Book Reviews

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)
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)
A Book of Sleep Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Gorgeous, enchanting bedtime read.
By Il Sung Na
(2009)
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)
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)
Panda Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Great photos make this a must-have for young animal lovers.
By Joanne Ryder, Katherine Feng
(2009)
The Call of the Wild Book Poster Image
age 12+
Classic animal tale of dignity and survival.
By Jack London
(1903)
Don Quixote Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Art and emotion both lost in retelling of classic.
By Martin Jenkins
(2009)
Down Down Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea Book Poster Image
age 6+
The sea floor comes to life in this visual book of facts.
By Steve Jenkins
(2009)
Steinbeck's Ghost Book Poster Image
age 10+
A rare treat for young book lovers.
By Lewis Buzbee
(2008)
Bees, Snails, and Peacock Tails Book Poster Image
age 4+
Explore nature's patterns and shapes with preschoolers.
By Betsy Franco
(2008)
The Ghost's Child Book Poster Image
age 14+
Lyrical view of life and love won't interest most kids.
By Sonya Hartnett
(2008)
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks Book Poster Image
age 14+
Boarding school rebel story more insightful than most.
By E. Lockhart
(2008)
The Kingdom on the Waves: Octavian Nothing, Vol. 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Brilliant, brutal sequel set during Revolutionary War.
By M.T. Anderson
(2008)
The Underneath Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
A Bear Called Paddington Book Poster Image
age 6+
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
By Michael Bond
(1958)
Gully's Travels Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Humorous tale questions the value of loyalty.
By Tor Seidler
(2008)
Vasco, Leader of the Tribe Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tale of rodent bravery has intense fight scenes.
By Anne-Laure Bondoux
(2007)
The Quest Begins: Seekers, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slow start to series about talking bears on quest.
By Erin Hunter
(2008)
Look Behind! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Quirky alphabet tells truths of animal rear ends.
By Lola M. Schaefer, Heather Lynn Miller
(2008)

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