, 2008

"Despite a convenient ending, a satisfying story. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Nurtured in her grandmother Louisa's teashop, The Steeping Leaf, Annie and best friends Zoe and Genna have been the "teashop girls" since kindergarten. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DRIVING ON THE RIM by Thomas McGuane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 2010

"Major author, minor work."
In the latest from McGuane (Gallatin Canyon, 2007, etc.), the narrative voice is often very funny, but its skewed perspective comes at the expense of plot momentum and character development. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CALORIS RIM PROJECT by Glenn P. Mac Donald
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 24, 2014

"An original, surprising novel for mainstream sci-fi fans."
A subtle spiritual allegory cloaked in the guise of a sci-fi thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 25, 1999

"Except for an excess of confusing acronyms and abbreviations, a highly readable addition to the growing body of writing on the toxicity of our environment."
An eco-activist's angry wake-up call about the harm being done to the environment by polluters, both military and industrial, and the need for citizens to seize power over the technological bullies in their neighborhood. Read full book review >