Book Reviews

Boy Wonders Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Curious kid stars in fun, punny rhyming book.
By Calef Brown
(2011)
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Addie on the Inside Book Poster Image
age 11+
Vivacious seventh grader expresses herself in vivid poems.
By James Howe
(2011)
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The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man Book Poster Image
age 4+
Exciting look at the fun (and fatigue) of being a superhero.
By Michael Chabon
(2011)
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The Man in the Moon: The Guardians of Childhood Book Poster Image
age 4+
Adventures of young Man in the Moon a perfect bedtime read.
By William Joyce
(2011)
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Saint Louis Armstrong Beach Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy risks all to find his dog after Hurricane Katrina.
By Brenda Woods
(2011)
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Shooting Kabul Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Life and 9/11 through lens of 11-year-old Afghan immigrant.
By N. H. Senzai
(2011)
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Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of John J. Harvey Book Poster Image
age 8+
An old New York fireboat offers heroic help on 9/11.
By Maira Kalman
(2005)
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Jonathan and the Big Blue Boat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Exceptional art, sensitive story reunite a boy and his bear.
By Philip C. Stead
(2011)
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The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories Book Poster Image
age 6+
Treasure of lost Seuss tales a great all-ages read-aloud.
By Dr. Seuss
(2011)
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Wonderstruck Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Inventive story of runaways in New York, 50 years apart.
By Brian Selznick
(2011)
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Press Here Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Delightful, interactive fun -- no batteries required!
By Hervé Tullet
(2011)
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Ready Player One Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
By Ernest Cline
(2011)
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Anne of Green Gables Book Poster Image
age 9+
Beloved classic features lovable, imaginative heroine.
By L.M. Montgomery
(1908)
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Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing and Hope Book Poster Image
age 12+
Heartfelt letters to cyberbullied teen inspire compassion.
By Olivia Gardner, Emily Buder, Sarah Buder
(2008)
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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl Book Poster Image
age 11+
Inspiring wartime journal reveals teen's inner life.
By Anne Frank
(1947)
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Little Goblins Ten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Spooky update of classic nursery rhyme fun for Halloween.
By Pamela Jane
(2011)
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Zombie in Love Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Punny zombie love story is all heart, some brain.
By Kelly DiPucchio
(2011)
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The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bold, beautiful book is sure to fire up kids’ creativity.
By Eric Carle
(2011)
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Hampire Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Cute suspense tale with twist; great Halloween read-aloud.
By Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
(2011)
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Every Thing on It Book Poster Image
age 9+
Another classic poetry collection by the master of whimsy.
By Shel Silverstein
(2011)
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