Book Reviews

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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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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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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A Piglet Named Mercy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute picture book origin story of popular series pig.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2019)
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Old MacDonald Had a Boat Book Poster Image
age 3+
New spin on old song when Old MacDonald retools his boat.
By Steve Goetz
(2018)
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One Dark Throne: Three Dark Crowns, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sexier, bloodier sequel full of unexpected twists.
By Kendare Blake
(2017)
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A Court of Mist and Fury: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark faery romance sequel filled with sex, gore, magic.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2016)
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The SheepOver: Sweet Pea & Friends, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet story about sick lamb is confusing in parts.
By Jennifer Churchman, John Churchman
(2016)
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The Nonsense Show Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bright, silly scenes of world turned upside down.
By Eric Carle
(2015)
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The Wrenchies Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent future fantasy has dynamic art, confusing plot.
By Farel Dalrymple
(2014)
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Ladybug Girl and the Dress-up Dilemma Book Poster Image
age 3+
Ladybug Girl picks Halloween costume in charming adventure.
By Jacky Davis
(2014)
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Ladybug Girl and the Big Snow Book Poster Image
age 3+
Ladybug Girl tackles snow play in fun, imaginative tale.
By Jacky Davis
(2013)
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Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Animals lure Farmer Brown to holiday fun in spooky sequel.
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin
(2013)
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Llama Llama and the Bully Goat Book Poster Image
age 3+
School bully tale great for showing kids how to respond.
By Anna Dewdney
(2013)
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Bully Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Simple animal tale of bullying, empathy, and forgiveness.
By Laura Vaccaro Seeger
(2013)
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The Twelve-Fingered Boy Book Poster Image
age 15+
Exciting, creepy horror adventure tweaks superheroics.
By John Hornor Jacobs
(2013)
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Otis and the Puppy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle hero faces fear to help friend in lovely book.
By Loren Long
(2013)
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Christmas Parade Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cheerful picture book makes Christmas musical.
By Sandra Boynton
(2011)
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Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun sequel shows compromise beats conflict at playground.
By Jacky Davis
(2009)
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Ladybug Girl at the Beach Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun adventure lets Lulu face fears at her own pace.
By Jacky Davis
(2010)
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