Book Reviews

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age 4+
 
Color-burst pictures illuminate gospel songs.
By Ashley Bryan
(2007)
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age 4+
 
First-person narrative from a funny boy worm.
By Doreen Cronin
(2003)
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age 4+
 
Student gets inspired to unleash her creativity.
By Peter H. Reynolds
(2003)
age 3+
 
A story about different points of view.
By Jackie French
(2003)
age 4+
 
Fun, friendly look at neighbors' wake-up routines.
By April Stevens
(2007)
age 7+
 
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
(1969)
age 7+
 
May be too intense for the youngest kids.
By Neil Gaiman
(2003)
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age 4+
 
Story will stay with the reader for years to come.
By Tony Kushner
(2003)
age 4+
 
A man's daring stunt atop the World Trade Center towers.
By Mordecai Gerstein
(2004)
age 3+
 
Retelling of African tale will engage kids.
By Ashley Bryan
(2004)
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age 4+
 
Singing heroine will leave you smiling.
By Jerdine Nolen
(2004)
age 2+
 
Typical preschool struggle beautifully illustrated.
By Margaret Chodos-Irvine
(2004)
age 6+
 
Moving story on plantation in antebellum Virginia.
By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2004)
age 2+
 
Silliness that appeals to preschoolers.
By Mo Willems
(2004)
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age 3+
 
A gentle way to talk about separation worries.
By Amanda Harvey
(2004)
age 4+
 
Kids will cheer cat on as he makes his way home.
By Kate Banks
(2004)
age 3+
 
Kids will connect with Kitten and her dilemma.
By Kevin Henkes
(2004)
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age 3+
 
Humorous look at enigmatic nature of cats.
By Elisha Cooper
(2004)
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age 3+
 
Funny, entertaining, and explores point of view.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2004)
age 5+
 
Play-acting aspect will engage young readers.
By Mary Ann Hoberman
(2004)

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