Book Reviews

Zombelina School Days Book Poster Image
age 4+
Silly fun as dancing zombie girl breaks out at school.
By Kristyn Crow
(2017)
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Little Skeletons / Esqueletitos: Countdown to Midnight Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, rhythmic, bilingual Day of the Dead romp.
By Susie Jaramillo
(2018)
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Vampirina in the Snow Book Poster Image
age 4+
Vampire girl gives tips on how to have wintry fun outdoors.
By Anne Marie Pace
(2018)
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Ten Creepy Monsters Book Poster Image
age 4+
Not-too-scary counting book with a friendly twist.
By Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis
(2012)
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Working Mummies Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Punny, spooky look at moms all wrapped up in their jobs.
By Joan Horton
(2012)
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Abe Lincoln's Dream Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl's journey with Lincoln's ghost applauds U.S. progress.
By Lane Smith
(2012)
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Once Upon an Alphabet:  Short Stories for All the Letters Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
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The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party Book Poster Image
age 5+
Guests wait while princess fights monsters in fun sequel.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2015)
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The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess tries to get a break in fun, action-packed volume.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2016)
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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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There’s a Zombie in My Bathtub: Here's Hank, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Resourceful Hank faces fears in fun Halloween story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
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Eerie Elementary Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Spooky tales of kids at a school that's alive and angry.
By Jack Chabert
(2014)
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Outside the Box Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Irreverent collection offers mind-opening poems for kids.
By Karma Wilson
(2014)
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Ollie's Odyssey Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Illustrated stolen-toy tale has heart and scary scenes.
By William Joyce
(2016)
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The Sasquatch Escape: The Imaginary Veterinary, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Quirky fantasy adventure perfect for Magic Tree House grads.
By Suzanne Selfors
(2013)
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Always October Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Scary, fast-paced monster tale lacks character development.
By Bruce Coville
(2012)
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Goblin Secrets Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
By William Alexander
(2012)
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The Ultra Violets Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced girl-power confection made for superhero fans.
By Sophie Bell
(2013)
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The Stonekeeper: Amulet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tragic events kick off action-packed graphic novel fantasy.
By Kazu Kibuishi
(2008)
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Hiding Out at the Pancake Palace Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced coming-of-age tale about finding yourself.
By Nan Marino
(2013)
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