Book Reviews

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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A Light in the Attic Book Poster Image
age 6+
Poet delivers both a moral lesson and mischief.
By Shel Silverstein
(1971)
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Harriet and the Promised Land Book Poster Image
age 6+
Story and art convey the escape to freedom.
By Jacob Lawrence
(1993)
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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)
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Jerusalem Sky: Stars, Crosses, and Crescents Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lovely poem about Jerusalem and its religions.
By Mark H. Podwal
(2006)
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Fartsy Claus Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Gross-out "Night Before Xmas" parody about gassy Santa.
By Mitch Chivus
(2007)
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I See Santa Everywhere Book Poster Image
age 6+
Funny but rough-looking Santas make this older-kid fare.
By Glenn McCoy
(2008)
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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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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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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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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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Where the Sidewalk Ends Book Poster Image
age 6+
Irresistible collection of clever, hilarious poems.
By Shel Silverstein
(2004)
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