Book Reviews

Stella Brings the Family Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl with two dads appreciates whole family in sweet tale.
By Miriam B. Schiffer
(2015)
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An Otis Christmas Book Poster Image
age 5+
Tractor brings help to birthing horse in tense holiday tale.
By Loren Long
(2013)
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Letters from Father Christmas Book Poster Image
age 5+
Tolkien's magical North Pole tales delight all ages.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(2004)
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Working Mummies Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Punny, spooky look at moms all wrapped up in their jobs.
By Joan Horton
(2012)
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Dad and Pop Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Celebrates a girl's relationship with her dad and stepdad.
By Kelly Bennett
(2010)
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Auntie Claus, Home for the Holidays Book Poster Image
age 5+
A gorgeous confection, but the story’s a little busy.
By Elise Primavera
(2009)
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Olive, the Other Reindeer Book Poster Image
age 5+
Modern holiday classic stars a spunky, imaginative dog.
By Vivian Walsh, J. Otto Seibold
(1997)
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Going, Going, Gone! with the Pain and the Great One Book Poster Image
age 5+
Classic picture book revamped for new readers.
By Judy Blume
(2008)
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Oh, Brother! Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Boy struggles to fit into blended family.
By Nikki Grimes
(2007)
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Merry Navidad! Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Bilingual celebration of Spanish Christmas songs.
By Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy, Rosalma Zubizarreta
(2007)
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Aggie and Ben: Three Stories Book Poster Image
age 5+
Humorous boy-and-his-dog tales for early readers.
By Lori Ries
(2006)
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The First Christmas Stocking Book Poster Image
age 5+
Sentimental but stirring Christmas story.
By Elizabeth Winthrop
(2006)
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Los Gatos Black on Halloween Book Poster Image
age 5+
Haunting rhymes create ghoulish treat.
By Marisa Montes
(2006)
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A Certain Small Shepherd Book Poster Image
age 5+
Mute boy's Christmas play becomes strangely real.
By Rebecca Caudill
(2005)
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Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Simple story isn't quite right for target audience.
By Mem Fox
(2000)
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Big Bob and the Thanksgiving Potatoes Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny story regardless of the season.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2000)
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