Book Reviews

Madeline Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Rhyming classic is a sure winner with kids.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1977)
Agapanthus Hum and the Eyeglasses Book Poster Image
age 4+
Engaging book makes kids want to read more.
By Joy Cowley
(1999)
Pearl Plants a Tree Book Poster Image
age 4+
Family traditions: Pass 'em on.
By Jane Breskin Zalben
(1995)
Faraway Home Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Captures the emotions of an immigrant family.
By Jane Kurtz
(2000)
Keeping Quilt Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Rich, fascinating, and heartwarming story.
By Patricia Polacco
(1988)
Absolutely Positively Alexander: The Complete Stories Book Poster Image
age 4+
Anyone who's ever had a bad day will love this.
By Judith Viorst
(1997)
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kid-friendly language and funny illustrations.
By Judith Viorst
(1995)
Julius, Baby of the World Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kids with siblings will enjoy Lilly's escapades.
By Kevin Henkes
(1990)
The Royal Bee Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Some kids will enjoy the quiet mood.
By Frances Park
(2000)
Frederick Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Heartwarming story of mouse with a kind spirit.
By Leo Lionni
(1987)
Can You Do This, Old Badger? Book Poster Image
age 4+
Message may bore children.
By Eve Bunting
(2000)
Blueberries for Sal Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gentle story keeps preschoolers absorbed.
By Robert McCloskey
(1969)
Spinky Sulks Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Gets inside sulking 8-year-old's head.
By William Steig
(2000)
Bedtime for Frances Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kids can empathize with bedtime troubles.
By Russell Hoban, Lillian Hoban
(1900)
Alexander, Who's Not (Do You Hear Me? I Mean It!) Going to Move Book Poster Image
age 4+
Parents and kids appreciate spunky Alexander.
By Judith Viorst
(1995)
Clifford the Big Red Dog Book Poster Image
age 4+
After 35 years, Clifford hasn't lost his appeal.
By Norman Bridwell
(1969)
Not Afraid of Dogs Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet, poignant story of overcoming fear.
By Susanna Pitzer
(2006)
All Together Now Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Feeble storyline lacks substance.
By Anita Jeram
(1999)
Mail Harry to the Moon! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Humorous take on a big sibling's jealous feelings.
By Robie H. Harris
(2008)
Big Words for Little People Book Poster Image
age 4+
Empowering words, spectacular artwork, stupendous concepts.
By Jamie Lee Curtis
(2008)

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