Book Reviews

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age 4+
 
Free verse Who's Who of cuddly canines.
By Maya Gottfried
(2008)
age 8+
 
Award-winner shows child's view of the Cold War.
By Peter Sis
(2007)
age 4+
 
Playful poems dance with a simple, gleeful rhythm.
By Linda Sue Park
(2007)
age 9+
 
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
age 10+
 
Severe look at war's impact better for older kids.
By Alice Walker
(2007)
age 13+
 
Honest story of life with learning disability.
By Samantha Abeel
(2005)
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age 4+
 
Great pics elevate poems for sports lovers.
By Jack Prelutsky
(2007)
age 7+
 
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
(1969)
age 7+
 
Beautiful collection of poetry and illustrations.
By Caroline Kennedy
(2006)
age 6+
 
Lovely poem about Jerusalem and its religions.
By Mark H. Podwal
(2006)
age 9+
 
The real-life diary of a child of nature.
By Opal Whiteley
(2005)
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 12+
 
Devastating portrait of brutal political movement.
By Ji-Li Jiang
(1997)
age 2+
 
Rhyming words describe seasonal changes.
By Nancy Tafuri
(1999)
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age 6+
 
Silverstein has childhood covered like a rug.
By Shel Silverstein
(1996)
age 5+
 
Poetic writing conjures abstract, powerful images.
By Jeron Ashford Frame
(2003)

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