Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
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By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Absorbing, encyclopedic compendium of animal life is a treasure for the entire family. 
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By Steve Jenkins
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Funny story of bear searching for cub boasts detailed art.
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By Benjamin Chaud
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
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By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Folksy novel sends environmentalist message.
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By Kathi Appelt
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Brilliant, intense tale of teen coping with grief.
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By Hilary T. Smith
(2013)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Funny book teaches little ones about feelings.
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By Sandra Boynton
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Leisurely small-town comedy of homing pigeon on the lam.
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By Barbara O'Connor
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
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By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
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By Erin Hunter
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced, witty story of classroom rat who must prove his merit and valor is a captivating mystery adventure.
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By W.H. Beck
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun, exciting tale of Thai girl who rescues an elephant.
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By R.P. Harris
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Heartwarming story of a heroic, artistic, captive gorilla.
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By Katherine Applegate
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
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By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
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By Michael Bond
(1958)