Book Reviews

Frederick Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Heartwarming story of mouse with a kind spirit.
By Leo Lionni
(1987)
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Guess How Much I Love You Book Poster Image
age 2+
Sentimental bunny tale tugs on the heartstrings.
By Sam McBratney
(1996)
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Broken Days Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Makes history exciting for teens.
By Ann Rinaldi
(1996)
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Across Five Aprils Book Poster Image
age 11+
This historical tale is captivating and memorable.
By Irene Hunt
(1964)
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Moon of Two Dark Horses Book Poster Image
age 9+
Haunting tale set during the Revolutionary War.
By Sally M. Keehn
(2004)
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Before We Were Free Book Poster Image
age 13+
Moving historical fiction about life under a dictatorship.
By Julia Alvarez
(2004)
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The Shakespeare Stealer Book Poster Image
age 9+
A fresh look at Shakespeare for young readers.
By Gary Blackwood
(1998)
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Shakespeare's Spy Book Poster Image
age 10+
Shakespearean adventure is accessible for tweens.
By Gary Blackwood
(2004)
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Ghosts I Have Been Book Poster Image
age 9+
Peck combines shivery horror with slapstick humor.
By Richard Peck
(1977)
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Number the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Brave girl helps smuggle Jewish friends to safety.
By Lois Lowry
(1989)
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Mama Had to Work on Christmas Book Poster Image
age 7+
Gently opens children's eyes to class differences.
By Carolyn Marsden
(2003)
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Chig and the Second Spread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Keeps harshness of Depression mostly at bay.
By Gwenyth Swain
(2003)
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The Steps Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Spunky tween learns to accept her new, complicated family.
By Rachel Cohn
(2003)
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A Cool Moonlight Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lyrical tale of girl who must avoid sunlight.
By Angela Johnson
(2003)
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Aleutian Sparrow Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Historical verse novel falls flat despite engaging subject.
By Karen Hesse
(2003)
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The Crying Rocks Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Slow-paced book about tough issues has supernatural spark.
By Janet Taylor Lisle
(2003)
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Julius, Baby of the World Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kids with siblings will enjoy Lilly's escapades.
By Kevin Henkes
(1990)
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When Mama Comes Home Tonight Book Poster Image
age 2+
Good book for the end of a hectic day.
By Eileen Spinelli
(1998)
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Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Simple story isn't quite right for target audience.
By Mem Fox
(2000)
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Time for Bed Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Young listeners may drift off to lullaby.
By Mem Fox
(1993)
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