Book Reviews

BUMBLE-ARDY Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Confusing tone weakens tale of unwavering love.
By Maurice Sendak
(2011)
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The Crossing Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Historic journey comes alive with poetic words, vivid art.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2011)
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Queen of the Falls Book Poster Image
age 6+
Eccentric character and amazing art keep this story afloat.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(2011)
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Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave Book Poster Image
age 6+
Amazing award-winning historical story told in free verse.
By Laban Carrick Hill
(2010)
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For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart Book Poster Image
age 6+
Unusual biography about Mozart's talented sister.
By Elizabeth Rusch
(2011)
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Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night Book Poster Image
age 6+
Award-winning poetry book is both scientific and magical.
By Joyce Sidman
(2010)
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Bink & Gollie Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Friendship flourishes in fun graphic novel for younger set.
By Kate DiCamillo, Alison McGhee
(2010)
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Seymour Simon Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fancy photography, but made for big science fans.
By Seymour Simon
(2007)
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers Book Poster Image
age 6+
Words and watercolors sing in a voice as deep as the river.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)
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The Day-Glo Brothers Book Poster Image
age 6+
Eye-popping biography of inventive brothers.
By Chris Barton
(2009)
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Spells Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Kids may need help jumping into clever frog-prince tale.
By Emily Gravett
(2009)
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The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth Book Poster Image
age 6+
True story about an amazing boy who thought outside the box.
By Kathleen Krull
(2009)
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Once Upon a Twice Book Poster Image
age 6+
Clever, spooky nonsense adventure isn't for sensitive kids.
By Denise Doyen
(2009)
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Let's Do Nothing Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun book about combating boredom; great for lazy afternoons.
By Tony Fucile
(2009)
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Crazy Hair Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Offbeat fantasy in a head of hair is fun and a bit creepy.
By Neil Gaiman
(2009)
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Blueberry Girl Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Enchanting poem, magical artwork...a touching gift of hope.
By Neil Gaiman
(2009)
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Ecology From A to Z Book Poster Image
age 6+
A to Z poetry will inspire and teach young eco-activists.
By Jacob Angel
(2008)
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Red Sings from Treetops Book Poster Image
age 6+
Exquisite poetry and artwork will excite kids of all ages.
By Joyce Sidman
(2009)
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Down Down Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea Book Poster Image
age 6+
The sea floor comes to life in this visual book of facts.
By Steve Jenkins
(2009)
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Goin' Someplace Special Book Poster Image
age 6+
Gentle story about facing prejudice with pride and strength.
By Patricia McKissack
(2008)
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