Book Reviews

All-American Girl Book Poster Image
age 11+
Marred by a pat ending, but an enjoyable romp.
By Meg Cabot
(2003)
The Slippery Slope: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 10 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Witty story, exciting adventure keeps kids reading.
By Lemony Snicket
(2003)
Angela and Diabola Book Poster Image
age 9+
The humor is as wicked as the evil twin.
By Lynne Reid Banks
(2004)
The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, fascinating, and exquisite historical tale.
By Richard Peck
(2004)
Molly McGinty Has a Really Good Day Book Poster Image
age 9+
Molly takes her eccentric grandma to high school.
By Gary Paulsen
(2005)
A Long Way from Chicago: a Novel in Stories Book Poster Image
age 9+
A hilarious look at summer in the country.
By Richard Peck
(1998)
How to Eat Fried Worms Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids are sure to devour this gross-out book.
By Thomas Rockwell
(2006)
The Discovery of Dragons Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gorgeous art and scaled-up humor for tweens up.
By Graeme Base
(2007)
Zelda and Ivy: The Runaways Book Poster Image
age 4+
Seuss Award winner is great fun for early readers.
By Laura McGee Kvasnosky
(2006)
Do Pigs Have Stripes? Book Poster Image
age 4+
Comical suggestions make this a fun read-aloud.
By Melanie Walsh
(1996)
Love Among the Walnuts Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wacky characters will win over readers.
By Jean Ferris
(1998)
Digger Pig and the Turnip Book Poster Image
age 4+
Warmly illustrated early-reader book.
By Caron Lee Cohen
(2000)
Just Clowning Around Book Poster Image
age 2+
Short, simple, and playful stories.
By Steven MacDonald
(2000)
Otis Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A humorous tale of individuality and friendship.
By Janie Bynum
(2000)
Lady Muck Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Unusual settings and challenging language.
By William Mayne
(1997)
Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
A winning choice for preschooler or kindergartner.
By Joseph Slate
(1998)
Frog and Toad All Year Book Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent beginning reader for kids.
By Arnold Lobel
(1976)
Harry and the Lady Next Door Book Poster Image
age 4+
Simple, humorous text with kid-friendly drawings.
By Gene Zion
(1978)
Tiffky Doofky Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Steig's trademark language play is in full swing.
By William Steig
(2000)
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gently addresses children's fear of abandonment.
By William Steig
(2000)

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