Book Reviews

age 5+
 
Poetic writing conjures abstract, powerful images.
By Jeron Ashford Frame
(2003)
age 7+
 
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
(1969)
age 5+
 
Inspiring book can be shared by the entire family.
By Katharine Lee Bates
(2004)
age 9+
 
The real-life diary of a child of nature.
By Opal Whiteley
(2005)
age 8+
 
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
age 9+
 
Former Disney illustrator shares his life story.
By Bill Peet
(1989)
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age 4+
 
A true gift for dog lovers -- children and adults.
By Tony Johnston
(2000)
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age 9+
 
A series of rhythmic word-jazz poems.
By Ken Nordine
(2000)
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age 15+
 
Authentic, tragic portrayal of teen drug use - a classic.
By Anonymous
(1971)
age 4+
 
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1997)
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age 2+
 
This lively collection is an auditory delight.
By Debi Gliori
(1997)
age 4+
 
Poetry collection could become a kids' classic.
By John Updike
(1995)
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age 4+
 
Witty words with whimsical illustrations.
By Douglas Florian
(2000)
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age 8+
 
A reminder of all that is good around us.
By Simon James
(1999)
age 4+
 
Lively verse, fun dilemma make an enjoyable read.
By Mary Ann Hoberman
(1997)
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age 6+
 
Silverstein has childhood covered like a rug.
By Shel Silverstein
(1996)
age 6+
 
Poet delivers both a moral lesson and mischief.
By Shel Silverstein
(1971)
age 2+
 
Beatrix Potter and Mother Goose -- a great team.
By Beatrix Potter
(1969)
age 4+
 
Sweet, madcap picture book filled with zany, silly rhymes.
By Shel Silverstein
(1975)
age 6+
 
Story and art convey the escape to freedom.
By Jacob Lawrence
(1993)

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