Book Reviews

Tess's Tree Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet story of grief and healing is pitch perfect.
By Jess Brallier
(2009)
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Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing and Hope Book Poster Image
age 12+
Heartfelt letters to cyberbullied teen inspire compassion.
By Olivia Gardner, Emily Buder, Sarah Buder
(2008)
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Without Tess Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling tale of teen haunted by troubled sister's death.
By Marcella Pixley
(2011)
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Wild Awake Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Brilliant, intense tale of teen coping with grief.
By Hilary T. Smith
(2013)
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Two Boys Kissing Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Poignant tale of several gay teens and record-breaking kiss.
By David Levithan
(2013)
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The Question of Miracles Book Poster Image
age 9+
Heartfelt, hopeful meditation on grief and life.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2015)
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The Goodbye Book Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Comforting story about grief, loss, and finding joy again.
By Todd Parr
(2015)
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Ida, Always Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Heartrending, hopeful story of farewell to dying friend.
By Caron Levis
(2016)
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Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl conquers middle school worries in fun graphic novel.
By Booki Vivat
(2016)
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Bear About Town Book Poster Image
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age 2+
This bear enjoys walks and greeting friends.
By Stella Blackstone
(2000)
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Girl Power: Young Women Speak Out Book Poster Image
age 16+
Portrays teen girls in all their complexity.
By Hillary Carlip
(1995)
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A Chocolate Moose for Dinner Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun read puts silly language in the spotlight.
By Fred Gwynne
(2000)
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A Child's Calendar Book Poster Image
age 4+
Traditional pastimes are linked to the 12 months.
By John Updike
(1999)
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The Day Leo Said I HATE YOU! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Touching lesson for kids -- and their parents!
By Robie H. Harris
(2008)
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Dark Night Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Darkly comic, empowering take on tackling nighttime fears.
By Dorothee de Monfreid
(2009)
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Louise the Big Cheese: Divine Diva Book Poster Image
age 5+
Starry-eyed girl copes with disappointment in sparkly tale.
By Elise Primavera
(2009)
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Pink Me Up Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Dad's a really good sport in this fun father-daughter tale.
By Charise Mericle Harper
(2010)
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Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cool cat shows how to go with the flow.
By Eric Litwin
(2010)
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Mr. Peek and the Misunderstanding at the Zoo Book Poster Image
age 4+
A humorous lesson in the power of positive thinking.
By Kevin Waldron
(2010)
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Myrtle Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Affirming story of a little rat standing up to a bully.
By Tracey Campbell Pearson
(2004)
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