Book Reviews

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age 3+
Charming story of bunny who gets sibs to play, not watch TV.
By Peter McCarty
(2012)
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age 12+
Complex, unique, and satisfying fairy-tale romance.
By Alethea Kontis
(2012)
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
age 3+
A good-humored identity crisis makes this one a royal hoot.
By Ian Falconer
(2012)
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age 7+
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
age 10+
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
age 4+
Boy cites the colors of his moods in poetic slice of life.
By Tameka Fryer Brown
(2013)
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age 4+
Beautiful book captures the magic after lights go out.
By John Rocco
(2011)
age 8+
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
By Christopher Healy
(2013)
age 5+
Moving yet upbeat story of girl with dad away at war.
By Suzanne Collins
(2013)
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age 4+
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
By Brian Floca
(2013)
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age 3+
Sweet story and pictures celebrate unstructured play.
By Jacky Davis
(2008)
age 3+
Fun camping adventure has one brief scary moment.
By Jacky Davis
(2012)
age 3+
Ladybug Girl tackles snow play in fun, imaginative tale.
By Jacky Davis
(2013)
age 3+
Silly sing-along about bedtime is a counting classic.
By Eileen Christelow
(2012)
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age 5+
Gentle, sensitive intro to where babies come from.
By Sophie Blackall
(2014)
age 10+
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
age 3+
Ladybug Girl picks Halloween costume in charming adventure.
By Jacky Davis
(2014)
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age 7+
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
age 4+
Gorgeously illustrated adventure fosters imagination.
By Elisa Kleven
(1998)

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