Book Reviews

Word of Mouse Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Exciting, funny tale of blue mouse packs positive messages.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
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Some Kind of Happiness Book Poster Image
age 8+
Adventurous girl uncovers family secrets in engrossing read.
By Claire Legrand
(2016)
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A Pack Divided: Survivors, The Gathering Darkness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting post-disaster dog fantasy best for fans of series.
By Erin Hunter
(2015)
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Confessions of an Imaginary Friend: A Memoir by Jacques Papier Book Poster Image
age 8+
Whimsical, breezy faux memoir told by an imaginary friend.
By Michelle Cuevas
(2015)
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Malcolm Under the Stars Book Poster Image
age 8+
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
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Twintuition: Double Vision Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magic happens when twins touch in fun tween romp.
By Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry
(2015)
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The Year of the Three Sisters Book Poster Image
age 8+
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
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The Fourteenth Goldfish Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, sweet fountain-of-youth fantasy about growing wiser.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2014)
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Nuts to You Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
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The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp Book Poster Image
age 8+
Folksy novel sends environmentalist message.
By Kathi Appelt
(2013)
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On the Road to Mr. Mineo's Book Poster Image
age 8+
Leisurely small-town comedy of homing pigeon on the lam.
By Barbara O'Connor
(2012)
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Survivors: The Empty City Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
By Erin Hunter
(2012)
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The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook Book Poster Image
age 8+
Realistic story of girl coping with sick cat, dad's death.
By Joanne Rocklin
(2012)
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Tua and the Elephant Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, exciting tale of Thai girl who rescues an elephant.
By R.P. Harris
(2012)
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The One and Only Ivan Book Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming story of a heroic, artistic, captive gorilla.
By Katherine Applegate
(2012)
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Looking for Miza Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorilla's tale not as compelling as others in series.
By Isabella Hatkoff, Juliana Hatkoff, Paula Kahumbu
(2008)
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Flawed Dogs: The Novel: The Shocking Raid on Westminster Book Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet story about the healing power of love.
By Berkeley Breathed
(2009)
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Gully's Travels Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Humorous tale questions the value of loyalty.
By Tor Seidler
(2008)
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The Great American Mousical Book Poster Image
age 8+
Cute adventure for animal and theater lovers.
By Julie Andrews Edwards, Emma Walton Hamilton
(2006)
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Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 8+
Caldecott Honor is about the art, not the ABCs.
By David McLimans
(2006)
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