Book Reviews

Grumpy Monkey: Up All Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
Funny take on sleepovers has insight, great illustrations.
By Suzanne Lang
(2020)
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Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure Book Poster Image
age 3+
Wonderfully written guide to masks and emotions from Elmo.
By Sesame Workshop
(2020)
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First Day Critter Jitters Book Poster Image
age 3+
Hilarious, fun book to soothe first-day-of-school nerves.
By Jory John
(2020)
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The Lost Carnival: A Dick Grayson Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Batman's future sidekick soars in early adventure.
By Michael Moreci
(2020)
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The Oracle Code Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Commissioner Gordon's daughter rebels in twisty origin tale.
By Marieke Nijkamp
(2020)
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The Beast Player Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen bonds with magical beasts in captivating fantasy.
By Nahoko Uehashi
(2019)
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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures Book Poster Image
age 3+
Lovely, relatable story of toddler delaying going to sleep.
By Nikki Grimes
(2020)
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Wonder Woman: Warbringer: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen superhero tests her powers in thrilling adventure tale.
By Leigh Bardugo, Louise SImonson
(2020)
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Why? Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl stops supervillain in funny tale with powerful message.
By Adam Rex
(2019)
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Supernova: Renegades, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Slow build to finale packed with superhero action.
By Marissa Meyer
(2019)
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Grumpy Monkey Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Warm, funny lesson about a monkey’s bad mood.
By Suzanne Lang
(2018)
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Teen Titans: Raven Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen hero struggles with amnesia in clever origin story.
By Kami Garcia
(2019)
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The Chosen: Contender, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Deadly Maze Runner-like contest with Romans and dinosaurs.
By Taran Matharu
(2019)
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Hair Love Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lively, loving celebration of a dad, daughter, and her hair.
By Matthew A. Cherry
(2019)
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Superman: Dawnbreaker Book Poster Image
age 12+
Low-key but fun and surprising tale of teen superhero.
By Matt de la Peña
(2019)
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Archenemies: Renegades, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel is slow to build, full of super-spy intrigue.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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A Parade of Elephants Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet, cozy counting book teaches basic preschool concepts.
By Kevin Henkes
(2018)
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Hello Hello Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Intro to wildlife at risk celebrates animals of all stripes.
By Brendan Wenzel
(2018)
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I've Loved You Since Forever Book Poster Image
age 3+
Simple book about parent-child love from Today show anchor.
By Hoda Kotb
(2018)
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Renegades, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Slow start, but much intrigue in supervillain/hero tale.
By Marissa Meyer
(2017)
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