Book Reviews

A Whale of the Wild Book Poster Image
age 9+
Young orca must grow up fast in exciting nature story.
By Rosanne Parry
(2020)
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The One and Only Bob: The One and Only Ivan, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Cheer-worthy tale of traumatized dog's quest for family.
By Katherine Applegate
(2020)
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Dog Diaries: A Middle School Story Book Poster Image
age 6+
Rafe's dog tells bouncy tale in Middle School spin-off.
By James Patterson, Steven Butler
(2018)
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Saving Winslow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle, moving story about loving bravely despite risk.
By Sharon Creech
(2018)
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Broken Pride: Bravelands, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Intense, sometimes violent start to rich, vivid animal saga.
By Erin Hunter
(2017)
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Orangutanka: A Story in Poems Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful, joyful peek at family in the wild.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
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National Velvet Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
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45 Pounds (More or Less) Book Poster Image
age 12+
Painful, relatable look at teen's family and diet struggles.
By K.A. Barson
(2013)
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On the Road to Mr. Mineo's Book Poster Image
age 8+
Leisurely small-town comedy of homing pigeon on the lam.
By Barbara O'Connor
(2012)
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Survivors: The Empty City Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
By Erin Hunter
(2012)
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A Bear Called Paddington Book Poster Image
age 6+
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
By Michael Bond
(1958)
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