Book Reviews

The Legend of Diamond Lil Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny, clever dog-next-door mystery good for early readers.
By Doreen Cronin
(2012)
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Penny and Her Song Book Poster Image
age 4+
Adorable mouse learns patience waiting to sing for family.
By Kevin Henkes
(2012)
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Kindred Souls Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle tale of a boy fulfilling his grandfather's last wish.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2012)
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Dead to You Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Thought-provoking story of abducted teen who returns.
By Lisa McMann
(2012)
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The One and Only Ivan Book Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming story of a heroic, artistic, captive gorilla.
By Katherine Applegate
(2012)
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The Lost Songs Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling story of Southern teen surviving druggie mom.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(2011)
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Ten Little Caterpillars Book Poster Image
age 2+
Vibrant counting book doubles as a field guide.
By Bill Martin Jr.
(2011)
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The Penderwicks at Point Mouette Book Poster Image
age 9+
Old-fashioned charmer will appeal to the whole family.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2011)
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Moo
age 2+
Cute interactive book about fuzzy and furry farm animals.
By Matthew Van Fleet
(2011)
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Double Fudge Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Hilarious, willful Fudge meets his match.
By Judy Blume
(2002)
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Fudge-a-Mania Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny, realistic family takes Fudge on vacation.
By Judy Blume
(1990)
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Superfudge Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny, honest novel pokes fun at sibling rivalry.
By Judy Blume
(1980)
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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Book Poster Image
age 9+
Toddler antics bug brother, amuse readers in 1st Fudge book.
By Judy Blume
(1972)
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Wild Wings Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tender tween tale of endangered wildlife, friend's death.
By Gill Lewis
(2011)
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Little Pink Pup Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Tender true tale of a pig being raised by a dog family.
By Johanna Kerby
(2010)
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Surviving the Applewhites Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lighthearted tale of eccentric family's creative homeschool.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2002)
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A Raisin in the Sun Book Poster Image
age 13+
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
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Todd's TV Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Funny way to talk about how much TV is too much.
By James Proimos
(2010)
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Dad and Pop Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Celebrates a girl's relationship with her dad and stepdad.
By Kelly Bennett
(2010)
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Remembering Mrs. Rossi Book Poster Image
age 8+
A gentle, honest look at healing after a parent's death.
By Amy Hest
(2007)
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