Book Reviews

Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively, inspiring bio of America's first female doctor.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2013)
Freckleface Strawberry: Best Friends Forever Book Poster Image
age 5+
Unlikely duo finds true friendship in fun boy-girl tale.
By Julianne Moore
(2011)
Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully Book Poster Image
age 5+
Imaginative girl tackles bully in upbeat playground story.
By Julianne Moore
(2009)
Abe Lincoln's Dream Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl's journey with Lincoln's ghost applauds U.S. progress.
By Lane Smith
(2012)
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)
Turkey Trouble Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Whimiscal tale of a turkey trying to save his own neck.
By Wendi Silvano
(2009)
The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 5+
Peter goes to Scotland in inspired charmer, fun read-aloud.
By Emma Thompson
(2012)
I Gotta Draw Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Triumphant tale of artistic misfit and creative teacher.
By Bruce Degen
(2012)
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)
Tyler Makes Pancakes! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively cooking story whipped together with fun food info.
By Tyler Florence
(2012)
Freckleface Strawberry Book Poster Image
age 5+
Teased girl learns self-acceptance in fun friendship tale.
By Julianne Moore
(2007)
A Giant Crush Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun Valentine story stresses self-esteem, friendship.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2011)
Grandpa Green Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Man's life is lovingly recalled by his grandson and garden.
By Lane Smith
(2011)
The Last Day of Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 5+
Realistic school tale can help kids deal with transitions.
By Nancy Loewen
(2011)
The Stupids Step Out Book Poster Image
age 5+
Family cheerfully does everything wrong in goofy, fun tale.
By Harry Allard
(1974)
Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Twins embrace individuality in funny book for new readers.
By Grace Lin
(2010)
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)
Farm Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Catchy art and story, all about the rhythms of farm life.
By Elisha Cooper
(2010)
Cloud Tea Monkeys Book Poster Image
age 5+
Folk tale steeped in rich language and elegant art.
By Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham
(2010)
Sylvia Long's Thumbelina Book Poster Image
age 5+
Exquisite watercolors bring magic to this classic story.
By Sylvia Long
(2010)

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