Book Reviews

Galapagos Girl / Galapagueña Book Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful bilingual book about the Galápagos Islands.
By Marsha Diane Arnold
(2018)
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The Third Mushroom Book Poster Image
age 9+
Charming sequel reminds kids to be open to new experiences.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2018)
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The Stuff of Stars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Poetic book introduces big cosmic concepts to little humans.
By Marion Dane Bauer
(2018)
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A House That Once Was Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lovely, lyrical adventure as kids explore abandoned house.
By Julie Fogliano
(2018)
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How to Code a Sandcastle Book Poster Image
age 4+
Solid coding lessons fill fun tale of girl and her robot.
By Josh Funk
(2018)
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Beast of Stone: Wing & Claw, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Animal series finale satisfies with many solid messages.
By Linda Sue Park
(2018)
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They Say Blue Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Dreamy, visually stunning meditation on colors and seasons.
By Jillian Tamaki
(2018)
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She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History Book Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring tales of great women who followed their dreams.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2018)
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Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Book Poster Image
age 4+
Picture book intro to important, inspirational story.
By Margot Lee Shetterly, Winifred Conkling
(2018)
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The Lost Rainforest: Mez's Magic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed but scattered tale of magic talking animals.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2018)
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Mae Among the Stars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Simple bio of first African-American female astronaut.
By Roda Ahmed
(2018)
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Wolf in the Snow Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Girl rescues lost wolf pup in wordless tale of compassion.
By Matthew Cordell
(2018)
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Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fab art and cool new world as time periods collide.
By Armand Baltazar
(2017)
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Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years Book Poster Image
age 4+
Our planet tells its own history in fun, kid-friendly way.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2017)
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Predator vs. Prey: Going Wild, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Superpowered tweens vs. mad scientist in exciting sequel.
By Lisa McMann
(2017)
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Little Elliot, Fall Friends Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet tale of friendship in luscious fall country setting.
By Mike Curato
(2017)
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Life Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Dreamy, meditative book ponders life's deeper meaning.
By Cynthia Rylant
(2017)
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Cavern of Secrets: Wing & Claw, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Well-paced animal-rescue sequel with admirable hero.
By Linda Sue Park
(2017)
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All Ears, All Eyes Book Poster Image
age 4+
Poetic ode to animals in the night woods great for bedtime.
By Richard Jackson
(2017)
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Life on Mars Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Little kid astronaut explores Mars in sweet, funny story.
By Jon Agee
(2017)
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