Book Reviews

I Am Every Good Thing [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Dynamic art, poetry enhance vivid celebration of Black boys.
By Derrick Barnes
(2020)
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Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book About Bodies, Feelings, and YOU [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 7+
Inclusive, lively guide to bodies, touch for older kids.
By Cory Silverberg
(2015)
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I Am Love [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 5+
Charming book in popular series has a big heart.
By Susan Verde
(2020)
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Jack Book Series [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun series, but few consequences for bunny's behavior.
By Mac Barnett
(2019)
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Scientists Get Dressed [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 7+
Info-packed look at what scientists wear to do their jobs.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2019)
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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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Where Are You From? [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Lovely art frames lyrical answer to oft-asked question.
By Yamile Saied Méndez
(2019)
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Rube Goldberg's Simple Normal Humdrum School Day [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Funny, STEM-inspired story about reaction contraptions.
By Jennifer George
(2017)
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Captain Underpants Series [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, irreverent series delights with action, wedgie jokes.
By Dav Pilkey
(1997)
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Juana & Lucas: Big Problems: Juan & Lucas, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Colombian girl adapts to family changes in charming sequel.
By Juana Medina
(2019)
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Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful historical picture book has stunning art.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
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The Boy Who Touched the Stars / El Niño Que Alcanzó las Estrellas [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring memoir of migrants' son who became astronaut.
By José M. Hernández
(2019)
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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Mister Rogers' songs stand up as uplifting, fun poems.
By Fred Rogers
(2019)
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Circle [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 5+
Circle faces fear of the dark and of the other in cute tale.
By Mac Barnett
(2019)
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Bad Kitty: Kitten Trouble [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 7+
Funny kitten tale has warm message of welcoming refugees.
By Nick Bruel
(2018)
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The Impossible Crime: Mac B., Kid Spy, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 7+
Inspired silliness in laugh-out-loud spy mystery.
By Mac Barnett
(2018)
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Start Now! You Can Make a Difference [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring book cheers kids' efforts to make things better.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2018)
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The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Princesses learn to be heroes in fun science fair romp.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2018)
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Good Rosie! [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 5+
Lonely dog makes friends in relatable picture book.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2018)
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What Can a Citizen Do? [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Timely book on citizenship engages kids on their level.
By Dave Eggers
(2018)
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