Book Reviews

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age 12+
Moving, fast-paced novel-in-verse; great for teen boys.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2015)
age 4+
Sensitive story of using art to process difficult emotions.
By Cathleen Daly
(2014)
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age 4+
Boy finds magical world in imaginative, artful tale.
By Joseph Kuefler
(2015)
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age 4+
Crazy-silly robot tale activates blasts of robo-mayhem.
By Adam Rubin
(2015)
age 4+
Lost-toy tale pushes message of self-help book "The Secret."
By Skye Byrne
(2015)
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age 4+
Entrancing art invites readers to write their own stories.
By Pamela Zagarenski
(2015)
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age 12+
Devastating, deeply moving story of love and resilience.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2015)
age 3+
Bright, silly scenes of world turned upside down.
By Eric Carle
(2015)
age 4+
Jack Frost origin story is reassuring but confusing.
By William Joyce
(2015)
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age 8+
Pitch-perfect story about boy and family facing hard times.
By Katherine Applegate
(2015)
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age 4+
Imaginary pal has abandonment issues in fun, offbeat tale.
By Eoin Colfer
(2015)
age 3+
Sweet, not scary story of friendship and imagination.
By Mac Barnett
(2015)
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age 10+
Funny, moving graphic novel takes on teen substance abuse.
By Matthew Holm, Jennifer Holm
(2015)
age 4+
Silly, sweet princess tale is an offbeat delight.
By Kate Beaton
(2015)
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age 4+
Otter rockets to the moon in fun celebration of imagination.
By Sam Garton
(2015)
age 6+
Resourceful Hank faces fears in fun Halloween story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
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age 3+
Big brother finds special role in funny new-sibling book.
By Stephanie Watson
(2015)
age 3+
More Seuss magic in discovered manuscript.
By Dr. Seuss
(2015)
age 4+
Big sis loves little sis in sweet new-sibling tale.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
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age 4+
Bouncy big sis learns to tone down noise for new baby.
By Katherine Hannigan
(2015)

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