Book Reviews

Yesterday I Had the Blues Book Poster Image
age 5+
Poetic writing conjures abstract, powerful images.
By Jeron Ashford Frame
(2003)
America the Beautiful Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring book can be shared by the entire family.
By Katharine Lee Bates
(2004)
You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Fairy Tales to Read Together Book Poster Image
age 5+
Play-acting aspect will engage young readers.
By Mary Ann Hoberman
(2004)
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring tale of landmark's construction.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2006)
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference Book Poster Image
age 5+
Silly sentences keep kids laughing without pause.
By Lynne Truss
(2006)
Aggie and Ben: Three Stories Book Poster Image
age 5+
Humorous boy-and-his-dog tales for early readers.
By Lori Ries
(2006)
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom Book Poster Image
age 5+
Award-winning picture-book treatment of Tubman.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2006)
The Great Poochini Book Poster Image
age 5+
Pun-filled, engaging adventure.
By Gary Clement
(1999)
Fly, Bessie, Fly Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Inspiring story; kids will root for the heroine.
By Lynn Joseph
(1998)
Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra Book Poster Image
age 5+
Charged-up intro to Ellington, his band & music.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(1998)
Big Bob and the Thanksgiving Potatoes Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny story regardless of the season.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2000)
Regards to the Man in the Moon Book Poster Image
age 5+
A revitalizing dose of imagination, inspiration.
By Ezra Jack Keats
(1981)
Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Simple story isn't quite right for target audience.
By Mem Fox
(2000)
Miss Spider's Wedding Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful art shines over sometimes dark read-aloud.
By David Kirk
(1995)
Felix, What Time Is It? Book Poster Image
age 5+
The presentation of time-telling is confusing.
By Annette Langen
(1999)
Cookies:  Bite-Size Life Lessons Book Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet lessons are easy to digest.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2006)
The First Christmas Stocking Book Poster Image
age 5+
Sentimental but stirring Christmas story.
By Elizabeth Winthrop
(2006)
Jackie and the Shadow Snatcher Book Poster Image
age 5+
Retro illustrations draw kids to fun adventure.
By Larry Di Fiori
(2006)
Simeon's Gift Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Magical fairy tale weaves rich tapestry for all.
By Julie Andrews Edwards
(2006)
Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich Book Poster Image
age 5+
Poems, stellar art show funny side of monsters.
By Adam Rex, Mordecai Richler
(2006)

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