Book Reviews

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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Julián at the Wedding Book Poster Image
age 3+
Julián and friend find fun, magic in sweet, affirming tale.
By Jessica Love
(2020)
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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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First Day Critter Jitters Book Poster Image
age 3+
Hilarious, fun book to soothe first-day-of-school nerves.
By Jory John
(2020)
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Tomorrow I'll Be Kind Book Poster Image
age 3+
Book about kindness is beautiful but preachy.
By Jessica Hische
(2020)
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I Am Perfectly Designed Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle, loving tale of an affirming father-son relationship.
By Karamo Brown, Jason "Rachel" Brown
(2019)
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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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Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship Book Poster Image
age 3+
Upbeat pro-tidying tale shows how mess can intrude on fun.
By Marie Kondo
(2019)
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Grumpy Monkey Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Warm, funny lesson about a monkey’s bad mood.
By Suzanne Lang
(2018)
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Captain Underpants Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, irreverent series delights with action, wedgie jokes.
By Dav Pilkey
(1997)
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Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet tale of small-armed dino striving to cheer up friend.
By Jonathan Stutzman
(2019)
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Tiny T. Rex and the Very Dark Dark Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute dino and friend face their fear together in sweet tale.
By Jonathan Stutzman
(2020)
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Bad Kitty: Kitten Trouble Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny kitten tale has warm message of welcoming refugees.
By Nick Bruel
(2018)
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Be Kind Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Warm story shows big impact of simple acts of kindness.
By Pat Zietlow Miller
(2018)
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Start Now! You Can Make a Difference Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring book cheers kids' efforts to make things better.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2018)
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Ivy + Bean One Big Happy Family: Ivy + Bean, Book 11 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Ivy tries to prove she's not "spoiled" in funny, warm tale.
By Annie Barrows
(2018)
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Amber Brown Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amber grows up in funny, touching early reader series.
By Paula Danziger
(2006)
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Bat and the Waiting Game Book Poster Image
age 7+
Story of boy on the spectrum explores feelings, challenges.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2018)
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A Boy Called Bat Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Gentle tale of animal-loving boy on the autism spectrum.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2018)
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My FANGtastically Evil Vampire Pet Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, evilly funny mischief and pets at summer camp.
By Mo O’Hara
(2018)
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