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+
 
Silly sentences keep kids laughing without pause.
By Lynne Truss
(2006)
age 5+
 
Humorous boy-and-his-dog tales for early readers.
By Lori Ries
(2006)
age 5+
 
Award-winning picture-book treatment of Tubman.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(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+
 
Charged-up intro to Ellington, his band & music.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(1998)
age 5+
 
Funny story regardless of the season.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2000)
age 5+
 
A revitalizing dose of imagination, inspiration.
By Ezra Jack Keats
(1981)
age 5+
 
Simple story isn't quite right for target audience.
By Mem Fox
(2000)
age 5+
 
Beautiful art shines over sometimes dark read-aloud.
By David Kirk
(1995)
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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