Book Reviews

Olivia and the Fairy Princesses Book Poster Image
age 3+
A good-humored identity crisis makes this one a royal hoot.
By Ian Falconer
(2012)
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Flora and the Flamingo Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl makes a feathered friend in whimsical, wordless outing.
By Molly Idle
(2013)
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Rupert Can Dance Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Endearing tale of exuberant twinkle toes and a dancing cat.
By Jules Feiffer
(2014)
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Mix It Up! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Delightful book reveals the magic of mixing colors.
By Hervé Tullet
(2014)
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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
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The Wonderful Things You Will Be Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet what-to-be-when-you-grow-up book taps parental hopes.
By Emily Winfield Martin
(2016)
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Flora and the Peacocks Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gorgeous look at negotiating a three-way friendship.
By Molly Idle
(2016)
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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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Vampirina Ballerina Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, comic how-to for aspiring vampire ballerinas.
By Anne Marie Pace
(2012)
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The Summer Prince Book Poster Image
age 15+
Samba- and art-infused sci-fi for mature readers.
By Alaya Dawn Johnson
(2013)
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Skin Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Compelling tale of girl's skin issue; mature sexual content.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2013)
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Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, Are You Going to School? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Rhyming picture book promotes enthusiasm about school.
By Bill Martin Jr., Michael Sampson
(2013)
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Just One Year Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful, brooding tale of confused guy from Just One Day.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
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The Numberlys Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Imaginative tale of inventing alphabet fosters creativity.
By William Joyce
(2014)
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Little Green Peas: A Big Book of Colors Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute peas at play help kids learn colors.
By Keith Baker
(2014)
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Hello, Sunshine Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Quirky, well-written tale of aspiring teen actress in LA.
By Leila Howland
(2017)
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Corduroy Takes a Bow Book Poster Image
age 3+
Toy bear gets in the act at the theater in charming sequel.
By Viola Davis
(2018)
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The Day the Crayons Quit Book Poster Image
age 3+
Crayons complain to their owner in funny ode to color.
By Drew Daywalt
(2013)
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Isla and the Happily Ever After Book Poster Image
age 15+
Romantic trilogy finale has more steam, less banter.
By Stephanie Perkins
(2014)
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