Book Reviews

Oh, the Places You'll Go! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jaunty, upbeat journey encourages perseverance.
By Dr. Seuss
(1990)
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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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Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Depicts high school with devastating accuracy.
By Avi
(1991)
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Not a Box Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Loveable bunny helps us see things differently.
By Antoinette Portis
(2006)
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Pat the Bunny Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Enduring classic tots love to pat, scratch, and sniff.
By Dorothy Kunhardt
(1969)
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Guess How Much I Love You Book Poster Image
age 2+
Sentimental bunny tale tugs on the heartstrings.
By Sam McBratney
(1996)
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Simeon's Gift Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Magical fairy tale weaves rich tapestry for all.
By Julie Andrews Edwards
(2006)
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Is There Really a Human Race? Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fanciful images send a refreshing message.
By Jamie Lee Curtis
(2006)
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It's Hard to Be Five Book Poster Image
age 4+
Growing up is a challenge ... but fun, too!
By Jamie Lee Curtis
(2004)
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The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain Book Poster Image
age 8+
Award-winner shows child's view of the Cold War.
By Peter Sis
(2007)
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Anatole (50th Anniversary Edition) Book Poster Image
age 4+
Well-aged tale of an epicurean mouse.
By Eve Titus
(2006)
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Adele & Simon Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Instant classic is like a kid tour of 1900s Paris.
By Barbara McClintock
(2006)
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Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel Book Poster Image
age 4+
Teaches important lessons about faith, friendship.
By Virginia Lee Burton
(1939)
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Move Over, Rover! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Award winner is an especially fun read-aloud.
By Karen Beaumont, Cari Best
(2006)
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Because of Winn-Dixie Book Poster Image
age 9+
This poignant novel is one of the best around.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2000)
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Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping story, great intro to China's Cultural Revolution.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2007)
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The Wee Free Men Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Delightful but too violent for young kids.
By Terry Pratchett
(2003)
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Song of Solomon Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Brilliant but mature classic explores racism, gender, power.
By Toni Morrison
(1977)
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Harry Sue Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Offbeat, gritty story with heart. OK for older tweens.
By Sue Stauffacher
(2005)
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Small Beauties: The Journey of Darcy Heart O'Hara Book Poster Image
age 5+
Small treasure explores Irish famine, emigration.
By Elvira Woodruff
(2006)
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