Book Reviews

If I Ran the Zoo Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 4+
Dr. Suess imagines a better, brighter, zanier zoo.
By Dr. Seuss
(1950)
Come Back, Amelia Bedelia Book Poster Image
age 6+
Amelia Bedelia's predicaments keep kids engaged.
By Peggy Parish
(1971)
Dogs Don't Wear Sneakers Book Poster Image
age 4+
Four-line, rhymed stanzas introduce wacky notions.
By Laura Numeroff
(2000)
Oh, the Places You'll Go! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jaunty, upbeat journey encourages perseverance.
By Dr. Seuss
(1990)
Killing Mr. Griffin Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engrossing, violent thriller about peer pressure.
By Lois Duncan
(1978)
The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl Book Poster Image
age 14+
Comic book geek learns to deal with high school.
By Barry Lyga
(2006)
Sex Kittens and Horn Dawgs Fall in Love Book Poster Image
age 12+
Terrible title masks terrific book for teens.
By Maryrose Wood
(2006)
Ivy + Bean: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
A sure hit with kids starting chapter books.
By Annie Barrows
(2007)
Mr. Popper's Penguins Book Poster Image
age 6+
1939 Newbery Honor book is both tender and funny.
By Richard Atwater, Florence Atwater
(2007)
Today I Will Fly! An Elephant and Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 5+
Piggie will fly in this spunky read-aloud.
By Mo Willems
(2007)
Timothy Goes to School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Reassures kids with first-day-of-school jitters.
By Rosemary Wells
(1981)
Twisted Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 14+
Gritty but powerful read about bullied teen.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2007)
The Off Season Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Heartwarming tale starring sporty teen girl.
By Catherine Murdock
(2008)
Dragon Gets By Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 6+
Silly, loveable dragon story for new readers.
By Dav Pilkey
(1996)
No Talking Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Ear-to-ear-grinningly delightful school story.
By Andrew Clements
(2007)
All of the Above Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 9+
Kids build a big tetrahedron, lasting friendships.
By Shelley Pearsall
(2006)
It's Earth Day: Little Critter Book Poster Image
age 3+
Little Critter inspires with his eco-enthusiasm.
By Mercer Mayer
(2008)
Off to Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playful rhyming story for jittery new students.
By Tony Johnston
(2007)
Miss Educated: An Upper Class Novel #2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Boarding school novel with depth, drugs, and sex.
By Hobson Brown, Caroline Says, Taylor Materne
(2007)
There Is a Bird on Your Head! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Tender comedy is great for beginning readers.
By Mo Willems
(2007)

Pages