Book Reviews

RBG's Brave and Brilliant Women: 33 Jewish Women to Inspire Everyone [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 11+
Inspirational female role models handpicked by RBG.
By Nadine Epstein, Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(2021)
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No Reading Allowed: The WORST Read-Aloud Book Ever [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Hilarious fun with silly sound-alike sentences, great art.
By Raj Haldar, Chris Carpenter
(2020)
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Parked [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 11+
Poverty, being unhoused explored in hopeful tale.
By Danielle Svetcov
(2020)
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1919 The Year That Changed America [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 11+
Riveting tale of racial, labor protests, women's vote, more.
By Martin W. Sandler
(2019)
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The Crayons' Christmas [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Crayons celebrate the season with funny pull-out letters.
By Drew Daywalt
(2019)
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Allies [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(2019)
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Mary Poppins [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous art, spare text in picture book version of classic.
By P.L. Travers
(2018)
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Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Playfulness makes silly sequel as hilarious as original.
By David Ezra Stein
(2018)
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Turning Pages: My Life Story [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring life story of first Latina Supreme Court Justice.
By Sonia Sotomayor
(2018)
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Dreamers [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous, joyous book about immigrant mom and child.
By Yuyi Morales
(2018)
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March Forward Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 11+
Must-read memoir of a childhood in the segregated South.
By Melba Pattillo Beals
(2018)
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Robinson [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Magical story and art take readers on island adventure.
By Peter Sis
(2017)
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Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 11+
Belle gets lured into book in dark but enchanting spin-off.
By Jennifer Donnelly
(2017)
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The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Raucous fun imagining origin story for popular kids' game.
By Drew Daywalt
(2017)
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We're All Wonders [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Boy who's different promotes kindness in fresh empathy tale.
By R.J. Palacio
(2017)
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The Horribly Hungry Gingerbread Boy: A San Francisco Story [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Friendship, kindness sweeten vibrant retelling of folktale.
By Elisa Kleven
(2016)
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How This Book Was Made [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Hilarious look at writing a book -- with pirates and tigers!
By Mac Barnett
(2016)
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Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Moving story of bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
By Lindsay Mattick
(2015)
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More Caps for Sale: Another Tale of Mischievous Monkeys [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Mimicking monkeys pursue peddler in sequel true to classic.
By Esphyr Slobodkina, Ann Marie Mulhearn Sayer
(2015)
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Jack Frost: The Guardians of Childhood [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Jack Frost origin story is reassuring but confusing.
By William Joyce
(2015)
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