Book Reviews

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age 5+
 
Celebrates a girl's relationship with her dad and stepdad.
By Kelly Bennett
(2010)
age 5+
 
Classic picture book revamped for new readers.
By Judy Blume
(2008)
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age 5+
 
Boy struggles to fit into blended family.
By Nikki Grimes
(2007)
age 5+
 
Humorous boy-and-his-dog tales for early readers.
By Lori Ries
(2006)
age 5+
 
Silly sentences keep kids laughing without pause.
By Lynne Truss
(2006)
age 2+
 
Warm drawings and text make this a must-have book.
By Norton Juster
(2006)
age 5+
 
Mute boy's Christmas play becomes strangely real.
By Rebecca Caudill
(2005)
age 2+
 
Sentimental bunny tale tugs on the heartstrings.
By Sam McBratney
(1996)
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age 2+
 
Peek in the zoo good for preschoolers.
By Tana Hoban
(1985)
age 2+
 
Good book for the end of a hectic day.
By Eileen Spinelli
(1998)
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age 2+
 
Young listeners may drift off to lullaby.
By Mem Fox
(1993)
age 5+
 
Simple story isn't quite right for target audience.
By Mem Fox
(2000)
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age 2+
 
Ideal for stimulating imaginations.
By Margaret Miller
(1990)
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age 5+
 
Ramona helps young kids build empathy.
By Beverly Cleary
(1992)
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age 2+
 
Young bear bids farewell to the old home.
By Frank Asch
(1986)
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age 2+
 
Adults might get squeamish, but kids will love it.
By Taro Gomi
(1993)
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age 2+
 
Text and pictures work together perfectly.
By Jules Feiffer
(1998)