Book Reviews

Can You Do This, Old Badger? Book Poster Image
age 4+
Message may bore children.
By Eve Bunting
(2000)
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The Sun Book Poster Image
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age 6+
A visually stunning introduction to the sun.
By Seymour Simon
(1986)
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Making Friends With Frankenstein: A Book of Monsterous Poems and Pictures Book Poster Image
age 9+
Some kids love gross, crude, and scary poems.
By Colin McNaughton
(1994)
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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book Poster Image
age 2+
Carle brings humor to caterpillar's development.
By Eric Carle
(1970)
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Poems Go Clang! Book Poster Image
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age 2+
This lively collection is an auditory delight.
By Debi Gliori
(1997)
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Spinky Sulks Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Gets inside sulking 8-year-old's head.
By William Steig
(2000)
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The Story of Ferdinand Book Poster Image
age 3+
Warmhearted, well-told classic will charm readers.
By Munro Leaf
(1936)
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Rapunzel Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Retelling of classic brims with passion and grace.
By Paul O. Zelinsky
(1997)
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Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance Book Poster Image
age 9+
Survival saga of attempted Antarctic crossing.
By Jennifer Armstrong
(1998)
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Soup's Oops! Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Two-word sentences and bright illustrations.
By Sarah Hines-Stephens
(2000)
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North American Indians Book Poster Image
age 6+
Book lends itself to child-parent discussions.
By Douglas W. Gorsline, Marie Gorsline
(1978)
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Pearl Plants a Tree Book Poster Image
age 4+
Family traditions: Pass 'em on.
By Jane Breskin Zalben
(1995)
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Our Only May Amelia Book Poster Image
age 9+
A historical novel set in the Pacific Northwest.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(1999)
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Out of the Dust Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A penetrating look at a poor child's life.
By Karen Hesse
(1997)
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Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
A winning choice for preschooler or kindergartner.
By Joseph Slate
(1998)
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Soup Too? Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Believable story of a dog and a baby.
By Sarah Hines-Stephens
(2000)
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Hi, Cat! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Comic, engaging portrayal of persistent feline.
By Ezra Jack Keats
(1970)
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Sector 7 Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Wordless book celebrates triumph of individuality.
By David Wiesner
(1999)
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Elliot's Emergency Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively book involves kids in character's plight.
By Andrea Beck
(1998)
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