Book Reviews

Mamá the Alien/Mamá la Extraterrestre Book Poster Image
age 4+
A fun, bilingual take on being a documented immigrant.
By René Colato Laínez
(2016)
Otter Goes to School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Otter plays teacher, gains confidence in reassuring tale.
By Sam Garton
(2016)
The Class Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Relatable look at different kids getting ready for school.
By Boni Ashburn
(2016)
Frank and Lucky Get Schooled Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playful intro to academic subjects via curious boy and pup.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2016)
Return Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Wondrous finale to fantastical wordless trilogy.
By Aaron Becker
(2016)
Nobody Likes a Goblin Book Poster Image
age 4+
Outcast goblin proves courageous in mythic adventure.
By Ben Hatke
(2016)
The Airport Book Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun account of family's travel day tells all about airports.
By Lisa Brown
(2016)
Ida, Always Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Heartrending, hopeful story of farewell to dying friend.
By Caron Levis
(2016)
Princess Cupcake Jones Won't Go to School: Princess Cupcake Jones, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Funny look at overcoming first-day-of-school jitters.
By Ylleya Fields
(2014)
Lion Lessons Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Boy learns to roar and pounce in funny lessons from a lion.
By Jon Agee
(2016)
School's First Day of School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Start-of-school story with clever twist helps soothe fears.
By Adam Rex
(2016)
Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu: Princess Cupcake Jones, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful responsibility tale avoids princess stereotypes.
By Ylleya Fields
(2013)
Our Great Big Backyard Book Poster Image
age 4+
National Parks help open girl to nature in cute family tale.
By Laura Bush, Jenna Bush Hager
(2016)
Thunder Boy Jr. Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Native American boy wants his own name in big-hearted story.
By Sherman Alexie
(2016)
Dylan the Villain Book Poster Image
age 4+
Clever, smart, diabolically fun story of kid supervillain.
By K.G. Campbell
(2016)
Derek Jeter Presents Night at the Stadium Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lost boy has postgame adventure in magical baseball tale.
By Phil Bildner
(2016)
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)
Rules of the House Book Poster Image
age 4+
Spook-house fun in story about spatting siblings and rules.
By Mac Barnett
(2016)
Miles Is a Mighty Brothersaurus Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sensitive sibling tale underscores "be yourself" theme.
By Samantha Kurtzman-Counter, Abbie Schiller
(2016)
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Fire and Ice) Series Book Poster Image
age 17+
Dark, violent epic upends the usual fantasy clichés.
By George R.R. Martin
(1996)

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