Book Reviews

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)
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)
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)
Where the Sidewalk Ends Book Poster Image
age 6+
Irresistible collection of clever, hilarious poems.
By Shel Silverstein
(2004)
The Invisible Boy Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kind tale of empathy shows how to reach out to left-out kid.
By Trudy Ludwig
(2013)
A Short Tale About a Long Dog: Here's Hank, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Likable hero shows he's responsible enough to have a pet.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
Little Robot Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet, surprising story of friendship and courage.
By Ben Hatke
(2015)
Falling Up Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Silverstein has childhood covered like a rug.
By Shel Silverstein
(1996)
A Light in the Attic Book Poster Image
age 6+
Poet delivers both a moral lesson and mischief.
By Shel Silverstein
(1971)
Harriet and the Promised Land Book Poster Image
age 6+
Story and art convey the escape to freedom.
By Jacob Lawrence
(1993)
In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers Book Poster Image
age 6+
A joyous collection of poetry about fathers.
By Javaka Steptoe
(2000)
Jerusalem Sky: Stars, Crosses, and Crescents Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lovely poem about Jerusalem and its religions.
By Mark H. Podwal
(2006)
Red Sings from Treetops Book Poster Image
age 6+
Exquisite poetry and artwork will excite kids of all ages.
By Joyce Sidman
(2009)
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)
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)
Bink & Gollie: Two for One Book Poster Image
age 6+
Friendship strengthens in fun, tender graphic novel sequel.
By Kate DiCamillo, Alison McGhee
(2012)
Bookmarks Are People Too!: Here's Hank, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
Dory and the Real True Friend: Dory Fantasmagory, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Six-year-old imaginations run riot in appealing sequel.
By Abby Hanlon
(2015)
The English Roses Book Poster Image
age 6+
Madonna's first book has good message for grade-schoolers.
By Madonna
(2003)
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)