Book Reviews

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age 9+
 
In taut, unforgettable drama, nothing is simple.
By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
(1991)
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age 4+
 
The real and surreal blur in award-winning book.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1981)
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age 11+
 
Thinking person's bunny story will appeal to kids.
By Richard Adams
(1972)
age 9+
 
Tearjerker about country boy and his hound dogs.
By Wilson Rawls
(2005)
age 5+
 
Beloved, classic stories and poems in one volume.
By A. A. Milne
(1996)
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Dog
age 2+
 
Pat the puppies, make them move, love them all.
By Matthew Van Fleet
(2007)
age 8+
 
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
age 6+
 
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
By Michael Bond
(1958)
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age 2+
 
Gorgeous, enchanting bedtime read.
By Il Sung Na
(2009)
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age 4+
 
Tender true tale of a pig being raised by a dog family.
By Johanna Kerby
(2010)
age 3+
 
Exceptional art, sensitive story reunite a boy and his bear.
By Philip C. Stead
(2011)
age 2+
 
Vibrant counting book doubles as a field guide.
By Bill Martin Jr.
(2011)
age 2+
 
Excellent vocab builder is also big wacky fun.
By Richard Scarry
(1998)
age 8+
 
Fun, exciting tale of Thai girl who rescues an elephant.
By R.P. Harris
(2012)
age 9+
 
Exciting story of misunderstood rat who becomes a hero.
By W.H. Beck
(2012)
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age 5+
 
Funny story of bear searching for cub boasts detailed art.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
age 6+
 
Richly layered, fascinating book kids will enjoy for years.
By Steve Jenkins
(2013)
age 3+
 
Dog gains self-acceptance in visually stunning circus story.
By Hannah E. Harrison
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)

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