Book Reviews

age 2+
 
All of Beatrix Potter in one book, pre-K and K.
By Beatrix Potter
(1969)
age 9+
 
A teenager saves the world from destruction.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1978)
age 4+
 
Simple yet beguiling look at chameleons.
By Martin Jenkins
(2000)
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age 2+
 
Amazing true story captivates young listeners.
By Dr. Francine Patterson
(1985)
age 9+
 
A tale that can make a grown-up giggle too.
By Bruce Hale
(2001)
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age 9+
 
An informational book for horse lovers of any age.
By Marguerite Henry
(1993)
age 9+
 
Kids will be eager to complete unfinished tales.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1984)
age 13+
 
OK read. Teens may love the supernatural elements.
By Lois Duncan
(1981)
age 6+
 
Vivid artwork and facts about sharks.
By Claire Llewellyn
(1999)
age 12+
 
Absorbing mystery includes child abuse, sexual manipulation.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(2000)
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age 4+
 
Realistic illustrations with expressive text.
By Sally Tagholm
(2000)
age 4+
 
Nonfiction look at our cotton-tailed friends.
By Sally Tagholm
(2000)
age 9+
 
A must for every horse-lover's library.
By Marguerite Henry
(1947)
age 8+
 
Mystery and fantasy combine effectively.
By Janet Taylor Lisle
(1994)
age 4+
 
Slow pace, but kids like the pageantry.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1961)
age 4+
 
Humorous explanation of ladybug's life cycle.
By Judy Allen
(2000)
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age 4+
 
Kids learn science by pretending they're snails.
By Judy Allen
(2000)
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age 4+
 
The real and surreal blur in award-winning book.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1981)
age 8+
 
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
age 9+
 
Gripping, first-rate storytelling.
By Jennifer Owings Dewey
(1997)

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