Book Reviews

age 11+
 
Beautiful classic filled with magic and realism.
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1911)
age 4+
 
Cute, but Madeline appears in only one story.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1999)
age 6+
 
Kids will love the hands-on format.
By Ann Banks
(1980)
age 2+
 
Short, simple, and playful stories.
By Steven MacDonald
(2000)
age 4+
 
Vibrantly illustrated and simply patterned story.
By Simms Taback
(1999)
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age 4+
 
Captures the emotions of an immigrant family.
By Jane Kurtz
(2000)
age 6+
 
Filled with fascinating facts and some surprises.
By Diane Stanley
(1996)
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age 13+
 
Popular adventure-survival book kids love.
By Will Hobbs
(1996)
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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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