Book Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
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By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Puppy stars in funny, sweet book about animal welfare.
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By Nick Bruel
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
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By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
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By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
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By Douglas Florian
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Dog gains self-acceptance in visually stunning circus story.
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By Hannah E. Harrison
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
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By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Leisurely small-town comedy of homing pigeon on the lam.
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By Barbara O'Connor
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
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By Erin Hunter
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting story of misunderstood rat who becomes a hero.
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By W.H. Beck
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
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By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
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By Michael Bond
(1958)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
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By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)