Book Reviews

The Red Pencil Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
Burned Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense tale of teen breaking free from her abusive home.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2006)
I'm a Frog! An Elephant & Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
Unlikely friends play pretend in straightforward story.
By Mo Willems
(2013)
Waiting Is Not Easy! An Elephant & Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
Giggly series installment taps into common kid frustration.
By Mo Willems
(2014)
The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party Book Poster Image
age 5+
Guests wait while princess fights monsters in fun sequel.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2015)
The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde Book Poster Image
age 5+
Kids will devour fun tale of monstrously hungry rabbits.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2016)
Gossie and Gertie Book Poster Image
age 4+
Upbeat tale of friendship is great for beginning readers.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2009)
Minnie & Moo: Hooves of Fire Book Poster Image
age 8+
Animal-talent-show tale is big on wordplay, potty humor.
By Denys Cazet
(2014)
The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken: The Next Misadventure Book Poster Image
age 6+
Cuteness, silliness, not much plot in Chicken Squad sequel.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)