Book Reviews

Octopus Stew [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Octopus adventure celebrates imagination, Latinx culture.
By Eric Velásquez
(2019)
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From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Loving fantasy tale of gender, identity, and acceptance.
By Kai Cheng Thom
(2017)
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Lift [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Sibling rivalry softens amid rich images, magic elevator.
By Minh Le
(2020)
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Dasher [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Reindeer's origin story has striking art, lots of heart.
By Matt Tavares
(2019)
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Good Night, Little Blue Truck [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Friends weather a storm together in reassuring bedtime tale.
By Alice Schertle
(2019)
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Hey Grandude! [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Grandfather takes kids to far-away places in magical romp.
By Paul McCartney
(2019)
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Sulwe [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Girl learns to embrace her dark skin in magical tale.
By Lupita Nyong'o
(2019)
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Strega Nona [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Classic tale of magic pasta pot has mischief, kindness.
By Tomie dePaola
(1979)
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Don't Touch My Hair! [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Girl speaks up, sets boundaries in funny picture book.
By Sharee Miller
(2019)
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¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market! [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Jam-packed, comics-like tale has tons of Spanish vocabulary.
By Raul the Third
(2019)
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Another [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Girl meets her match in mind-bending upside-down world.
By Christian Robinson
(2019)
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A Piñata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Classic carol brims with Spanish words, Mexican traditions.
By Pat Mora
(2009)
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Little Blue Truck [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Cute, fun rhyming tale celebrates kindness and teamwork.
By Alice Schertle
(2008)
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Construction Cat [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Mom cat leads construction crew in fun, fresh work tale.
By Barbara Odanaka
(2018)
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Mary Poppins [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous art, spare text in picture book version of classic.
By P.L. Travers
(2018)
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Imagine! [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Wordless book celebrates art with magical trip to museum.
By Raúl Colón
(2018)
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Little Skeletons / Esqueletitos: Countdown to Midnight [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, rhythmic, bilingual Day of the Dead romp.
By Susie Jaramillo
(2018)
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Julián Is a Mermaid [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
In touching story and art, boy imagines he's a mermaid.
By Jessica Love
(2018)
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Ocean Meets Sky [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Boy remembers his grandfather in magical, visual tale.
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan
(2018)
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El Chupacabras [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Entertaining bilingual book plays with legend and language.
By Adam Rubin
(2018)
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