Book Reviews

Mighty, Mighty Construction Site Book Poster Image
age 2+
Cheerful trucks show teamwork at its best.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2017)
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XO, OX: A Love Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet, clear-eyed look at how honesty helps love grow.
By Adam Rex
(2017)
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In Plain Sight Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Playful, loving relationship shines in sweet grandpa tale.
By Richard Jackson
(2017)
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Freedom in Congo Square Book Poster Image
age 5+
Slaves' lives, jazz roots shown in stunning nonfiction book.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2016)
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Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History Book Poster Image
age 7+
Beautifully illustrated bio of abolition's greatest hero.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2017)
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Leave Me Alone! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Granny treks off to knit in peace in funny modern folktale.
By Vera Brosgol
(2016)
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The Legendary Miss Lena Horne Book Poster Image
age 7+
Solid intro to singer, movie star, civil rights activist.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2017)
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Egg Book Poster Image
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Egg
age 4+
Sweet and simple tale of hatching, flying, and friendship.
By Kevin Henkes
(2017)
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Lost and Found: Adèle & Simon in China Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lots of fun in exquisitely illustrated China travelogue.
By Barbara McClintock
(2016)
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Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat Book Poster Image
age 6+
Exuberant bio celebrates artist who had success when young.
By Javaka Steptoe
(2016)
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Antoinette Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun with pups in Paris as girl pooch saves the day.
By Kelly DiPucchio
(2017)
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Abraham Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Powerful bio of Abraham Lincoln uses his own words.
By Frank Keating
(2017)
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The Lost Gift: A Christmas Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet holiday picture book promotes kindness, teamwork.
By Kallie George
(2016)
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The Biggest Smallest Christmas Present Book Poster Image
age 3+
Teensy girl gets jumbo presents in charming Christmas story.
By Harriet Muncaster
(2016)
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Christmas in the Barn Book Poster Image
age 4+
Evocative new art enlivens poetic telling of Nativity story.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2016)
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Introducing Teddy: A Gentle Story About Gender and Friendship Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle teddy bear tale about gender identity.
By Jessica Walton
(2016)
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Penguin's Christmas Wish Book Poster Image
age 4+
Penguin learns meaning of holiday in warm, snowy romp.
By Salina Yoon
(2016)
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Du Iz Tak? Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Bugs speak gibberish and marvel at nature in joyous book.
By Carson Ellis
(2016)
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If You Give a Mouse a Brownie Book Poster Image
age 4+
Familiar formula still works in adorable mouse romp.
By Laura Numeroff
(2016)
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The Bossier Baby Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Bossy new sibling arrives in howlingly funny sequel.
By Marla Frazee
(2016)
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