Book Reviews

Midnight Train: Enchanter's Child, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Finale pulls into the station with adventure and heart.
By Angie Sage
(2021)
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Someone Builds the Dream Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lovely tribute to tradespeople has great art, musical text.
By Lisa Wheeler
(2021)
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The Octopus Escapes Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively, colorful celebration of cleverness and homecoming.
By Maile Meloy
(2021)
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Finding Junie Kim Book Poster Image
age 9+
Korean American girl fights racism in excellent, bold novel.
By Ellen Oh
(2021)
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Wish Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lost dog and lost girl save each other in heartfelt story.
By Barbara O'Connor
(2016)
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I Sang You Down from the Stars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful tale of Indigenous mother preparing for new baby.
By Tasha Spillet-Sumner
(2021)
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Golden Gate: City Spies, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed tale celebrates friendship, family, teamwork.
By James Ponti
(2021)
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Aru Shah at the City of Gold: Pandava, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Indian myth quest tale stays exciting in this volume.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2021)
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The Elephant in the Room Book Poster Image
age 9+
Heartwarming tale of friendship, kindness, and healing.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2021)
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Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery: Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wild sequel pits kids against shadowy group of villains.
By Ally Carter
(2021)
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Star of the Party: The Solar System Celebrates! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cute, funny approach to information about the solar system.
By Jan Carr
(2021)
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The Rock from the Sky Book Poster Image
age 4+
Earthy illustrations, dry humor make for great read-aloud.
By Jon Klassen
(2021)
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Merci Suárez Can't Dance Book Poster Image
age 9+
Merci deals with racism, family, boys in delightful sequel.
By Meg Medina
(2021)
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Amina's Song: Amina's Voice, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Amina embraces heritage, helps refugees in charming tale.
By Hena Khan
(2021)
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The Farmer and the Circus Book Poster Image
age 4+
Farmer takes own journey in surprising end to fun series.
By Marla Frazee
(2021)
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Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn Book Poster Image
age 4+
Adorable faces and sweet companionship spark imagination.
By Shannon Hale
(2021)
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Rectangle Time Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet, funny tale about reading told from cat's perspective.
By Pamela Paul
(2021)
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Dear Teacher, A Celebration of People Who Inspire Us Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet message of thanks for the life lessons teachers share.
By Paris Rosenthal
(2021)
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Living the Confidence Code: Real Girls. Real Stories. Real Confidence. Book Poster Image
age 9+
Compelling, relatable stories inspire girls to greatness.
By Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, JillEllyn Riley
(2021)
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Big Feelings Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Bold, bright story shows the value of expressing emotions.
By Alexandra Penfold
(2021)
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