Book Reviews

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age 9+
 
Powerful shipwreck story has anti-racism message..
By Theodore Taylor
(1987)
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age 7+
 
Lighthearted, satisfying survival story.
By Wendy Orr
(2001)
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age 4+
 
A tale of hope to treasure.
By Sarah Stewart
(1997)
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age 11+
 
Hold on tight for an intense tale of survival.
By Gary Paulsen
(1987)
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age 4+
 
Steig's trademark language play is in full swing.
By William Steig
(2000)
age 4+
 
Gently addresses children's fear of abandonment.
By William Steig
(2000)
age 9+
 
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
age 4+
 
A whimsical tale with a stirring message.
By Dr. Seuss
(1954)
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age 4+
 
Seuss takes your tongue and ties it into knots.
By Dr. Seuss
(1965)
age 4+
 
Seuss at his most transporting and welcoming.
By Dr. Seuss
(1956)
age 4+
 
A childhood favorite for good reason.
By Dr. Seuss
(1960)
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age 4+
 
A better and brighter zoo than the ones we know.
By Dr. Seuss
(1950)
age 4+
 
A jaunty, upbeat journey through wacky landscapes.
By Dr. Seuss
(1990)
age 11+
 
Top-notch, rip-roaring adventure with fantasy violence.
By Joshua Mowll
(2005)
age 6+
 
A sure hit with kids starting chapter books.
By Annie Barrows
(2007)
age 6+
 
1939 Newbery Honor book is both tender and funny.
By Florence Atwater, Richard Atwater
(2007)
age 4+
 
Tender comedy is great for beginning readers.
By Mo Willems
(2007)
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age 10+
 
The granddaddy of kids' adventures -- a classic.
By Robert Louis Stevenson
(1883)
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age 4+
 
A sweet celebration of the best thing life has to offer.
By Pat Mora
(2009)
age 3+
 
Too full of clever laughs to scare most young mateys.
By Jonny Duddle
(2010)

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