Book Reviews

age 4+
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1997)
age 5+
Classic will be the most dog-eared on your shelf.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1983)
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age 4+
Abstract art + alphabetic alliteration = amazing ABC book.
By Stephen T. Johnson
(2009)
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age 4+
African-American Civil Rights worker celebrated in poetry.
By Ntozake Shange
(2009)
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age 3+
Part alphabet book, part captivating animal encounter.
By Andrew Zuckerman
(2009)
age 6+
Words and watercolors sing in a voice as deep as the river.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)
age 6+
Award-winning poetry book is both scientific and magical.
By Joyce Sidman
(2010)
age 6+
Treasure of lost Seuss tales a great all-ages read-aloud.
By Dr. Seuss
(2011)
age 9+
Another classic poetry collection by the master of whimsy.
By Shel Silverstein
(2011)
age 6+
Irresistible collection of clever, hilarious poems.
By Shel Silverstein
(2004)
age 9+
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
age 10+
Excellent poems depict coming of age in tumultuous 1960s.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
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age 11+
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
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age 9+
Girl beats stereotypes in powerful free-verse novel.
By Marilyn Hilton
(2015)
age 5+
Poetic writing conjures abstract, powerful images.
By Jeron Ashford Frame
(2003)
age 5+
Inspiring book can be shared by the entire family.
By Katharine Lee Bates
(2004)
age 8+
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
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age 6+
Kids will love this spectacular illustrated book.
By Graeme Base
(1986)
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age 4+
A true gift for dog lovers -- children and adults.
By Tony Johnston
(2000)
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age 4+
Hungry T-Rex takes readers through the alphabet.
By Bernard Most
(2000)

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