Book Reviews

A Whale of the Wild Book Poster Image
age 9+
Young orca must grow up fast in exciting nature story.
By Rosanne Parry
(2020)
Continue reading
The Farmer and the Monkey Book Poster Image
age 4+
Farmer gets a second unexpected circus guest in fun sequel.
By Marla Frazee
(2020)
Continue reading
She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively stories of girls who broke barriers, smashed records.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2020)
Continue reading
Paola Santiago and the River of Tears: Paola Santiago, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Spine-tingling excitement in folktale-inspired fantasy.
By Tehlor Kay Mejia
(2020)
Continue reading
Everyone Gets a Say Book Poster Image
age 4+
Forest pals show how democracy works in cute story.
By Jill Twiss
(2020)
Continue reading
War Stories Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 9+
Lively, nuanced D-Day story of tween and war hero.
By Gordon Korman
(2020)
Continue reading
Octopus Stew Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 4+
Octopus adventure celebrates imagination, Latinx culture.
By Eric Velásquez
(2019)
Continue reading
Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment Book Poster Image
age 4+
Girl finds role model who looks like her in inspiring tale.
By Parker Curry, Jessica Curry
(2019)
Continue reading
Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring, colorful story of senator's lifetime of work.
By Nikki Grimes
(2020)
Continue reading
Peanut Goes for the Gold Book Poster Image
age 4+
Super-positive hamster sets goal, delivers in upbeat tale.
By Jonathan Van Ness
(2020)
Continue reading
Kamala and Maya's Big Idea Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sisters organize to build a playground in charming tale.
By Meena Harris
(2020)
Continue reading
I Got the School Spirit Book Poster Image
age 4+
Spirited girl shines in joyful back-to-school book.
By Connie Schofield-Morrison
(2020)
Continue reading
Joey: The Story of Joe Biden Book Poster Image
age 4+
Warm bio shows vice president as regular kid, born leader.
By Jill Biden
(2020)
Continue reading
We Will Rock Our Classmates: Penelope, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 4+
T. rex faces performance anxiety in funny, colorful tale.
By Ryan T. Higgins
(2020)
Continue reading
I Promise Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 4+
Inspiring pledges encourage kids to try hard, aim high.
By LeBron James
(2020)
Continue reading
The Great Chicago Fire: Rising from the Ashes: History Comics, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids face deadly fire in vivid, informative graphic novel.
By Kate Hannigan
(2020)
Continue reading
Outside In Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 4+
Gorgeous but moody images contrast with joy of outdoors.
By Deborah Underwood
(2020)
Continue reading
Kiki's Delivery Service Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, adventurous tale of young witch has depth, kindness.
By Eiko Kadono
(2020)
Continue reading
Efrén Divided Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 9+
Boy deals with mom's deportation in harsh but hopeful tale.
By Ernesto Cisneros
(2020)
Continue reading
Speak Up Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 4+
Uplifting message of individual empowerment and joy.
By Miranda Paul
(2020)
Continue reading

Pages