Book Reviews

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)
Frog and Toad All Year Book Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent beginning reader for kids.
By Arnold Lobel
(1976)
Frog and Toad Together Book Poster Image
age 4+
Expressive, loveable characters are fun to watch.
By Arnold Lobel
(1971)
Killing Mr. Griffin Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engrossing, violent thriller about peer pressure.
By Lois Duncan
(1978)
Green Eggs and Ham Book Poster Image
age 4+
A childhood favorite for good reason.
By Dr. Seuss
(1960)
Timothy Goes to School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Reassures kids with first-day-of-school jitters.
By Rosemary Wells
(1981)
Stargirl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
Come Back, Amelia Bedelia Book Poster Image
age 6+
Amelia Bedelia's predicaments keep kids engaged.
By Peggy Parish
(1971)
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gently addresses children's fear of abandonment.
By William Steig
(2000)
Amelia Bedelia Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Literal-minded housekeeper in fun easy reader.
By Peggy Parish
(1969)
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)
Red Rubber Boot Day Book Poster Image
age 4+
Spare narrative is engaging, childlike.
By Mary Lyn Ray
(2000)
Are You My Mother? Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hilarious illustrations amplify tale of confused baby bird.
By P. D. Eastman
(1960)
The Cat in the Hat Comes Back Book Poster Image
age 4+
As terrific as the prequel.
By Dr. Seuss
(1958)
Dogs Don't Wear Sneakers Book Poster Image
age 4+
Four-line, rhymed stanzas introduce wacky notions.
By Laura Numeroff
(2000)
Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
A winning choice for preschooler or kindergartner.
By Joseph Slate
(1998)
Elliot's Emergency Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively book involves kids in character's plight.
By Andrea Beck
(1998)
Otis Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A humorous tale of individuality and friendship.
By Janie Bynum
(2000)
Digger Pig and the Turnip Book Poster Image
age 4+
Warmly illustrated early-reader book.
By Caron Lee Cohen
(2000)

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