Book Reviews

The Sleepy Little Alphabet: A Bedtime Story from Alphabet Town Book Poster Image
age 3+
Rhyming ABC book is the perfect amount of fun before bed.
By Judy Sierra
(2009)
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Creature ABC Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Part alphabet book, part captivating animal encounter.
By Andrew Zuckerman
(2009)
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Imogene's Last Stand Book Poster Image
age 5+
Tenacious girl fights to preserve her historical society.
By Candace Fleming
(2009)
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Aliens Are Coming! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, educational retelling of the War of the Worlds hoax.
By Meghan McCarthy
(2009)
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The Train of States Book Poster Image
age 5+
Book of fascinating state facts keeps kids busy.
By Peter Sis
(2004)
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Presidents' Day Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Age-appropriate intro to four of our most famous presidents.
By Anne Rockwell, Lizzy Rockwell
(2007)
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A Is for ART Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Abstract art + alphabetic alliteration = amazing ABC book.
By Stephen T. Johnson
(2009)
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Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out Book Poster Image
age 9+
Enjoyable, if not always accurate, history tales.
By National Children's Book & Literacy Alliance's Books
(2008)
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Madam President: The Extraordinary, True (and Evolving) Story of Women in Politics Book Poster Image
age 9+
Stories of strong women to inspire tween politic.
By Catherine Thimmesh
(2008)
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Tuttle's Red Barn Book Poster Image
age 5+
Family farm story will cultivate love of history.
By Richard Michelson
(2007)
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Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village Book Poster Image
age 9+
Unique, brilliant, award-winning history book.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2007)
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The Alphabet from A to Y, with Bonus Letter Z Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wild and crazy alphabet humor best for older kids.
By Steve Martin
(2007)
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The Secret World of Hildegard Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gorgeous artwork, but too ethereal for many kids.
By Jonah Winter
(2007)
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Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon Book Poster Image
age 9+
Thrilling story of the people behind the mission.
By Catherine Thimmesh
(2006)
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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring tale of landmark's construction.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2006)
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A Merry Little Christmas: Celebrate From A to Z Book Poster Image
age 3+
Christmas nostalgia shines in fun ABCs.
By Mary Engelbreit
(2006)
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Alphabet Explosion! Search and Count from Alien to Zebra Book Poster Image
age 6+
Artistic alphabet search is clever but tricky.
By John Nickle
(2006)
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Castle: Medieval Days and Knights Book Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of information packed into appealing pop-up.
By Kyle Olmon
(2006)
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Pirates Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Pirate thrills may be too much for some kids.
By John Matthews
(2006)
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Rosa Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Spectacular illustrations spotlight Parks' historic protest.
By Nikki Giovanni
(2006)
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