Book Reviews

age 6+
 
Words and watercolors sing in a voice as deep as the river.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)
age 4+
 
Name-calling and mud-throwing ends in friendship lesson.
By Geoffrey Hayes
(2009)
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age 5+
 
Fun, fast tale will lure in reluctant readers.
By Tedd Arnold
(2009)
age 5+
 
Mouse’s bad day makes a relatable, engaging easy reader.
By Kate McMullan
(2009)
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age 5+
 
Photos bring sparkling tone to simple poem of celebration.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)
age 4+
 
Sweet dog takes kids on imaginative adventure.
By David Catrow
(2009)
age 9+
 
This grim collection is too scary for the youngest kids.
By Jack Prelutsky
(2009)
age 5+
 
Exploring the outdoors, with a Fancy Nancy twist.
By Jane O'Connor
(2009)
age 6+
 
A to Z poetry will inspire and teach young eco-activists.
By Jacob Angel
(2008)
age 6+
 
Exquisite poetry and artwork will excite kids of all ages.
By Joyce Sidman
(2009)
age 5+
 
Goofy adventure and side-splitting humor for new readers.
By Jamie Michalak
(2009)
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age 4+
 
African-American Civil Rights worker celebrated in poetry.
By Ntozake Shange
(2009)
age 4+
 
Tender comedy is great for beginning readers.
By Mo Willems
(2007)
age 3+
 
Little Critter inspires with his eco-enthusiasm.
By Mercer Mayer
(2008)
age 5+
 
Classic will be the most dog-eared on your shelf.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1983)
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age 4+
 
Free verse Who's Who of cuddly canines.
By Maya Gottfried
(2008)
age 4+
 
Playful poems dance with a simple, gleeful rhythm.
By Linda Sue Park
(2007)
age 10+
 
Severe look at war's impact better for older kids.
By Alice Walker
(2007)
age 5+
 
A great choice to keep new readers in the saddle.
By Hadley Higginson
(2006)
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age 6+
 
Silly, loveable dragon story for new readers.
By Dav Pilkey
(1996)

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