Book Reviews

Dear Baby,: A Love Letter to Little Ones Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, reassuring letter to baby gives tips for life.
By Paris Rosenthal
(2020)
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Missing Daddy Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Gentle message of caring for child of an imprisoned father.
By Mariame Kaba
(2019)
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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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Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard Book Poster Image
age 16+
Girl survives through smarts and magic in intense novel.
By Echo Brown
(2020)
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Cursed Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fierce woman leads reimagined, violent Arthurian tale.
By Thomas Wheeler
(2019)
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The Testaments: The Handmaid's Tale, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant, violent sequel is worthy of the orginal.
By Margaret Atwood
(2019)
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The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fresh, wacky take on first-day-of school jitters.
By Mo Willems
(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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The Art of Losing Book Poster Image
age 16+
Authentic, realistic story of addiction, survival, sisters.
By Lizzy Mason
(2019)
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All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah Book Poster Image
age 3+
Little sister finds way to contribute in warm holiday story.
By Emily Jenkins
(2018)
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Sadie Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Raw thriller about a brutal crime and teen seeking justice.
By Courtney Summers
(2018)
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Nice Try, Jane Sinner Book Poster Image
age 16+
Teen reinvents herself after suicide try in complex tale.
By Lianne Oelke
(2018)
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Windows Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Artful glimpse of boy's walk in his neighborhood at dusk.
By Julia Denos
(2017)
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Santa Rex Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Holiday havoc and merry mayhem when dinosaurs are guests.
By Molly Idle
(2017)
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Book Poster Image
age 16+
Unforgettable story of young boy forced to become a killer.
By Ishmael Beah
(2007)
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Little Penguins Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Beautifully simple book evokes joy of playing in snow.
By Cynthia Rylant
(2016)
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If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silliness reigns when determined girl drags piano to beach.
By Elise Parsley
(2016)
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Horrible Bear! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl blames bear in funny story about anger and forgiveness.
By Ame Dyckman
(2016)
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Stewie BOOM!: Boss of the Big Boy Bed Book Poster Image
age 3+
Lighthearted tale of making the transition from crib to bed.
By Christine Bronstein
(2015)
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Thank You and Good Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
A perfect charmer of a bedtime book; the real deal.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2015)
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