Book Reviews

Judy Moody and the Bucket List Book Poster Image
age 6+
Laughs, lessons enrich tale of what to do before 4th grade.
By Megan McDonald
(2016)
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Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One Book Poster Image
age 6+
Silly cowboy adventure perfect for new chapter-book readers.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2014)
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Judy Moody Mood Martian Book Poster Image
age 6+
Third grader changes attitude in cute tale of self-control.
By Megan McDonald
(2014)
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Stone Soup Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Heartwarming folk tale teaches kids the joy of sharing.
By Heather Forest
(2005)
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The Stupids Step Out Book Poster Image
age 5+
Family cheerfully does everything wrong in goofy, fun tale.
By Harry Allard
(1974)
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Cloud Tea Monkeys Book Poster Image
age 5+
Folk tale steeped in rich language and elegant art.
By Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham
(2010)
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But Who Will Bell the Cats? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fable retold with fabulous artwork and an updated twist.
By Cynthia von Buhler
(2009)
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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Book Poster Image
age 5+
Clever, but more an art project than a kid-friendly book.
By Jeremy Holmes
(2009)
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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things Book Poster Image
age 6+
Gentle, humorous story of fearful boy.
By Lenore Look
(2008)
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The Ugly Guide to the Uglyverse Book Poster Image
age 6+
Offbeat world engages the most reluctant readers.
By David Horvath
(2008)
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Feathers and Fools Book Poster Image
age 6+
Literary-quality fable is engaging, effective.
By Mem Fox
(2000)
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Lady Muck Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Unusual settings and challenging language.
By William Mayne
(1997)
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The Book That Jack Wrote Book Poster Image
age 6+
An artistically splendid, but dark, circular tale.
By Jon Scieszka
(1994)
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Math Curse Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Authors show that math doesn't have to be scary.
By Jon Scieszka
(1995)
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Squids Will Be Squids: Fresh Morals, Beastly Fables Book Poster Image
age 6+
These fables are solid goofiness.
By Jon Scieszka
(1998)
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Higglety Pigglety Pop!: or There Must Be More to Life Book Poster Image
age 6+
Moody, droll humor appeals more to adults.
By Maurice Sendak
(1979)
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The Rainbow Bridge Book Poster Image
age 6+
A beautiful myth with luminous pictures.
By Audrey Wood
(1995)
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Just So Stories Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Lively language, funny stories, fanciful animals.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1902)
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kids will love this account of a boy's bad day.
By Judith Viorst
(1972)
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