Book Reviews

On Beyond Zebra! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Mischievous verbal high jinks in made-up alphabet book.
By Dr. Seuss
(1955)
Frog and Toad Together Book Poster Image
age 4+
Expressive, loveable characters are fun to watch.
By Arnold Lobel
(1971)
Frindle Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
By Andrew Clements
(1996)
Green Eggs and Ham Book Poster Image
age 4+
A childhood favorite for good reason.
By Dr. Seuss
(1960)
There's a Wocket in My Pocket Book Poster Image
age 2+
This is a terrific read-aloud or primer.
By Dr. Seuss
(1974)
The Cat in the Hat Comes Back Book Poster Image
age 4+
As terrific as the prequel.
By Dr. Seuss
(1958)
Scrambled Eggs Super! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Wacky birds roost in every nook and cranny.
By Dr. Seuss
(1953)
McElligot's Pool Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Very beautiful, but a little flat for Dr. Seuss.
By Dr. Seuss
(1947)
Miss Nelson Is Missing Book Poster Image
age 4+
Top-notch tale of teacher from the dark side.
By Harry Allard
(1977)
Miss Nelson Is Back Book Poster Image
age 4+
Humorous tale of mistaken identity.
By Harry Allard
(1982)
Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue Book Poster Image
age 4+
A solid early reader with lots of kid appeal.
By Maurice Sendak
(1962)
If I Ran the Zoo Book Poster Image
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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)
Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth: Junie B. Jones, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Impulsive Junie faces Career Day -- early readers.
By Barbara Park
(2006)
Driving Buddies Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Movie retread will only interest Cars fans.
By Apple Jordan
(2006)

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