Book Reviews

age 5+
 
Evocative gardening book makes nature come alive.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
age 3+
 
Sweet sister tale about sibling ups and downs.
By Lori Nichols
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Girl looks for returning bird in cute, informative tale.
By Anne Rockwell
(1989)
age 5+
 
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
By Jon Agee
(2015)
age 3+
 
Tender story of Nana showing grandson city beauty via bus.
By Matt de la Pena
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Pinkalicious helps mini-mermaid get home in cute beach tale.
By Victoria Kann
(2015)
age 4+
 
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Very simple rhyming book about a dog, a stick, and a chick.
By Doreen Cronin
(2015)
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age 3+
 
A bear cub learns about seasons in artful, charming story.
By Carin Berger
(2015)
age 3+
 
Baby says first word in sweet, amusing book.
By Lindsay Ward
(2015)
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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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age 3+
 
Spare text and evocative art capture dog's beach adventure.
By Jorey Hurley
(2015)
age 6+
 
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Vibrant art, gentle story of Nana and a boy's magical cape.
By Lauren Castillo
(2014)
age 5+
 
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
age 4+
 
Fresh and meaningful take on the old axiom "be yourself."
By Michael Hall
(2015)
age 3+
 
Charmingly illustrated book reassures kids they're loved.
By Christa Pierce
(2014)
age 6+
 
Two true, inspiring stories about child activists.
By Jeanette Winter
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Wacky walk through a day in the life of 23 quirky kids.
By Roz Chast
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Young dog discovers snow is fun in cute, relatable story.
By Peter McCarty
(2015)

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