Book Reviews

Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Witty ode to unconventional education.
By Dr. Seuss
(1998)
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The Gardener Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A tale of hope to treasure.
By Sarah Stewart
(1997)
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Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride: Based on a True Story Book Poster Image
age 6+
Amelia Earhart & Eleanor Roosevelt's 1933 flight.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(1999)
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The Incredible Journey Book Poster Image
age 9+
A clever story and evocative writing.
By Sheila Burnford
(1961)
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Julie of the Wolves Book Poster Image
age 10+
Cultural themes enrich thought-provoking saga.
By Jean Craighead George
(1972)
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Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Poster Image
age 10+
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
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The Maldonado Miracle Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping story of Mexican boy who migrates to U.S. alone.
By Theodore Taylor
(2003)
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The Great Poochini Book Poster Image
age 5+
Pun-filled, engaging adventure.
By Gary Clement
(1999)
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Voyage of the Frog Book Poster Image
age 11+
Harrowing adventure good for reluctant readers.
By Gary Paulsen
(1989)
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Stargirl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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The Cricket in Times Square Book Poster Image
age 9+
Absorbing tale of a very talented cricket.
By George Selden
(1960)
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Timothy Goes to School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Reassures kids with first-day-of-school jitters.
By Rosemary Wells
(1981)
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Curious George Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Michievous monkey's antics will have kids laughing.
By H. A. Rey
(1973)
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Jumping Off to Freedom Book Poster Image
age 11+
Young adult fiction about life in Cuba.
By Anilu Bernardo
(1996)
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Killing Mr. Griffin Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engrossing, violent thriller about peer pressure.
By Lois Duncan
(1978)
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Miss Nelson Has a Field Day Book Poster Image
age 4+
Funny twist will enthrall kids.
By Harry Allard
(1985)
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Miss Nelson Is Missing Book Poster Image
age 4+
Top-notch tale of teacher from the dark side.
By Harry Allard
(1977)
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Miss Nelson Is Back Book Poster Image
age 4+
Humorous tale of mistaken identity.
By Harry Allard
(1982)
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Chrysanthemum Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Cute story about the perils of an unusual name.
By Kevin Henkes
(1999)
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Flying Solo Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, real, and powerfully moving.
By Ralph Fletcher
(1998)
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