Book Reviews

Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful, lyrical story inspires children to create change.
By Amanda Gorman
(2021)
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A Song of Frutas Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Poetic street vendor tale highlights connection to roots.
By Margarita Engle
(2021)
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dazzling art captures Aretha's career and activism.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2021)
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A Piñata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Classic carol brims with Spanish words, Mexican traditions.
By Pat Mora
(2009)
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When Angels Sing: The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana Book Poster Image
age 4+
Vivid picture book traces rock star's humble Mexican roots.
By Michael James Mahin
(2018)
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The 5 O'Clock Band Book Poster Image
age 4+
Trombone Shorty tale is joyous love letter to New Orleans.
By Troy Andrews
(2018)
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Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters Book Poster Image
age 4+
Picture book bio of blues great has dazzling art.
By Michael James Mahin
(2017)
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River Rose and the Magical Lullaby Book Poster Image
age 4+
Singer's dreamy zoo-trip tale an OK bedtime book.
By Kelly Clarkson
(2016)
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Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs: Groovy Joe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silly dog story about sharing by Pete the Cat creator.
By Eric Litwin
(2002)
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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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The Bear and the Piano Book Poster Image
age 4+
Enchanting book about the love of music and the tug of home.
By David Litchfield
(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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Trombone Shorty Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun, upbeat story of a boy, a trombone, and jazz.
By Troy Andrews
(2015)
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Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gorgeous, magical story of a girl with music in her heart.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
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Special Delivery Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
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Mahalia Jackson: Walking with Kings and Queens Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gorgeous, uplifting picture-book bio of the Queen of Gospel.
By Nina Nolan
(2015)
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The Farmer and the Clown Book Poster Image
age 4+
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
By Marla Frazee
(2014)
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Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar Book Poster Image
age 4+
Rolling Stones guitarist's warm, inspiring childhood memoir.
By Keith Richards
(2014)
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What Does the Fox Say? Book Poster Image
age 4+
Wacky art helps make childlike song a great read for kids.
By Ylvis
(2013)
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Locomotive Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
By Brian Floca
(2013)
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