Book Reviews

Booked Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Soccer player faces divorce, bullies in fast-paced novel.
By Kwame Alexander
(2016)
Fast Break Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring and entertaining sports story for tweens.
By Mike Lupica
(2015)
The Story of Diva and Flea Book Poster Image
age 6+
Beautiful art befits charming friendship story set in Paris.
By Mo Willems
(2015)
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)
Roller Girl Book Poster Image
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age 8+
With girl power galore, graphic novel is great for tweens.
By Victoria Jamieson
(2015)
I Will Take a Nap! An Elephant & Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
So hysterical that kids will almost forget to hate nap time.
By Mo Willems
(2015)
Hit & Miss Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Young Jeter inches closer to his dreams in strong sequel.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2015)
The Contract Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun tale of Jeter in Little League mixes action, messages.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2014)
Waiting Is Not Easy! An Elephant & Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
Giggly series installment taps into common kid frustration.
By Mo Willems
(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)
My New Friend Is So Fun! An Elephant & Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
Simple lesson about old and new friends is so fun.
By Mo Willems
(2014)
I'm a Frog! An Elephant & Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
Unlikely friends play pretend in straightforward story.
By Mo Willems
(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)
Gossie and Gertie Book Poster Image
age 4+
Upbeat tale of friendship is great for beginning readers.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2009)
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)
I Broke My Trunk! An Elephant & Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
So super-silly, beginning readers won't be able to resist.
By Mo Willems
(2011)

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