Book Reviews

I Am Every Good Thing Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dynamic art, poetry enhance vivid celebration of Black boys.
By Derrick Barnes
(2020)
Continue reading
I Am Love Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 5+
Charming book in popular series has a big heart.
By Susan Verde
(2020)
Continue reading
Where Are You From? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lovely art frames lyrical answer to oft-asked question.
By Yamile Saied Méndez
(2019)
Continue reading
Rube Goldberg's Simple Normal Humdrum School Day Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny, STEM-inspired story about reaction contraptions.
By Jennifer George
(2017)
Continue reading
Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful historical picture book has stunning art.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
Continue reading
Circle Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 5+
Circle faces fear of the dark and of the other in cute tale.
By Mac Barnett
(2019)
Continue reading
Good Rosie! Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 5+
Lonely dog makes friends in relatable picture book.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2018)
Continue reading
What Can a Citizen Do? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Timely book on citizenship engages kids on their level.
By Dave Eggers
(2018)
Continue reading
Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere Book Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting story of launching 1930 deep-sea diving tank.
By Barb Rosenstock
(2018)
Continue reading
Hudson and the Puppy: Lost in Paris: Paris-Chien, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dog helps homeless pup in charming Paris adventure.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2018)
Continue reading
Islandborn Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 5+
Vibrant memories of Caribbean island celebrate heritage.
By Junot Díaz
(2018)
Continue reading
What Do You Do with a Chance? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Life advice for the young shows how to snag golden chances.
By Kobi Yamada
(2018)
Continue reading
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut Book Poster Image
age 5+
Joyful, foot-tapping celebration of fresh haircut, culture.
By Derrick Barnes
(2017)
Continue reading
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: The Classic Illustrated Storybook Book Poster Image
age 5+
Condensed telling of movie misses some of the magic.
By Kim Smith
(2017)
Continue reading
A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White Book Poster Image
age 5+
Gentle bio of "Charlotte's Web" author is full of charm.
By Barbara Herkert
(2017)
Continue reading
Nothing Rhymes with Orange Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lots of fruity fun in rhyming tale of fruit and friendship.
By Adam Rex
(2017)
Continue reading
This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from Around the World Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, relatable look at kids' daily lives around globe.
By Matt Lamothe
(2017)
Continue reading
Dad and the Dinosaur Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dad helps son manage fears in kind story full of empathy.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2017)
Continue reading
Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively biography of the man who gave birth to kids' books.
By Michelle Markel
(2017)
Continue reading
Triangle Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 5+
Shapes play pranks in simple, funny friendship story.
By Mac Barnett
(2017)
Continue reading

Pages