Book Reviews

age 8+
Exciting post-disaster dog fantasy best for fans of series.
By Erin Hunter
(2015)
age 10+
Sly combo of two fairy tales makes for literary magic.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
age 8+
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
age 4+
Beautiful, joyful peek at family in the wild.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 7+
Puppy stars in funny, sweet book about animal welfare.
By Nick Bruel
(2015)
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age 7+
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
age 7+
Sweet adventure focuses on friendship and care of animals.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
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age 8+
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
age 10+
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
age 9+
A girls-vs.-boys twist in magic-filled sequel.
By Soman Chainani
(2014)
age 8+
Sweet, silly, swashbuckling end to fairy-tale saga.
By Christopher Healy
(2014)
age 6+
Lots of laughs on the farm in fun, silly chicken tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
age 3+
Dog gains self-acceptance in visually stunning circus story.
By Hannah E. Harrison
(2014)
age 4+
Captivating art shapes West African-set fairy tale classic.
By H. Chuka Lee
(2014)
age 6+
Richly layered, fascinating book kids will enjoy for years.
By Steve Jenkins
(2013)
age 10+
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
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age 5+
Funny story of bear searching for cub boasts detailed art.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2013)
age 8+
Adventure, sweetness, peril, some loss in fairy tale sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2013)
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
age 8+
Folksy novel sends environmentalist message.
By Kathi Appelt
(2013)

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