Book Reviews

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age 4+
 
Retelling of classic brims with passion and grace.
By Paul O. Zelinsky
(1997)
age 4+
 
Parents and kids appreciate spunky Alexander.
By Judith Viorst
(1995)
age 4+
 
Kid-friendly language and funny illustrations.
By Judith Viorst
(1995)
age 6+
 
Miniature mystery will keep kids engaged.
By Cari Best
(1999)
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age 7+
 
Ramona tale helps young kids build empathy.
By Beverly Cleary
(1992)
age 4+
 
Engaging book makes kids want to read more.
By Joy Cowley
(1999)
age 4+
 
A high-spirited tale full of humor.
By Babette Cole
(1986)
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age 9+
 
Fascinating for kids who dance or act.
By Noel Streatfeild
(1993)
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age 2+
 
Young bear bids farewell to the old home.
By Frank Asch
(1986)
age 11+
 
Moving story of grief and recovery.
By Audrey Couloumbis
(1999)
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age 4+
 
Rhyming classic is a sure winner with kids.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1977)
age 4+
 
After 35 years, Clifford hasn't lost his appeal.
By Norman Bridwell
(1969)
age 4+
 
Gentle story keeps preschoolers absorbed.
By Robert McCloskey
(1969)
age 4+
 
Kids can empathize with bedtime troubles.
By Lillian Hoban, Russell Hoban
(1900)
age 6+
 
Amusing tales from author's childhood.
By Tomie dePaola
(1999)
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age 2+
 
Text and pictures work together perfectly.
By Jules Feiffer
(1998)
age 9+
 
A sharp take on junior high relationships.
By Amy Goldman Koss
(1999)
age 12+
 
Girl's story following mother's suicide.
By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2003)

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