Book Reviews

Every Night Is Pizza Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
Playful story, vibrant images encourage trying new foods.
By J. Kenji López-Alt
(2020)
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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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The Last Story of Mina Lee Book Poster Image
age 17+
Heartbreaking mother-daughter tale has lots of violence.
By Nancy Jooyoun Kim
(2020)
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Cannonball Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Warm story of individuality and achieving a perfect splash.
By Sacha Cotter
(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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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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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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Días y días / Days and Days Book Poster Image
age 3+
Engaging art and spare text teach about seasons.
By Ginger Foglesong Guy
(2019)
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Who Put This Song On? Book Poster Image
age 17+
Eccentric teen girl fights depression in moving story.
By Morgan Parker
(2019)
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Across the Bay Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Emotional but unlikely journey of boy in Old San Juan.
By Carlos Aponte
(2019)
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Three Cheers for Kid McGear! Book Poster Image
age 3+
New girl truck saves boy trucks in exciting rescue tale.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2019)
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The Sad Little Fact Book Poster Image
age 3+
Wry, whimsical story of "facts" and their fake counterparts.
By Jonah Winter
(2019)
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The Handsome Girl & Her Beautiful Boy Book Poster Image
age 17+
Compelling story of gender-defying teens falling in love.
By B.T. Gottfred
(2018)
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The Only Fish in the Sea Book Poster Image
age 3+
Strong, spunky girl takes lead in quirky rescue tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2017)
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Touch the Earth Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cartoony mix of fun and soft science in environmental tale.
By Julian Lennon, Bart Davis
(2017)
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The Biggest Smallest Christmas Present Book Poster Image
age 3+
Teensy girl gets jumbo presents in charming Christmas story.
By Harriet Muncaster
(2016)
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Penguin Problems Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cold, cranky penguin looks on the dark side in funny book.
By Jory John
(2016)
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Are We There Yet? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Car trip turns to time travel in highly imaginative story.
By Dan Santat
(2016)
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A Song of Fire and Ice (A Game of Thrones) Series Book Poster Image
age 17+
Dark, violent epic upends the usual fantasy clichés.
By George R.R. Martin
(1996)
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Leo: A Ghost Story Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet, not scary story of friendship and imagination.
By Mac Barnett
(2015)
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