Book Reviews

age 4+
 
Lottie shows what's fun about the library in vibrant sequel.
By Angela Johnson
(2013)
age 6+
 
Irresistible collection of clever, hilarious poems.
By Shel Silverstein
(2004)
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age 3+
 
Go, new readers. Go!
By P. D. Eastman
(1961)
age 4+
 
Silly tale gives new readers a fun lesson in being flexible.
By Mo Willems
(2012)
age 4+
 
So super-silly, beginning readers won't be able to resist.
By Mo Willems
(2011)
age 6+
 
Lively talking-dog adventure fosters vocabulary, compassion.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
age 7+
 
Girls start a newspaper in fun, mischievous adventure.
By Annie Barrows
(2011)
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age 4+
 
African-American Civil Rights worker celebrated in poetry.
By Ntozake Shange
(2009)
age 10+
 
Excellent poems depict coming of age in tumultuous 1960s.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
age 5+
 
Sweet, engaging steps for budding readers.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
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age 11+
 
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
age 5+
 
Fun tale of monster-fighting princess who leads double life.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2014)
age 4+
 
So hysterical that kids will almost forget to hate nap time.
By Mo Willems
(2015)
age 9+
 
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
age 5+
 
Poetic writing conjures abstract, powerful images.
By Jeron Ashford Frame
(2003)
age 5+
 
Inspiring book can be shared by the entire family.
By Katharine Lee Bates
(2004)
age 8+
 
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
age 4+
 
Seuss Award winner is great fun for early readers.
By Laura McGee Kvasnosky
(2006)
age 4+
 
Warmly illustrated early-reader book.
By Caron Lee Cohen
(2000)
age 2+
 
Short, simple, and playful stories.
By Steven MacDonald
(2000)

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