Book Reviews

age 8+
 
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
By Erin Hunter
(2012)
age 9+
 
Exciting story of misunderstood rat who becomes a hero.
By W.H. Beck
(2012)
age 8+
 
Fun, exciting tale of Thai girl who rescues an elephant.
By R.P. Harris
(2012)
age 6+
 
Irresistible collection of clever, hilarious poems.
By Shel Silverstein
(2004)
age 7+
 
Funny, clever dog-next-door mystery good for early readers.
By Doreen Cronin
(2012)
age 8+
 
Heartwarming story of a heroic, artistic, captive gorilla.
By Katherine Applegate
(2012)
age 2+
 
Vibrant counting book doubles as a field guide.
By Bill Martin Jr.
(2011)
age 9+
 
Another classic poetry collection by the master of whimsy.
By Shel Silverstein
(2011)
age 6+
 
Treasure of lost Seuss tales a great all-ages read-aloud.
By Dr. Seuss
(2011)
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age 15+
 
Teens learn to live for themselves in intense, mature book.
By Ellen Hopkins
(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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age 16+
 
First in controversial verse poetry series about addiction.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2004)
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age 9+
 
Tender tween tale of endangered wildlife, friend's death.
By Gill Lewis
(2011)
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age 4+
 
Tender true tale of a pig being raised by a dog family.
By Johanna Kerby
(2010)
age 6+
 
Award-winning poetry book is both scientific and magical.
By Joyce Sidman
(2010)
age 6+
 
Words and watercolors sing in a voice as deep as the river.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)
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age 5+
 
Photos bring sparkling tone to simple poem of celebration.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)
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age 8+
 
Gorilla's tale not as compelling as others in series.
By Isabella Hatkoff, Juliana Hatkoff, Paula Kahumbu
(2008)
age 5+
 
Inspirational story about friendship and eco-action.
By Craig Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff, Paula Kahumbu
(2007)
age 4+
 
Cub's zoo care caught on camera; educational and oh so cute.
By Dr. Gerald R. Uhlich, Isabella Hatkoff, Juliana Hatkoff
(2007)

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