Book Reviews

The Princess in Black Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun tale of monster-fighting princess who leads double life.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2014)
How to Read a Story Book Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet, engaging steps for budding readers.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
The Random House Book of Poetry for Children Book Poster Image
age 5+
Classic will be the most dog-eared on your shelf.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1983)
Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Twins embrace individuality in funny book for new readers.
By Grace Lin
(2010)
Yesterday I Had the Blues Book Poster Image
age 5+
Poetic writing conjures abstract, powerful images.
By Jeron Ashford Frame
(2003)
America the Beautiful Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring book can be shared by the entire family.
By Katharine Lee Bates
(2004)
Going Hollywood: A Dinosaur's Dream Book Poster Image
age 5+
Hilarious dinosaur tale teaches kids about tantrums.
By Hudson Talbott
(1989)
Ling & Ting: Twice as Silly Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
By Grace Lin
(2014)
The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party Book Poster Image
age 5+
Guests wait while princess fights monsters in fun sequel.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2015)
The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde Book Poster Image
age 5+
Kids will devour fun tale of monstrously hungry rabbits.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2016)
Today I Will Fly! An Elephant and Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 5+
Piggie will fly in this spunky read-aloud.
By Mo Willems
(2007)
Keeker and the Sneaky Pony Book Poster Image
age 5+
A great choice to keep new readers in the saddle.
By Hadley Higginson
(2006)
Joe and Sparky Get New Wheels Book Poster Image
age 5+
Goofy adventure and side-splitting humor for new readers.
By Jamie Michalak
(2009)
Fancy Nancy: Explorer Extraordinaire Book Poster Image
age 5+
Exploring the outdoors, with a Fancy Nancy twist.
By Jane O'Connor
(2009)
My People Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 5+
Photos bring sparkling tone to simple poem of celebration.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)
Pearl and Wagner: One Funny Day Book Poster Image
age 5+
Mouse’s bad day makes a relatable, engaging easy reader.
By Kate McMullan
(2009)
I Spy Fly Guy! Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun, fast tale will lure in reluctant readers.
By Tedd Arnold
(2009)
Summer Jackson: Grown Up Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun trading-places story of girl who can't wait to grow up.
By Teresa E. Harris
(2012)