Book Reviews

Katie the Catsitter: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, colorful graphic novel about tween superhero-to-be.
By Colleen AF Venable
(2021)
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Not Quite Snow White Book Poster Image
age 4+
Heartwarming story shows a princess can be any color.
By Ashley Franklin
(2019)
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The Ickabog Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Harry Potter author's fairy tale is darker than expected.
By J. K. Rowling
(2020)
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A Tale of Witchcraft: A Tale of Magic, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Magic, villainy run amok in wildly imaginative sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2020)
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Kiki's Delivery Service Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, adventurous tale of young witch has depth, kindness.
By Eiko Kadono
(2020)
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Curse of the Night Witch: Emblem Island, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Promising fantasy world, but hasty storytelling.
By Alex Aster
(2020)
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The Chaos Curse: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Chaotic tale with solid message that diverse stories matter.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2020)
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The Dog Who Lost His Bark Book Poster Image
age 9+
Abused puppy learns to trust in perfect boy-and-dog tale.
By Eoin Colfer
(2019)
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The Miraculous Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Mysterious story struggles to deal with death and religion.
By Jess Redman
(2019)
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Strega Nona Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Classic tale of magic pasta pot has mischief, kindness.
By Tomie dePaola
(1979)
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All the Greys on Greene Street Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl copes with mom's depression in colorful '80s mystery.
By Laura Tucker
(2019)
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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Book Poster Image
age 4+
Mouse gets a cookie and lots of fun in sweet, silly story.
By Laura Joffe Numeroff
(1985)
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Game of Stars: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl becomes demon slayer in fun fantasy game show spoof.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2019)
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Another Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Girl meets her match in mind-bending upside-down world.
By Christian Robinson
(2019)
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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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Inkling Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Live ink blob helps family cope with loss in touching tale.
By Kenneth Oppel
(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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Construction Cat Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Mom cat leads construction crew in fun, fresh work tale.
By Barbara Odanaka
(2018)
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Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playfulness makes silly sequel as hilarious as original.
By David Ezra Stein
(2018)
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Click, Clack, Quack to School! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Animals let loose at recess in fun school-visit tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2018)
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