Book Reviews

AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Pun-filled, engaging adventure.
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By Gary Clement
(1999)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Wacky characters will win over readers.
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By Jean Ferris
(1998)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Unusual settings and challenging language.
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By William Mayne
(1997)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Engaging, if sometimes stiff, tale of a heroine.
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By Karen B. Winnick
(2000)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Vivid artwork and facts about sharks.
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By Claire Llewellyn
(1999)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Silly story doesn't tax children's intellect.
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By Ross Venokur
(1998)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A series of rhythmic word-jazz poems.
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By Ken Nordine
(2000)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Coming-of-age story with natural science lesson.
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By Janell Cannon
(1993)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
A lesson in humanity laced with humor and magic.
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By Robert D. San Souci
(1989)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
An artistically splendid, but dark, circular tale.
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By Jon Scieszka
(1994)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Harrowing adventure good for reluctant readers.
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By Gary Paulsen
(1989)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Hilarious illustrations complement the tale.
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By P. D. Eastman
(1960)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
A kids' classic that put Dr. Seuss on the map.
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By Dr. Seuss
(1957)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
As terrific as the prequel.
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By Dr. Seuss
(1958)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
A true gift for dog lovers -- children and adults.
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By Tony Johnston
(2000)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Spare narrative is engaging, childlike.
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By Mary Lyn Ray
(2000)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Reassurance that each family is unique, special.
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By Catherine Anholt
(2000)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Potboiler plot, but some good history.
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By Ann Rinaldi
(1996)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Controversial book about rape is powerful and painful.
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By Laurie Halse Anderson
(1999)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
A perfect blend of story, writing, and art.
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By Kevin Henkes
(1993)

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