Book Reviews

age 5+
Friends' fairy adventures are fun intro to fantasy.
By Daisy Meadows
(2005)
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age 5+
Engaging early reader shows teamwork via community garden.
By Shaquille O'Neal
(2015)
age 5+
Girl with two dads appreciates whole family in sweet tale.
By Miriam B. Schiffer
(2015)
age 5+
Guests wait while princess fights monsters in fun sequel.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2015)
age 5+
Girl brings alligator for show-and-tell in funny romp.
By Elise Parsley
(2015)
age 5+
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
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age 5+
Energetic sketches show the power of one boy's pen.
By Christopher Myers
(2015)
age 5+
Sweet, engaging steps for budding readers.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
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age 5+
Feel the love in this cascade of whimsical wishes for kids.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
age 5+
Evocative gardening book makes nature come alive.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
age 5+
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
By Jon Agee
(2015)
age 5+
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
age 5+
Fun tale of monster-fighting princess who leads double life.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2014)
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
age 5+
Dark, unsettling story of pet endangered by children.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(2014)
age 5+
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
By Grace Lin
(2014)
age 5+
Reassuring tale soothes fears, promotes sharing feelings.
By LeVar Burton, Susan Schaefer Bernardo
(2014)
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age 5+
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
By Misty Copeland
(2014)
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age 5+
Gentle, sensitive intro to where babies come from.
By Sophie Blackall
(2014)
age 5+
Character counts more than looks is the light lesson here.
By Kate Lum
(2014)

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