Book Reviews

The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby Book Poster Image
age 7+
Superhero comic novel full of slapstick and bathroom humor.
By Dav Pilkey
(2002)
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Zita the Spacegirl Book Poster Image
age 7+
Brave girl seeks missing friend in exciting graphic novel.
By Ben Hatke
(2011)
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Stone Rabbit Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Time-travel comic mixes cartoon mayhem, some learning.
By Erik Craddock
(2009)
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It's So Amazing! Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Only parents know when it's time for this book.
By Robie H. Harris
(2004)
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Babymouse Series Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Quick, lively graphic novels pack in the positivity.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2005)
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Instructions Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Slightly quirky life lessons for the older picture book set.
By Neil Gaiman
(2010)
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Django: World's Greatest Jazz Guitarist Book Poster Image
age 7+
Moving bio of jazz guitarist can be a little hard to follow.
By Bonnie Christensen
(2009)
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Crow Call Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Tender father-daughter tale is best for school-aged kids.
By Lois Lowry
(2009)
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The True Gift: A Christmas Story Book Poster Image
age 7+
Simple, lyrical, gentle tale of true giving.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2009)
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Return to the Hundred Acre Wood Book Poster Image
age 7+
An adequate sequel, but it misses the magic.
By David Benedictus
(2009)
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The Girl Who Wanted to Dance Book Poster Image
age 7+
Haunting fairy tale is dark and confusing for younger kids.
By Amy Ehrlich
(2009)
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The Dunderheads Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Teamwork trumps an evil teacher; too scary for preschoolers.
By Paul Fleischman
(2009)
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The Composer Is Dead Book Poster Image
age 7+
Murder and mystery create a unique intro to the orchestra.
By Lemony Snicket
(2009)
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Emmaline and the Bunny Book Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging bunny tale with clever wordplay, lovely artwork.
By Katherine Hannigan
(2009)
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Way Up and Over Everything Book Poster Image
age 7+
Folktale about hope, flying, and the magic of storytelling.
By Alice McGill
(2008)
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Chicken Butt! Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Quick, silly story that will get kids laughing.
By Erica Perl
(2009)
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One Beetle Too Many: The Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin Book Poster Image
age 7+
Extraordinary book celebrates curiosity, and an amazing man.
By Kathryn Lasky
(2009)
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Piper Reed: Navy Brat Book Poster Image
age 7+
Energetic story of family, change; great for young readers.
By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2007)
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Sugar Plum Ballerinas Book Poster Image
age 7+
Important lessons on staying true to friends and yourself.
By Whoopi Goldberg, Deborah Underwood
(2008)
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The Houdini Box Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Lightweight story with great illustrations.
By Brian Selznick
(1991)
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