Book Reviews

age 4+
Engaging stories spotlight charming, relatable characters.
By Arnold Lobel
(1970)
age 4+
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1997)
age 4+
Teaches important lessons about faith, friendship.
By Virginia Lee Burton
(1939)
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African-American Civil Rights worker celebrated in poetry.
By Ntozake Shange
(2009)
age 4+
Sweet, funny story spotlights the trouble with assumptions.
By Mo Willems
(2013)
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age 4+
Zephir's great adventure will captivate readers.
By Jean de Brunhoff
(1969)
age 4+
Clever writing keeps this humorous tale on target.
By Kevin Henkes
(1986)
age 4+
Twisting story of loyalty and humility.
By V. J. Pacilo
(2000)
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age 4+
A true gift for dog lovers -- children and adults.
By Tony Johnston
(2000)
age 4+
Poetry collection could become a kids' classic.
By John Updike
(1995)
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age 4+
Witty words with whimsical illustrations.
By Douglas Florian
(2000)
age 4+
Undeniably sweet tale avoids being saccharine.
By Carolyn Crimi
(1999)
age 4+
Lively verse, fun dilemma make an enjoyable read.
By Mary Ann Hoberman
(1997)
age 4+
A charming tale of friendship and loyalty.
By Joy Cowley
(1999)
age 4+
Each month has a poem with the soup theme.
By Maurice Sendak
(1969)
age 4+
Sweet, madcap picture book filled with zany, silly rhymes.
By Shel Silverstein
(1975)
age 4+
The ever-ingratiating Lyle charms again.
By Bernard Waber
(1987)
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Best for children dealing with moves.
By Bernard Waber
(1988)
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Classic, sensitive parable about selflessness.
By Shel Silverstein
(1964)
age 4+
Solid, simple stories offer lessons in behavior.
By James Marshall
(1972)

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