Book Reviews

Heart of a Shepherd Book Poster Image
age 9+
Growing up in the heartland beautifully, movingly portrayed.
By Roseanne Parry
(2009)
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Crow Call Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Tender father-daughter tale is best for school-aged kids.
By Lois Lowry
(2009)
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Eidi: The Children of Crow Cove, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Quiet story of independent girl has mature themes.
By Bodil Bredsdorff
(2009)
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The Everafter Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Mystery, not misery, at heart of this dead teen narrative.
By Amy Huntley
(2009)
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Looking for Miza Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorilla's tale not as compelling as others in series.
By Isabella Hatkoff, Juliana Hatkoff, Paula Kahumbu
(2008)
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Owen & Mzee: The Language of Friendship Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspirational story about friendship and eco-action.
By Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, Paula Kahumbu
(2007)
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Knut: How One Little Polar Bear Captivated the World Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cub's zoo care caught on camera; educational and oh so cute.
By Juliana Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff, Gerald R. Uhlich
(2007)
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Winter's Tail: How One Little Dolphin Learned to Swim Again Book Poster Image
age 4+
Inspirational story of a dolphin who beats the odds.
By Juliana Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff
(2009)
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Flawed Dogs: The Novel: The Shocking Raid on Westminster Book Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet story about the healing power of love.
By Berkeley Breathed
(2009)
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Wild Girl Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Horse tale with more depth and a strong girl lead.
By Patricia Reilly Giff
(2009)
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A Book of Sleep Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Gorgeous, enchanting bedtime read.
By Il Sung Na
(2009)
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The Circus Ship Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Odd shipwreck tale comes on a little strong.
By Chris Van Dusen
(2009)
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Cat Dreams Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Sweet, sleepy book will have cat lovers purring.
By Ursula K. Le Guin
(2009)
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Panda Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Great photos make this a must-have for young animal lovers.
By Joanne Ryder, Katherine Feng
(2009)
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The Call of the Wild Book Poster Image
age 12+
Classic animal tale of dignity and survival.
By Jack London
(1903)
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Little Women Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic still charms despite outdated gender roles.
By Louisa May Alcott
(1868)
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King of the Screwups Book Poster Image
age 14+
Enchanting stereotype-bending novel; teens only.
By K. L. Going
(2009)
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The Beef Princess of Practical County Book Poster Image
age 9+
Moving, nontraditional farm story with heartland values.
By Michelle Houts
(2009)
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City Boy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
AIDS orphan adjusts to the country life in Malawi.
By Jan Michael
(2009)
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If I Stay Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping, unsentimental look at teen in coma.
By Gayle Forman
(2009)
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