Book Reviews

Keeper of the Night Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girl's story following mother's suicide.
By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2003)
I Lost My Bear Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Text and pictures work together perfectly.
By Jules Feiffer
(1998)
The Ashwater Experiment Book Poster Image
age 9+
A sharp take on junior high relationships.
By Amy Goldman Koss
(1999)
26 Fairmount Avenue Book Poster Image
age 6+
Amusing tales from author's childhood.
By Tomie dePaola
(1999)
Blueberries for Sal Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gentle story keeps preschoolers absorbed.
By Robert McCloskey
(1969)
Bedtime for Frances Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kids can empathize with bedtime troubles.
By Russell Hoban, Lillian Hoban
(1900)
Clifford the Big Red Dog Book Poster Image
age 4+
After 35 years, Clifford hasn't lost his appeal.
By Norman Bridwell
(1969)
Madeline Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Rhyming classic is a sure winner with kids.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1977)
Getting Near to Baby Book Poster Image
age 11+
Moving story of grief and recovery.
By Audrey Couloumbis
(1999)
Goodbye House Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Young bear bids farewell to the old home.
By Frank Asch
(1986)
Ballet Shoes Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Performing arts school tale great for kids who dance or act.
By Noel Streatfeild
(1993)
Big Bob and the Thanksgiving Potatoes Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny story regardless of the season.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2000)
Happy Birthday to You! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Celebratory tale soars with wordplay and crazy invention.
By Dr. Seuss
(1958)
Happy Halloween, Biscuit! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Warm, humorous tale reflects preschool tastes.
By Alyssa Satin Capucilli
(1999)
Agapanthus Hum and the Eyeglasses Book Poster Image
age 4+
Engaging book makes kids want to read more.
By Joy Cowley
(1999)
Beni's First Chanukah Book Poster Image
age 4+
Insipid text, pictures present nothing new.
By Jane Breskin Zalben
(1988)
Three Cheers for Catherine the Great! Book Poster Image
age 6+
Miniature mystery will keep kids engaged.
By Cari Best
(1999)
Ramona the Pest Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Ramona tale helps young kids build empathy.
By Beverly Cleary
(1992)
Pearl Plants a Tree Book Poster Image
age 4+
Family traditions: Pass 'em on.
By Jane Breskin Zalben
(1995)
Our Only May Amelia Book Poster Image
age 9+
A historical novel set in the Pacific Northwest.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(1999)

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