Book Reviews

If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silliness reigns when determined girl drags piano to beach.
By Elise Parsley
(2016)
The Airport Book Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun account of family's travel day tells all about airports.
By Lisa Brown
(2016)
Our Great Big Backyard Book Poster Image
age 4+
National Parks help open girl to nature in cute family tale.
By Laura Bush, Jenna Bush Hager
(2016)
Thunder Boy Jr. Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Native American boy wants his own name in big-hearted story.
By Sherman Alexie
(2016)
Rules of the House Book Poster Image
age 4+
Spook-house fun in story about spatting siblings and rules.
By Mac Barnett
(2016)
Miles Is a Mighty Brothersaurus Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sensitive sibling tale underscores "be yourself" theme.
By Samantha Kurtzman-Counter, Abbie Schiller
(2016)
Dear Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kids' questions, pope's answers offer lots to think about.
By Pope Francis
(2016)
Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful graphic-novel memoir offers hope, call to action.
By Jessica Dee Humphreys, Michel Chikwanine
(2015)
Robo-Sauce Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Crazy-silly robot tale activates blasts of robo-mayhem.
By Adam Rubin
(2015)
Behold! A Baby Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Big brother finds special role in funny new-sibling book.
By Stephanie Watson
(2015)
What Pet Should I Get? Book Poster Image
age 3+
More Seuss magic in discovered manuscript.
By Dr. Seuss
(2015)
Little Miss, Big Sis Book Poster Image
age 4+
Big sis loves little sis in sweet new-sibling tale.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
Gwendolyn Grace Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Bouncy big sis learns to tone down noise for new baby.
By Katherine Hannigan
(2015)
One Family Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Happy, colorful celebration of counting and families.
By George Shannon
(2015)
I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives Book Poster Image
age 12+
Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
By Martin Ganada, Caitlin Alifrenka, Liz Welch
(2015)
Invisible Girl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
I Wish You More Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Feel the love in this cascade of whimsical wishes for kids.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
Maple and Willow Together Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet sister tale about sibling ups and downs.
By Lori Nichols
(2014)
How I Discovered Poetry Book Poster Image
age 12+
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
Wolfie the Bunny Book Poster Image
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age 3+
A fresh and funny take on new baby in the house.
By Ame Dyckman
(2015)

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