Book Reviews

The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song from Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed Book Poster Image
age 14+
Smart, funny, and informative chronology of rap history.
By Shea Serrano
(2015)
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Sean Rosen Is Not for Sale Book Poster Image
age 10+
Screenwriting Sean gets tangled in a lie in smart sequel.
By Jeff Baron
(2014)
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Legends, Icons & Rebels: Music That Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wonderful intro to 27 musicians and their unique styles.
By Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson, Jared Levine
(2013)
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When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop Book Poster Image
age 6+
Insightful, kid-friendly intro to the history of hip-hop.
By Laban Carrick Hill
(2013)
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123 Versus ABC Book Poster Image
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age 4+
For number or letter fans, this adds up to a fun read.
By Mike Boldt
(2013)
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Linnea in Monet's Garden Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
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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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Art & Max Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Award-winning picture book illustrates the creative process.
By David Wiesner
(2010)
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The Sleepy Little Alphabet: A Bedtime Story from Alphabet Town Book Poster Image
age 3+
Rhyming ABC book is the perfect amount of fun before bed.
By Judy Sierra
(2009)
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Creature ABC Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Part alphabet book, part captivating animal encounter.
By Andrew Zuckerman
(2009)
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A Is for ART Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Abstract art + alphabetic alliteration = amazing ABC book.
By Stephen T. Johnson
(2009)
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Jazz on a Saturday Night Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kids will groove to this toe-tapping treasure.
By Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
(2007)
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The Alphabet from A to Y, with Bonus Letter Z Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wild and crazy alphabet humor best for older kids.
By Steve Martin
(2007)
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A Merry Little Christmas: Celebrate From A to Z Book Poster Image
age 3+
Christmas nostalgia shines in fun ABCs.
By Mary Engelbreit
(2006)
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Alphabet Explosion! Search and Count from Alien to Zebra Book Poster Image
age 6+
Artistic alphabet search is clever but tricky.
By John Nickle
(2006)
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M Is for Music Book Poster Image
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age 4+
For the child who loves music, this is a must.
By Kathleen Krull
(2003)
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Dr. Seuss's ABC Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Delightful interplay between letters and drawings.
By Dr. Seuss
(1963)
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Alligators All Around Book Poster Image
age 2+
Alligators take readers through the ABCs.
By Maurice Sendak
(1969)
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The Best Book of Ballet Book Poster Image
age 6+
A step in the right direction for budding dancers.
By Angela Wilkes
(2000)
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Avalanche Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Snowball journeys through alphabet in fun book.
By Michael J. Rosen
(1998)
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