Book Reviews

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age 4+
 
Heartwarming story of mouse with a kind spirit.
By Leo Lionni
(1987)
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age 2+
 
Presents images of African village life.
By Debi Chocolate
(1996)
age 6+
 
Bite-size chunks of history.
By Ruth Belov Gross
(1982)
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age 4+
 
George adjusts to life on a smaller scale.
By William Joyce
(1985)
age 3+
 
Unfortunately, all the snacks are sweets.
By Mick Inkpen
(1999)
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age 10+
 
Humorous and moving story has an edge.
By Louis Sachar
(2000)
age 4+
 
Dr. Seuss subtly exposes greed and commercialism.
By Dr. Seuss
(1957)
age 4+
 
Undeniably sweet tale avoids being saccharine.
By Carolyn Crimi
(1999)
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age 6+
 
Challenging book makes readers think.
By Maurice Sendak
(1956)
age 2+
 
Sentimental bunny tale tugs on the heartstrings.
By Sam McBratney
(1996)
age 11+
 
Fanciful background on legendary places.
By Albert Lorenz
(1999)
age 4+
 
Bus driver takes riders home after a busy day.
By Maryann Cocca-Leffler
(2000)
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age 13+
 
Makes history exciting for teens.
By Ann Rinaldi
(1996)
age 11+
 
Marred by a pat ending, but an enjoyable romp.
By Meg Cabot
(2003)
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age 2+
 
Peek in the zoo good for preschoolers.
By Tana Hoban
(1985)
age 4+
 
Good for kids too young for emotional suspense.
By Laurent de Brunhoff
(2000)
age 11+
 
This historical tale is captivating and memorable.
By Irene Hunt
(1964)
age 9+
 
Haunting tale set during the Revolutionary War.
By Sally M. Keehn
(2004)
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age 11+
 
Three novellas tell of teens dealing with death.
By Bruce Brooks
(2004)
age 13+
 
Engrossing stories contain mature themes.
By Bruce Brooks
(2004)

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