Book Reviews

Steam Train, Dream Train Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jolly animals load a train in this dream of a bedtime book.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld
(2013)
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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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Say Something Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Inspiring book spurs kids to speak up, stand up.
By Peter H. Reynolds
(2019)
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The Polar Express Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
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Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Powerful story helps guide talk of bias, shootings.
By Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard
(2018)
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The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage Book Poster Image
age 4+
Clear, emotional story of landmark marriage equality case.
By Selina Alko
(2015)
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The Farmer and the Clown Book Poster Image
age 4+
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
By Marla Frazee
(2014)
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Speak Up Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Uplifting message of individual empowerment and joy.
By Miranda Paul
(2020)
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Everyone Gets a Say Book Poster Image
age 4+
Forest pals show how democracy works in cute story.
By Jill Twiss
(2020)
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Black Is a Rainbow Color Book Poster Image
age 4+
Smart verse and bright art assert the sanctity of Blackness.
By Angela Joy
(2020)
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Raise Your Hand Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Inspiring story of tween getting girls to speak up.
By Alice Paul Tapper
(2019)
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The Big Book of Trains Book Poster Image
age 4+
Draws in railroad buffs and reluctant readers.
By Christine Heap
(1998)
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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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The World Needs More Purple People Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cheery call to work and play with all kinds of folks.
By Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart
(2020)
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Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring, colorful story of senator's lifetime of work.
By Nikki Grimes
(2020)
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Kamala and Maya's Big Idea Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sisters organize to build a playground in charming tale.
By Meena Harris
(2020)
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