Book Reviews

Jazz Age Josephine Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jazzy bio of Josephine Baker inspiring, bittersweet.
By Jonah Winter
(2012)
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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore Book Poster Image
age 4+
Magical story of a man who devotes his life to books.
By William Joyce
(2012)
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Brick by Brick Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Rythmic, thoughtful tale of slaves building the White House.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2012)
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Little Elliot, Big City Book Poster Image
age 4+
Isolated elephant finds pal in sweet tale with dazzling art.
By Mike Curato
(2014)
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Brontorina Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Dino's gotta dance in sweet, body-positive ballet tale.
By James Howe
(2010)
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Red: A Crayon's Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fresh and meaningful take on the old axiom "be yourself."
By Michael Hall
(2015)
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And Tango Makes Three Book Poster Image
age 4+
Touching love story of male penguins teaches acceptance.
By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
(2015)
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First Grade Dropout Book Poster Image
age 4+
Boy burns with embarrassment in hilarious, relatable tale.
By Audrey Vernick
(2015)
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The Night Gardener Book Poster Image
age 4+
Mysterious gardener brightens gray town in magical story.
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan
(2016)
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How This Book Was Made Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hilarious look at writing a book -- with pirates and tigers!
By Mac Barnett
(2016)
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We're All Wonders Book Poster Image
age 4+
Boy who's different promotes kindness in fresh empathy tale.
By R.J. Palacio
(2017)
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Zombelina School Days Book Poster Image
age 4+
Silly fun as dancing zombie girl breaks out at school.
By Kristyn Crow
(2017)
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Sparkle Boy Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Strong family, acceptance rule in sweet stereotype-buster.
By Lesléa Newman
(2017)
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Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be You Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gorgeous, upbeat book about strength in our differences.
By Sonia Sotomayor
(2019)
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The Cool Bean Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet, whimsical tale encourages empathy and kindness.
By Jory John
(2020)
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The Good Egg Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Witty, delightful tale encourages self-care and acceptance.
By Jory John
(2019)
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This Is a Moose Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Misfit moose defies expectations in funny movie-shoot tale.
By Richard T. Morris
(2014)
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You Matter Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Beautiful message of self-worth has gorgeous illustrations.
By Christian Robinson
(2020)
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Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match / Marisol McDonald no combina Book Poster Image
age 4+
Biracial girl embraces her uniqueness in charming story.
By Monica Brown
(2011)
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The Day You Begin Book Poster Image
age 4+
Encouraging advice for kids who feel excluded or less than.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2018)
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