Book Reviews

age 10+
 
Screenwriting Sean gets tangled in a lie in smart sequel.
By Jeff Baron
(2014)
age 9+
 
Wonderful intro to 27 musicians and their unique styles.
By Jared Levine, Jim Guerinot, Robbie Robertson, Sebastian Robertson
(2013)
age 6+
 
Insightful, kid-friendly intro to the history of hip-hop.
By Laban Carrick Hill
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Classic satire portrays absurd David vs. Goliath warfare.
By Jean Merrill
(1964)
age 6+
 
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
age 2+
 
Excellent vocab builder is also big wacky fun.
By Richard Scarry
(1998)
age 3+
 
Bold, beautiful book is sure to fire up kids’ creativity.
By Eric Carle
(2011)
age 3+
 
Exceptional art, sensitive story reunite a boy and his bear.
By Philip C. Stead
(2011)
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age 4+
 
Award-winning picture book illustrates the creative process.
By David Wiesner
(2010)
age 4+
 
Kids will groove to this toe-tapping treasure.
By Leo & Diane Dillon
(2007)
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age 4+
 
For the child who loves music, this is a must.
By Kathleen Krull
(2003)
age 6+
 
Mildly charming but unspectacular book.
By Edith Baer
(1992)
age 6+
 
A step in the right direction for budding dancers.
By Angela Wilkes
(2000)
age 4+
 
Draws in railroad buffs and reluctant readers.
By Christine Heap
(1998)