Book Reviews

Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade Book Poster Image
age 4+
Stunning design and story inspires passion for art-making.
By Melissa Sweet
(2011)
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Mahalia Jackson: Walking with Kings and Queens Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gorgeous, uplifting picture-book bio of the Queen of Gospel.
By Nina Nolan
(2015)
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Oskar and the Eight Blessings Book Poster Image
age 4+
Exquisite Hanukkah story has universal blessings theme.
By Richard Simon, Tanya Simon
(2015)
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Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear Book Poster Image
age 4+
Moving story of bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
By Lindsay Mattick
(2015)
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Trombone Shorty Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun, upbeat story of a boy, a trombone, and jazz.
By Troy Andrews
(2015)
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Jazz Age Josephine Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jazzy bio of Josephine Baker inspiring, bittersweet.
By Jonah Winter
(2012)
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Brick by Brick Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Rythmic, thoughtful tale of slaves building the White House.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2012)
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Locomotive Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
By Brian Floca
(2013)
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Ice Cream Summer Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)
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Rosa Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Spectacular illustrations spotlight Parks' historic protest.
By Nikki Giovanni
(2006)
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Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Charming tale of mouse helping astronauts on shuttle flight.
By Mark Kelly
(2012)
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Crankee Doodle Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Yankee Doodle refuses to go town in silly takeoff.
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
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