Book Reviews

This Is the Rope: A Story From the Great Migration Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lyrical story of a rope and one family's migration north.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2013)
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Bluebird Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Striking, vibrant tale of friendship, bullying, and loss.
By Bob Staake
(2013)
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Gandhi: A March to the Sea Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lovely, poignant look at key moment in Indian history.
By Alice B. McGinty
(2013)
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The Year of the Baby: Anna Wang, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Sweet tale of adopted sibling and her loving older sister.
By Andrea Cheng
(2013)
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Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team Book Poster Image
age 6+
Heartwarming true story of brothers and teammates.
By Audrey Vernick
(2012)
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Russell Sprouts Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Gentle, relatable tale of first grader's adventures, trials.
By Johanna Hurwitz
(2012)
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I Have a Dream Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2012)
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Martha Speaks: Shelter Dog Blues Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively talking-dog adventure fosters vocabulary, compassion.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
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Tea Cakes for Tosh Book Poster Image
age 6+
Touching story of boy's bond with grandma, family history.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2012)
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Nelson Mandela Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Stellar art portrays key aspects of Mandela's life for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2013)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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Linnea in Monet's Garden Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
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The Santa Trap Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Greedy boy tries to capture Santa in funny, offbeat tale.
By Jonathan Emmett
(2012)
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Bink & Gollie: Two for One Book Poster Image
age 6+
Friendship strengthens in fun, tender graphic novel sequel.
By Kate DiCamillo, Alison McGhee
(2012)
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The Year of the Book: Anna Wang, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Charming story of lonely, book-loving girl who finds friend.
By Andrea Cheng
(2012)
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Where the Sidewalk Ends Book Poster Image
age 6+
Irresistible collection of clever, hilarious poems.
By Shel Silverstein
(2004)
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Junie B. Jones Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Junie B. Jones brings good fun and laughs to early readers.
By Barbara Park
(1992)
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The Adventures of Sir Gawain the True Book Poster Image
age 6+
Perfect "knightly" read-aloud for younger children.
By Gerald Morris
(2011)
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Crouching Tiger Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Boy learns to appreciate his heritage in universal story.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2011)
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The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories Book Poster Image
age 6+
Treasure of lost Seuss tales a great all-ages read-aloud.
By Dr. Seuss
(2011)
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