Book Reviews

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)
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)
All the Answers Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Worried girl gets magical pencil in reassuring story.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
Fish in a Tree Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
The Princess in Black Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun tale of monster-fighting princess who leads double life.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2014)
Ling & Ting: Twice as Silly Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
By Grace Lin
(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)
Jim Henson's Enchanted Sisters: Autumn's Secret Gift Book Poster Image
age 7+
Magic and rainbows unite for a sweet early chapter book.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
The Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kindergarten jitters flipped in cute story of mom at school.
By Maureen Fergus, Mike Lowery
(2013)
Charlie Bumpers vs. The Teacher of the Year Book Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging school story about a messy boy with a good heart.
By Bill Harley
(2013)
Russell Sprouts Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Gentle, relatable tale of first grader's adventures, trials.
By Johanna Hurwitz
(2012)
Ivy + Bean Make the Rules: Ivy & Bean, Book 9 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun tale of girls creating camp fosters independent play.
By Annie Barrows
(2012)
Ivy + Bean: No News Is Good News: Ivy + Bean, Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Girls start a newspaper in fun, mischievous adventure.
By Annie Barrows
(2011)
Martha Speaks: Toy Trouble Book Poster Image
age 3+
Talking-dog adventure builds vocabulary, teaches sharing.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
Martha Speaks: Shelter Dog Blues Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively talking-dog adventure fosters vocabulary, compassion.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
Kiss & Make Up Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Story of girl's psychic kissing power puts focus on looks.
By Katie D. Anderson
(2012)
About Average Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring story of sixth grader solving her bully problem.
By Andrew Clements
(2012)
Summer Jackson: Grown Up Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun trading-places story of girl who can't wait to grow up.
By Teresa E. Harris
(2012)
Junie B. Jones Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Junie B. Jones brings good fun and laughs to early readers.
By Barbara Park
(1992)
The Lions of Little Rock Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
By Kristin Levine
(2012)

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