Book Reviews

Great Estimations Book Poster Image
age 6+
Learn the tricks up every mathematician's sleeve.
By Bruce Goldstone
(2006)
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Leonardo da Vinci Book Poster Image
age 6+
Filled with fascinating facts and some surprises.
By Diane Stanley
(1996)
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The Puppy Sister Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Joyous story about the power of family love.
By S. E. Hinton
(1995)
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Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears Book Poster Image
age 6+
Clever read fun to share with phobia-prone kids.
By Emily Gravett
(2008)
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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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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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The Day-Glo Brothers Book Poster Image
age 6+
Eye-popping biography of inventive brothers.
By Chris Barton
(2009)
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
By Martin Luther King III
(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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