All the Greys on Greene Street

All the Greys on Greene Street

SoHo, 1981. Twelve-year-old Olympia is an artist—and in her neighborhood, that's normal. Her dad and his business partner Apollo bring antique paintings back to life, while her mother makes intricate sculptures in a corner of their loft, leaving Ol...

Title:All the Greys on Greene Street
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780451479532
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    All the Greys on Greene Street Reviews

  • Lily (Night Owl Book Cafe)

    3.5 solid stars!12-year-old Olympia is an artist living in SoHo in 1981, which isn’t all that uncommon in her neighborhood. Her father and his friend Apollo bring antique paintings back to life, whi...

  • Lata

    This book was wonderful. The author dealt beautifully with depression, specifically with the depressed mother (a mixed media sculptor) of main character Olympia (Ollie). Ollie feels she can't tell any...

  • Pamela

    Mental illness, broken families, parental infidelity . . . not the most pleasant topics to read or write about in children's fiction, but sadly most necessary as many children/tweens/teens face such t...

  • Heidi

    There are more books being written for a middle grade audience revolving around mental illness. This is one. This one interestingly takes place in 1981 in SoHo, New York City. I found the setting espe...

  • Vikki VanSickle

    A sensitive portrait of a young girl struggling with her place in the world after her father runs off to France for mysterious reasons and her mother retreats to her bedroom and will not come out. Oll...

  • Leonard Kim

    In style and pace, not a kid’s book but a grownup book with a kid protagonist. Just a few days ago, I finished another book with a mom who wouldn’t get out of bed (The True History of Lyndie B. Ha...

  • Kristen Unger

    A cat loving artist protagonist and a compelling plot. The voice rings clear and true. In Olympia, a young artist’s eye, heart, and soul are well captured. ...

  • Hannah

    While Ollie sticks to graphite grey in her drawings, Tucker's debut vibrates with vivid color in its strong sense of place and well-sketched characters. It has that timeless quintessence that evokes s...

  • Malissa

    "You cannot rescue somebody, little bird. You can help them. But they must rescue themselves." This was way better than I was anticipating. I listened to the audio initially, but also picked up the ha...

  • Tory

    You know what? Biting the bullet. Five stars. This is a book written by an AUTHOR. Laura Tucker is someone who knows how to WRITE: to create characters, scenarios, settings, dialogue that all are from...