Book Reviews

Bean's Night Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Cat lovers will enjoy Bean's mischievous antics.
By Sarah Hines-Stephens
(1998)
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The Incredible Journey Book Poster Image
age 9+
A clever story and evocative writing.
By Sheila Burnford
(1961)
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Luv, Amelia Luv, Nadia Book Poster Image
age 8+
A unique format that appeals to kids.
By Marissa Moss
(1999)
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Just So Stories Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Lively language, funny stories, fanciful animals.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1902)
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The All New Amelia Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amelia learns a lesson from identity crisis.
By Marissa Moss
(1999)
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I Have a Dream Book Poster Image
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age 11+
A treasured speech seen in a vibrant new light.
By Martin Luther King
(1997)
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Big Bob and the Thanksgiving Potatoes Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny story regardless of the season.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2000)
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Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales Book Poster Image
age 9+
A spirited retelling of tales old and new.
By Virginia Hamilton
(1995)
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One Morning in Maine Book Poster Image
age 4+
A warm story about a lost tooth.
By Robert McCloskey
(1976)
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The Hero and the Crown Book Poster Image
age 11+
Teens love this mature, Newbery-winning fantasy.
By Robin McKinley
(1984)
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8 Plus 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sensitive portraits of kids growing up.
By Robert Cormier
(1991)
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Amelia's Family Ties Book Poster Image
age 9+
Realistic treatment of subject of divorce.
By Marissa Moss
(2000)
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Get That Pest! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Young readers will love this humorous story.
By Erin Douglas
(2000)
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Ira Sleeps Over Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Humorous narrative brings Ira's world to life.
By Bernard Waber
(1975)
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Happy Birthday to You! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Celebratory tale soars with wordplay and crazy invention.
By Dr. Seuss
(1958)
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Chameleons Are Cool Book Poster Image
age 4+
Simple yet beguiling look at chameleons.
By Martin Jenkins
(2000)
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Harriet and the Promised Land Book Poster Image
age 6+
Story and art convey the escape to freedom.
By Jacob Lawrence
(1993)
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If You Only Knew Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Sensitive, frank portrayal of average 7th grader.
By Rachel Vail
(1998)
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Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun Book Poster Image
age 10+
A vivid picture of Perry's historic mission.
By Rhoda Blumberg
(1985)
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Amelia's Easy-as-Pie Drawing Guide Book Poster Image
age 9+
Amelia gives tips on how to draw doodles.
By Marissa Moss
(2000)
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