Book Reviews

Ruthless Gods: Something Dark and Holy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Thrilling, chilling sequel in Slavic gothic fantasy trilogy.
By Emily A. Duncan
(2020)
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Goodnight Moon/Buenas Noches, Luna 123: A Counting Book/Un Libro para Contar Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bedtime classic turned into fun bilingual counting book.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2020)
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Roar Like a Dandelion Book Poster Image
age 3+
Whimsical wordplay, wacky pictures in delightful ABC book.
By Ruth Krauss
(2019)
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The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply philosophical fantasy for mature teens and adults.
By Philip Pullman
(2019)
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One Is a Piñata: A Book of Numbers Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun counting book introduces Latinx culture, Spanish words.
By Roseanne Greenfield Thong
(2019)
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96 Words for Love Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sweet romance mixes with thin take on serious issues.
By Rachel Roy, Ava Dash
(2019)
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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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Goodnight, Numbers Book Poster Image
age 3+
Rhyming bedtime book has sweet art and lots to count.
By Danica McKellar
(2017)
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Strange the Dreamer Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fiercely imaginative, lushly told fantasy for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2017)
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Twenty Yawns Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cozy, colorful bedtime tale helps kids count.
By Jane Smiley
(2016)
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A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark magic, gore, hot faerie romance mark mature fantasy.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2015)
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Bear Counts Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Bear teaches counting to 5 in fun, simple rhyming book.
By Karma Wilson
(2015)
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A Bean, a Stalk and a Boy Named Jack Book Poster Image
age 3+
Funny, fractured version of "Jack and the Beanstalk."
By William Joyce
(2014)
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R Is for Robot: A Noisy Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 3+
Robots + loud sounds = lots of phonics fun.
By Adam F. Watkins
(2014)
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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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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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Count the Monkeys Book Poster Image
age 3+
Zany, interactive tale of trying to find and count monkeys.
By Mac Barnett
(2013)
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Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silly dino twist on Goldilocks tale is roaring good fun.
By Mo Willems
(2012)
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1-2-3 Peas Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Super-appealing counting book with 100 cute peas in action.
By Keith Baker
(2012)
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Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute cat, catchy ditty, simple math will hook tiny readers.
By Eric Litwin
(2012)
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