Book Reviews

Trick or Treat, Crankenstein Book Poster Image
age 4+
Splashy colors and relatable moods make a fun read-aloud.
By Samantha Berger
(2021)
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Beautifully Me Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Family remembers what beauty really is in kind, joyful tale.
By Nabela Noor
(2021)
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Remember to Dream, Ebere Book Poster Image
age 4+
Warm and whimsical reminder to never stop dreaming.
By Cynthia Erivo
(2021)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring stories of girls who became important Black women.
By Lilly Workneh
(2021)
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Nina: A Story of Nina Simone Book Poster Image
age 6+
Bold story of famed singer's life and civil rights activism.
By Traci N. Todd
(2021)
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Hurricane Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous art shows community strength after disaster.
By John Rocco
(2021)
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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful, lyrical story inspires children to create change.
By Amanda Gorman
(2021)
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My Two Border Towns Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful, timely tale of life and hope along the border.
By David Bowles
(2021)
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Bright Star Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Beautiful, poignant tale of border life through fawn's eyes.
By Yuyi Morales
(2021)
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The Bad Seed Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Naughty (traumatized) seed works on self-improvement.
By Jory John
(2017)
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The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet take on stress of picking the best Halloween costume.
By Jory John
(2021)
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She Persisted: Sonia Sotomayor Book Poster Image
age 6+
Engrossing look at first Latina Supreme Court justice.
By Meg Medina, Chelsea Clinton
(2021)
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Time for School, Little Blue Truck Book Poster Image
age 4+
Blue helps a friend in need in cheerful school tale.
By Alice Schertle
(2021)
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Brayden Speaks Up: How One Boy Inspired the Nation Book Poster Image
age 4+
Boy who stutters makes history in affirming true tale.
By Brayden Harrington
(2021)
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A Song of Frutas Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Poetic street vendor tale highlights connection to roots.
By Margarita Engle
(2021)
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The One and Only Sparkella Book Poster Image
age 4+
Father-daughter bond shines with glittery goodness.
By Channing Tatum
(2021)
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Faraway Things Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Emotionally rich discovery tale has timeless look and feel.
By Dave Eggers
(2021)
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Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope Book Poster Image
age 4+
Powerful story of affirmation of boy's gender identity.
By Jodie Patterson
(2021)
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What Are Your Words?: A Book About Pronouns Book Poster Image
age 4+
Charming, gender-inclusive picture book teaches pronouns.
By Katherine Locke
(2021)
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Paletero Man Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Refreshing tale celebrates Chicano culture and community.
By Lucky Diaz
(2021)
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