Book Reviews

If You Grew Up With George Washington Book Poster Image
age 6+
Bite-size chunks of history.
By Ruth Belov Gross
(1982)
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Kenny's Window Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Challenging book makes readers think.
By Maurice Sendak
(1956)
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The Secrets of Animal Flight Book Poster Image
age 6+
Spectacular photos fascinate kids.
By Nic Bishop
(1997)
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Dogs Book Poster Image
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age 6+
All kids wanted to know about man's best friend.
By Amanda O'Neill
(1999)
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Almost to Freedom Book Poster Image
age 6+
Moving story on plantation in antebellum Virginia.
By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2004)
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Falling Up Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Silverstein has childhood covered like a rug.
By Shel Silverstein
(1996)
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Oh Say Can You Say? Book Poster Image
age 6+
A volatile stew of festive wordplay.
By Dr. Seuss
(1979)
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The English Roses Book Poster Image
age 6+
Madonna's first book has good message for grade-schoolers.
By Madonna
(2003)
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Grandad's Prayer of the Earth Book Poster Image
age 6+
Moving story offers opportunities for discussion.
By Douglas Wood
(1999)
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Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt Book Poster Image
age 6+
Enslaved girl's courage will engage older kids.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(1993)
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Goggles Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Reminds that brainpower's better than brute power.
By Ezra Jack Keats
(1998)
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The Long Silk Strand: A Grandmother's Legacy to Her Granddaughter Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lovely tale addresses questions about death.
By Laura E. Williams
(1995)
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Feathers and Fools Book Poster Image
age 6+
Literary-quality fable is engaging, effective.
By Mem Fox
(2000)
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Come Back, Amelia Bedelia Book Poster Image
age 6+
Amelia Bedelia's predicaments keep kids engaged.
By Peggy Parish
(1971)
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Amelia Bedelia Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Literal-minded housekeeper in fun easy reader.
By Peggy Parish
(1969)
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All in a Day Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Book shows the many commonalities we all share.
By Mitsumasa Anno
(2000)
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Caleb and Kate Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Long, loving story, but little action.
By William Steig
(1986)
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Lady Muck Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Unusual settings and challenging language.
By William Mayne
(1997)
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Sybil's Night Ride Book Poster Image
age 6+
Engaging, if sometimes stiff, tale of a heroine.
By Karen B. Winnick
(2000)
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The Best Book of Sharks Book Poster Image
age 6+
Vivid artwork and facts about sharks.
By Claire Llewellyn
(1999)
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