Book Reviews

age 5+
 
Poetic writing conjures abstract, powerful images.
By Jeron Ashford Frame
(2003)
age 5+
 
Inspiring book can be shared by the entire family.
By Katharine Lee Bates
(2004)
age 5+
 
Play-acting aspect will engage young readers.
By Mary Ann Hoberman
(2004)
age 5+
 
Inspiring tale of landmark's construction.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2006)
age 5+
 
Pun-filled, engaging adventure.
By Gary Clement
(1999)
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age 5+
 
Inspiring story; kids will root for the heroine.
By Lynn Joseph
(1998)
age 5+
 
Simple story isn't quite right for target audience.
By Mem Fox
(2000)
age 5+
 
The presentation of time-telling is confusing.
By Annette Langen
(1999)
age 5+
 
Sweet lessons are easy to digest.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2006)
age 5+
 
Sentimental but stirring Christmas story.
By Elizabeth Winthrop
(2006)
age 5+
 
Retro illustrations draw kids to fun adventure.
By Larry Di Fiori
(2006)
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age 5+
 
Magical fairy tale weaves rich tapestry for all.
By Julie Andrews Edwards
(2006)
age 5+
 
Poems, stellar art show funny side of monsters.
By Adam Rex, Mordecai Richler
(2006)
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age 5+
 
Boy dives into mazes in wordless, imaginative adventure.
By Barbara Lehman
(2006)
age 5+
 
Small treasure explores Irish famine, emigration.
By Elvira Woodruff
(2006)
age 5+
 
Funny, silly pig story great for early readers.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2005)
age 5+
 
Mute boy's Christmas play becomes strangely real.
By Rebecca Caudill
(2005)
age 5+
 
Impulsive Junie faces Career Day -- early readers.
By Barbara Park
(2006)
age 5+
 
Word-loving boy spreads the wealth. K-4.
By Roni Schotter
(2006)
age 5+
 
Piggie will fly in this spunky read-aloud.
By Mo Willems
(2007)

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