Book Reviews

age 9+
 
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
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age 3+
 
Charming story of bunny who gets sibs to play, not watch TV.
By Peter McCarty
(2012)
age 3+
 
A good-humored identity crisis makes this one a royal hoot.
By Ian Falconer
(2012)
age 10+
 
Gripping adventure of intrepid siblings in steampunk world.
By S.S. Taylor
(2012)
age 6+
 
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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age 3+
 
Sweet story and pictures celebrate unstructured play.
By Jacky Davis
(2008)
age 3+
 
Fun camping adventure has one brief scary moment.
By Jacky Davis
(2012)
age 3+
 
Ladybug Girl tackles snow play in fun, imaginative tale.
By Jacky Davis
(2013)
age 10+
 
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
age 3+
 
Gorgeously illustrated adventure fosters imagination.
By Elisa Kleven
(1998)
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age 12+
 
Dynamite heroine in romantic dystopian-future swashbuckler.
By Sharon Cameron
(2015)
age 4+
 
Gorgeous Chinese folktale is a fun, memorable read.
By Arlene Mosel
(2012)
age 7+
 
Charming tale of a weasel's adventure to protect his love.
By Tor Seidler
(1993)
age 10+
 
Gripping, inspiring wilderness-survival adventure.
By Jean Craighead George
(1959)
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age 4+
 
Beautiful book captures the magic after lights go out.
By John Rocco
(2011)
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age 4+
 
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
By Brian Floca
(2013)
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age 5+
 
Gentle, sensitive intro to where babies come from.
By Sophie Blackall
(2014)
age 10+
 
Amazing adventure about siblings lost in a future Zimbabwe.
By Nancy Farmer
(2014)
age 3+
 
Silly sing-along about bedtime is a counting classic.
By Eileen Christelow
(2012)
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age 3+
 
A fresh and funny take on new baby in the house.
By Ame Dyckman
(2015)

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