Book Reviews

Almost to Freedom Book Poster Image
age 6+
Moving story on plantation in antebellum Virginia.
By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2004)
The English Roses Book Poster Image
age 6+
Madonna's first book has good message for grade-schoolers.
By Madonna
(2003)
Judy Moody Saves the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Captivates kids transitioning to chapter books.
By Megan McDonald
(2004)
Judy Moody was in a mood. Not a good mood. A bad mood. Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wickedly funny take on life in third grade.
By Megan McDonald
(2004)
Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Magic Tree House, Book 36) Book Poster Image
age 6+
Merlin mission fantasy teaches as it entertains.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(2006)
Great Estimations Book Poster Image
age 6+
Learn the tricks up every mathematician's sleeve.
By Bruce Goldstone
(2006)
The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon Book Poster Image
age 6+
Tableware goes bad in sumptuously drawn tale.
By Mini Grey, Ruth Belov Gross
(2006)
The BFG Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Silly classic is great read-aloud.
By Roald Dahl
(2006)
Afternoon on the Amazon: Magic Tree House, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 6+
One of the weaker entries in the series.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1995)
The Good Luck Cat Book Poster Image
age 6+
Cat in constant peril in picture book better for older kids.
By Joy Harjo
(2000)
Goodbye, House: A Kid's Guide to Moving Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kids will love the hands-on format.
By Ann Banks
(1980)
North American Indians Book Poster Image
age 6+
Book lends itself to child-parent discussions.
By Douglas W. Gorsline, Marie Gorsline
(1978)
The Secrets of Animal Flight Book Poster Image
age 6+
Spectacular photos fascinate kids.
By Nic Bishop
(1997)
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)
Lady Muck Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Unusual settings and challenging language.
By William Mayne
(1997)
Three Cheers for Catherine the Great! Book Poster Image
age 6+
Miniature mystery will keep kids engaged.
By Cari Best
(1999)
Sybil's Night Ride Book Poster Image
age 6+
Engaging, if sometimes stiff, tale of a heroine.
By Karen B. Winnick
(2000)
The Best Book of Ballet Book Poster Image
age 6+
A step in the right direction for budding dancers.
By Angela Wilkes
(2000)
Animalia Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Kids will love this spectacular illustrated book.
By Graeme Base
(1986)
Just So Stories Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Lively language, funny stories, fanciful animals.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1902)

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