Book Reviews

AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Giggly series installment taps into common kid frustration.
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By Mo Willems
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
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By Grace Lin
(2014)
AGE
7
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Sweet adventure focuses on friendship and care of animals.
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By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Cuteness, silliness, not much plot in Chicken Squad sequel.
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By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
AGE
10
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More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
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By E.D. Baker
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Simple lesson about old and new friends is so fun.
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By Mo Willems
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A girls-vs.-boys twist in magic-filled sequel.
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By Soman Chainani
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sweet, silly, swashbuckling end to fairy-tale saga.
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By Christopher Healy
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Unlikely friends play pretend in straightforward story.
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By Mo Willems
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Adventure, sweetness, peril, some loss in fairy tale sequel.
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By Chris Colfer
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
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By E.D. Baker
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
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By Christopher Healy
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Gentle, relatable tale of first grader's adventures, trials.
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By Johanna Hurwitz
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Upbeat tale of friendship is great for beginning readers.
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By Olivier Dunrea
(2009)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Fun tale of girls creating camp fosters independent play.
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By Annie Barrows
(2012)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Girls start a newspaper in fun, mischievous adventure.
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By Annie Barrows
(2011)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Talking-dog adventure builds vocabulary, teaches sharing.
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By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lively talking-dog adventure fosters vocabulary, compassion.
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By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Fractured fairy tale is clever, touching, and violent.
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By Adam Gidwitz
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
So super-silly, beginning readers won't be able to resist.
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By Mo Willems
(2011)

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