Book Reviews

A Giant Crush Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun Valentine story stresses self-esteem, friendship.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2011)
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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)
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The Last Day of Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 5+
Realistic school tale can help kids deal with transitions.
By Nancy Loewen
(2011)
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The Stupids Step Out Book Poster Image
age 5+
Family cheerfully does everything wrong in goofy, fun tale.
By Harry Allard
(1974)
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Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Twins embrace individuality in funny book for new readers.
By Grace Lin
(2010)
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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)
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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)
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Cloud Tea Monkeys Book Poster Image
age 5+
Folk tale steeped in rich language and elegant art.
By Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham
(2010)
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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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We Planted a Tree Book Poster Image
age 5+
A poem to inspire young tree huggers everywhere.
By Diane Muldrow
(2010)
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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)
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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)
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My People Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Photos bring sparkling tone to simple poem of celebration.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)
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It's Not the Stork! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Curious kids will appreciate the honest facts-of-life book.
By Robie H. Harris
(2006)
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Louise the Big Cheese: Divine Diva Book Poster Image
age 5+
Starry-eyed girl copes with disappointment in sparkly tale.
By Elise Primavera
(2009)
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Owen & Mzee: The Language of Friendship Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspirational story about friendship and eco-action.
By Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, Paula Kahumbu
(2007)
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Peeny Butter Fudge Book Poster Image
age 5+
Toothsome gift for zany grandmas to share with grandkids.
By Toni Morrison, Slade Morrison
(2009)
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Robot Zot! Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Energetic read that some parents may find too violent.
By Jon Scieszka
(2009)
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Imogene's Last Stand Book Poster Image
age 5+
Tenacious girl fights to preserve her historical society.
By Candace Fleming
(2009)
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Skippyjon Jones: Lost in Spice Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, spicy Mars trip with kids' favorite big-eared cat-dog.
By Judy Schachner
(2009)
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