Book Reviews

Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, charming look at civil rights leader's childhood.
By Jabari Asim
(2016)
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Rainbow Magic Series Book Poster Image
age 5+
Friends' fairy adventures are fun intro to fantasy.
By Daisy Meadows
(2005)
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Little Shaq Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Engaging early reader shows teamwork via community garden.
By Shaquille O'Neal
(2015)
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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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Katie Woo Series Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Relatable stories in short chapters have good life lessons.
By Fran Manushkin
(2011)
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Henry and Mudge Series Book Poster Image
age 5+
Simple, sweet stories about a boy and his beloved dog.
By Cynthia Rylant
(1987)
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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)
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Super Fly: The World's Smallest Superhero!: Super Fly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
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I Wish You More Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Feel the love in this cascade of whimsical wishes for kids.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
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Ling & Ting: Twice as Silly Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
By Grace Lin
(2014)
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The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm Book Poster Image
age 5+
Reassuring tale soothes fears, promotes sharing feelings.
By LeVar Burton, Susan Schaefer Bernardo
(2014)
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The Baby Tree Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Gentle, sensitive intro to where babies come from.
By Sophie Blackall
(2014)
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Princesses Are Not Just Pretty Book Poster Image
age 5+
Character counts more than looks is the light lesson here.
By Kate Lum
(2014)
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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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My Mom Is a Foreigner, But Not to Me Book Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet tale of multicultural moms has message of acceptance.
By Julianne Moore
(1013)
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Journey Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Enchanting art, wordless fantasy lead kids to tell story.
By Aaron Becker
(2013)
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Toys in Space Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Quirky tale-within-a-tale overflows with fun details.
By Mini Grey
(2013)
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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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Freckleface Strawberry: Best Friends Forever Book Poster Image
age 5+
Unlikely duo finds true friendship in fun boy-girl tale.
By Julianne Moore
(2011)
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Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully Book Poster Image
age 5+
Imaginative girl tackles bully in upbeat playground story.
By Julianne Moore
(2009)
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