Book Reviews

The Great Poochini Book Poster Image
age 5+
Pun-filled, engaging adventure.
By Gary Clement
(1999)
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Love Among the Walnuts Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wacky characters will win over readers.
By Jean Ferris
(1998)
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Lady Muck Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Unusual settings and challenging language.
By William Mayne
(1997)
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Sybil's Night Ride Book Poster Image
age 6+
Engaging, if sometimes stiff, tale of a heroine.
By Karen B. Winnick
(2000)
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Are You My Mother? Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hilarious illustrations amplify tale of confused baby bird.
By P. D. Eastman
(1960)
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The Best Book of Sharks Book Poster Image
age 6+
Vivid artwork and facts about sharks.
By Claire Llewellyn
(1999)
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The Amazing Frecktacle Book Poster Image
age 9+
Silly story doesn't tax children's intellect.
By Ross Venokur
(1998)
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Colors Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A series of rhythmic word-jazz poems.
By Ken Nordine
(2000)
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The Cat in the Hat Book Poster Image
age 4+
A kids' classic that put Dr. Seuss on the map.
By Dr. Seuss
(1957)
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The Talking Eggs: A Folktale From the American South Book Poster Image
age 4+
A lesson in humanity laced with humor and magic.
By Robert D. San Souci
(1989)
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The Cat in the Hat Comes Back Book Poster Image
age 4+
As terrific as the prequel.
By Dr. Seuss
(1958)
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Voyage of the Frog Book Poster Image
age 11+
Harrowing adventure good for reluctant readers.
By Gary Paulsen
(1989)
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The Book That Jack Wrote Book Poster Image
age 6+
An artistically splendid, but dark, circular tale.
By Jon Scieszka
(1994)
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The White Mountains Book Poster Image
age 12+
Appealing plot, powerful writing offset slow pace.
By John Christopher
(1967)
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Stranger With My Face Book Poster Image
age 13+
OK read. Teens may love the supernatural elements.
By Lois Duncan
(1981)
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Hissss! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Illustrations capture splendor of a summer day.
By Mick Inkpen
(1999)
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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Book Poster Image
age 4+
Madcap Caldecott Honor version of classic poem.
By Simms Taback
(1997)
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Mick Harte Was Here Book Poster Image
age 11+
Difficult life-death questions are meant for discussion.
By Barbara Park
(1995)
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Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Poster Image
age 10+
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
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Bunny Cakes Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Baby Max struggles to write -- kids will relate.
By Rosemary Wells
(1997)
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