Book Reviews

Pigsty Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Kids delight in the pigs and their messiness.
By Mark Teague
(1994)
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A Chocolate Moose for Dinner Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun read puts silly language in the spotlight.
By Fred Gwynne
(2000)
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A Giraffe and a Half Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet, madcap picture book filled with zany, silly rhymes.
By Shel Silverstein
(1975)
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Pete's a Pizza Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A brilliant piece of children's literature.
By William Steig
(2000)
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The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse Book Poster Image
age 9+
A tale that can make a grown-up giggle too.
By Bruce Hale
(2001)
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I, Crocodile Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Kids love funny crocodile and outrageous citizens.
By Fred Marcellino
(1999)
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Alexander, Who's Not (Do You Hear Me? I Mean It!) Going to Move Book Poster Image
age 4+
Parents and kids appreciate spunky Alexander.
By Judith Viorst
(1995)
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100th Day Worries Book Poster Image
age 6+
Suspenseful story makes math enjoyable.
By Margery Cuyler
(2000)
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Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery Book Poster Image
age 9+
Farcical, highly readable vampire rabbit tale.
By James Howe
(1979)
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The Witch of Blackbird Pond Book Poster Image
age 9+
1600s America springs to life for today's kids.
By Elizabeth George Speare
(1958)
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Do Pigs Have Stripes? Book Poster Image
age 4+
Comical suggestions make this a fun read-aloud.
By Melanie Walsh
(1996)
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Fly, Bessie, Fly Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Inspiring story; kids will root for the heroine.
By Lynn Joseph
(1998)
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Otis Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A humorous tale of individuality and friendship.
By Janie Bynum
(2000)
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Three Cheers for Catherine the Great! Book Poster Image
age 6+
Miniature mystery will keep kids engaged.
By Cari Best
(1999)
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Ramona the Pest Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Ramona tale helps young kids build empathy.
By Beverly Cleary
(1992)
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Little Turtle and the Song of the Sea Book Poster Image
age 4+
Children will cheer turtle on in his journey.
By Sheridan Cain
(2000)
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Who Uses This? Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Ideal for stimulating imaginations.
By Margaret Miller
(1990)
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Fast Sam, Cool Clyde, and Stuff Book Poster Image
age 11+
Funny and sensitive story of friendship.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1975)
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ABC T-Rex Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Hungry T-Rex takes readers through the alphabet.
By Bernard Most
(2000)
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Pickles to Pittsburgh: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Winning illustrations but short on plot.
By Judi Barrett
(2000)
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