Book Reviews

age 6+
Lovely poem about Jerusalem and its religions.
By Mark H. Podwal
(2006)
age 9+
Tearjerker about country boy and his hound dogs.
By Wilson Rawls
(2005)
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age 8+
Charlie believes a raven can cure his grandfather.
By Jean Craighead George
(2004)
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age 11+
Thinking person's bunny story will appeal to kids.
By Richard Adams
(1972)
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age 9+
In taut, unforgettable drama, nothing is simple.
By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
(1991)
age 9+
Insect allegory might be too slow for most kids.
By Soinbhe Lally
(2004)
age 4+
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1997)
age 6+
A joyous collection of poetry about fathers.
By Javaka Steptoe
(2000)
age 2+
Beatrix Potter and Mother Goose -- a great team.
By Beatrix Potter
(1969)
age 8+
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
age 5+
Inspiring book can be shared by the entire family.
By Katharine Lee Bates
(2004)
age 2+
An edifying blend of learning and entertainment.
By Deni Brown
(1998)
age 6+
Spectacular photos fascinate kids.
By Nic Bishop
(1997)
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age 6+
All kids wanted to know about man's best friend.
By Amanda O'Neill
(1999)
age 2+
Rhyming words describe seasonal changes.
By Nancy Tafuri
(1999)
age 9+
Gripping, first-rate storytelling.
By Jennifer Owings Dewey
(1997)
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
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age 6+
Silverstein has childhood covered like a rug.
By Shel Silverstein
(1996)
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age 4+
The real and surreal blur in award-winning book.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1981)
age 5+
Poetic writing conjures abstract, powerful images.
By Jeron Ashford Frame
(2003)

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