Book Reviews

Monster & Son Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Monstrously funny -- and sweet -- book perfect for bedtime.
By David LaRochelle
(2016)
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The Monsters' Monster Book Poster Image
age 3+
Frankenstein-like monster teaches his creators gratitude.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2012)
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Vampirina Ballerina Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, comic how-to for aspiring vampire ballerinas.
By Anne Marie Pace
(2012)
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Just Say Boo! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cute advice on how not to get scared on Halloween night.
By Susan Hood
(2012)
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Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Animals lure Farmer Brown to holiday fun in spooky sequel.
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin
(2013)
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Leo: A Ghost Story Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet, not scary story of friendship and imagination.
By Mac Barnett
(2015)
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Are We There Yet? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Car trip turns to time travel in highly imaginative story.
By Dan Santat
(2016)
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Goldfish Ghost Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lonely ghost fish finds a friend in charming seaside tale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2017)
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Valensteins Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Monsters learn about love in funny Valentine's Day tale.
By Ethan Long
(2017)
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Fangsgiving Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Vampire learns the meaning of family in funny holiday tale.
By Ethan Long
(2018)
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We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga Book Poster Image
age 3+
Warm celebration of Cherokee families' year-round gratitude.
By Traci Sorell
(2018)
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All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah Book Poster Image
age 3+
Little sister finds way to contribute in warm holiday story.
By Emily Jenkins
(2018)
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Fry Bread Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lyrical tale shows role of special food in family, culture.
By Kevin Noble Maillard
(2019)
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Jazz Age Josephine Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jazzy bio of Josephine Baker inspiring, bittersweet.
By Jonah Winter
(2012)
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Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Charming tale of mouse helping astronauts on shuttle flight.
By Mark Kelly
(2012)
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Brick by Brick Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Rythmic, thoughtful tale of slaves building the White House.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2012)
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Locomotive Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
By Brian Floca
(2013)
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Halloween Hustle Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Light tale of partying monsters a fun pick for young kids.
By Charlotte Gunnufson
(2013)
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Madeline and the Old House in Paris Book Poster Image
age 4+
Madeline helps a ghost get his wish in charming tale.
By John Bemelmans Marciano
(2013)
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Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade Book Poster Image
age 4+
Stunning design and story inspires passion for art-making.
By Melissa Sweet
(2011)
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