Book Reviews

A Treasure's Trove Book Poster Image
age 7+
Mediocre story with brilliant marketing.
By Michael Stadther
(2006)
Mama Had to Work on Christmas Book Poster Image
age 7+
Gently opens children's eyes to class differences.
By Carolyn Marsden
(2003)
A Christmas Memory Book Poster Image
age 7+
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
(1969)
The Wolves in the Walls Book Poster Image
age 7+
May be too intense for the youngest kids.
By Neil Gaiman
(2003)
More Perfect than the Moon (Sarah, Plain and Tall, Book 4) Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sarah, Plain and Tall continues.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
The Last Holiday Concert Book Poster Image
age 7+
The kids are in charge of the holiday concert.
By Andrew Clements
(2004)
The Borrowers Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Classic tale a bit slow but retains its appeal.
By Mary Norton
(2003)
Living Color Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Encyclopedic view of colorful, intriguing animals.
By Steve Jenkins
(2007)
Clementine Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Move over, Ramona -- here comes Clementine.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2006)
Castle: Medieval Days and Knights Book Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of information packed into appealing pop-up.
By Kyle Olmon
(2006)
Nim's Island Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Lighthearted, satisfying survival story.
By Wendy Orr
(2001)
The Wind in the Willows Book Poster Image
age 7+
Timeless classic about Toad's adventures and his friends.
By Kenneth Grahame
(1969)
The All New Amelia Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amelia learns a lesson from identity crisis.
By Marissa Moss
(1999)
Fat Men From Space Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kids with a bent for the absurd will love this.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(1977)
Davin Book Poster Image
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age 7+
An exciting read-aloud.
By Dan Gordon, Zaki Gordon
(1997)
Morning Girl Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Lyrical historical fiction with a knockout punch.
By Michael Dorris
(1992)
Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and Other Sea Monsters Book Poster Image
age 7+
Stunning paper-art makes nonfiction pop.
By Matthew Reinhart
(2006)
When Santa Fell to Earth Book Poster Image
age 7+
Santa fights commercialization, kids help, ho hum.
By Cornelia Funke
(2006)
Encyclopedia Prehistorica : Dinosaurs Book Poster Image
age 7+
Dinosaur pop-up essential for young dino lovers.
By Matthew Reinhart
(2006)
A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children Book Poster Image
age 7+
Beautiful collection of poetry and illustrations.
By Caroline Kennedy
(2006)

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