Book Reviews

Little Blue Truck's Valentine Book Poster Image
age 4+
Helpful truck spreads holiday love and gets some, too.
By Alice Schertle
(2020)
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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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Always Together at Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Reassuring look at how Christmas 2020 is a little different.
By Sara Sargent
(2020)
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The Kingdom of Back Book Poster Image
age 12+
Mozart's sister steps up in witty historical fantasy.
By Marie Lu
(2020)
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Dasher Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Reindeer's origin story has striking art, lots of heart.
By Matt Tavares
(2019)
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The Crayons' Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Crayons celebrate the season with funny pull-out letters.
By Drew Daywalt
(2019)
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Tiny Travelers Mexico Treasure Quest Book Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful search-and-find journey through Mexico.
By Steven Wolfe Pereira
(2019)
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Anthem Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Ambitious story of teens' eye-opening road trip in 1969.
By Deborah Wiles
(2019)
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Our Celebración! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Festive rhyming book weaves in Spanish words.
By Susan Middleton Elya
(2018)
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Pete the Cat's 12 Groovy Days of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Pete gives his kind of gifts in sweet, fun carol reboot.
By James Dean, Kimberly Dean
(2018)
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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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Merry Christmas, Little Elliot Book Poster Image
age 4+
Elliot and Mouse bring a lonely girl cheer in warm tale.
By Mike Curato
(2018)
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Little Skeletons / Esqueletitos: Countdown to Midnight Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, rhythmic, bilingual Day of the Dead romp.
By Susie Jaramillo
(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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This Is Not a Valentine Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fresh take on the holiday reflects down-to-earth friendship.
By Carter Higgins
(2017)
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Click, Clack, Moo I Love You Book Poster Image
age 4+
Joyous, inclusive tale of Valentine's Day on the farm.
By Doreen Cronin
(2017)
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Santa Calls Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Dazzling art, high adventure in wild ride to North Pole.
By William Joyce
(1993)
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Good Night, Reindeer Book Poster Image
age 4+
Rudolph can't turn off his light in cute bedtime tale.
By Denise Brennan-Nelson
(2017)
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Jingle Bells Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Pretty art, wordless ride are fun backdrop to famous carol.
By Susan Jeffers
(2017)
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