Book Reviews

Bill Peet: An Autobiography Book Poster Image
age 9+
Former Disney illustrator shares his life story.
By Bill Peet
(1989)
A Drop of Water Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Photos capture water's beauty and complexity.
By Walter Wick
(1996)
The Kingfisher Young Discoverers Encyclopedia of Facts and Experiments Book Poster Image
age 9+
Makes biology and science fun and exciting.
By Kingfisher Staff
(2000)
The Sun Book Poster Image
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age 6+
A visually stunning introduction to the sun.
By Seymour Simon
(1986)
How Come? Planet Earth Book Poster Image
age 11+
Sometimes intriguing, sometimes unhelpful.
By Kathy Wollard
(1999)
Splish! Splosh! Why Do We Wash?: Experiments in the Bathroom Book Poster Image
age 4+
Curious kids find answers in fun science book.
By Janice Lobb
(2000)
Our Earth Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Caves, volcanoes, and other Earth delights.
By Anne Rockwell
(1998)
Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp Book Poster Image
age 4+
Bright artwork captures many dinosaur particulars.
By Carol Diggory Shields
(2000)
Go Ask Alice Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Authentic, tragic portrayal of teen drug use - a classic.
By Beatrice Sparks
(1971)
Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution Book Poster Image
age 12+
Devastating portrait of brutal political movement.
By Ji-Li Jiang
(1997)
Opal: The Journal of an Understanding Heart Book Poster Image
age 9+
The real-life diary of a child of nature.
By Opal Whiteley
(2005)
Encyclopedia Prehistorica : Dinosaurs Book Poster Image
age 7+
Dinosaur pop-up essential for young dino lovers.
By Matthew Reinhart
(2006)
Why Are the Ice Caps Melting? The Dangers of Global Warming Book Poster Image
age 9+
Dreary planet outlook challenges tweens to act.
By Anne Rockwell
(2006)
A Christmas Memory Book Poster Image
age 7+
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
(1969)
An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming Book Poster Image
age 13+
Green teens may want fewer facts, more activism ideas.
By Al Gore
(2007)
My Thirteenth Winter Book Poster Image
age 13+
Honest story of life with learning disability.
By Samantha Abeel
(2005)
Little House in the Big Woods Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain Book Poster Image
age 8+
Award-winner shows child's view of the Cold War.
By Peter Sis
(2007)
Living Color Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Encyclopedic view of colorful, intriguing animals.
By Steve Jenkins
(2007)
Three Little Words: A Memoir Book Poster Image
age 16+
Harrowing foster child memoir for mature readers.
By Ashley Rhodes-Courter
(2008)

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