Book Reviews

AGE
6
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Funny, gross picture book packs positive messages.
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By William Joyce
(2015)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Kind boy tries to cheer up sister in funny, relatable story.
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By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
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By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2015)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
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By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Two true, inspiring stories about child activists.
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By Jeanette Winter
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Funny, relatable tale of 6-year-old with wild imagination.
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By Abby Hanlon
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Cuteness, silliness, not much plot in Chicken Squad sequel.
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By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Silly cowboy adventure perfect for new chapter-book readers.
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By Kate DiCamillo
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Third grader changes attitude in cute tale of self-control.
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By Megan McDonald
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
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By Angela Johnson
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Thought-provoking story of tween girl's trip to China.
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By Andrea Cheng
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lots of laughs on the farm in fun, silly chicken tale.
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By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
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By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Likable hero shows he's responsible enough to have a pet.
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By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
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By Maira Kalman
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Malcolm X's daughter portrays his childhood in earnest bio.
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By Ilyasah Shabazz
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Kind tale of empathy shows how to reach out to left-out kid.
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By Trudy Ludwig
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Richly layered, fascinating book kids will enjoy for years.
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By Steve Jenkins
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Creepy, fun book about snakes is chock-full of facts.
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By Roxie Munro
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Insightful, kid-friendly intro to the history of hip-hop.
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By Laban Carrick Hill
(2013)

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