Book Reviews

Christmastime Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Cozy, nostalgic look at the classic elements of the season.
By Alison Jay
(2012)
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Betty Bunny Loves Easter Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bunny sees victory in finding eggs herself in sweet tale.
By Michael B. Kaplan
(2015)
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The Sweetest Witch Around Book Poster Image
age 4+
Young witch falls for human candy in cute Halloween tale.
By Alison McGhee
(2014)
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Miracle on 133rd Street Book Poster Image
age 4+
Neighbors come together in lively urban Christmas tale.
By Sonia Manzano
(2015)
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Bookmarks Are People Too!: Here's Hank, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
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A Short Tale About a Long Dog: Here's Hank, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Likable hero shows he's responsible enough to have a pet.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
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Dory and the Real True Friend: Dory Fantasmagory, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Six-year-old imaginations run riot in appealing sequel.
By Abby Hanlon
(2015)
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Dory Dory Black Sheep: Dory Fantasmagory, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Dory faces reading difficulties in imaginative third romp.
By Abby Hanlon
(2016)
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EllRay Jakes the Dragon Slayer! Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kids stand up to bullies in warm family story.
By Sally Warner
(2013)
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Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls: Moving Day Book Poster Image
age 8+
Cabot for tweens introduces a spunky heroine.
By Meg Cabot
(2008)
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Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls: The New Girl Book Poster Image
age 8+
More spunk and "rules" from Cabot's popular series.
By Meg Cabot
(2008)
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Elvis and the Underdogs Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lighthearted story of sickly kid helped by huge talking dog.
By Jenny Lee
(2013)
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Ruby Goldberg's Bright Idea Book Poster Image
age 8+
Warm story of science-lover learning to be a good friend.
By Anna Humphrey
(2013)
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Friendship Over: The Top-Secret Diary of Celie Valentine, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun and insightful look at elementary school friend drama.
By Julie Sternberg
(2014)
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The Naughty List Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Goofy humor, warm heart in wild holiday romp.
By Michael Fry, Bradley Jackson
(2015)
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Spirit Week Showdown: Magnificent Mya Tibbs, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Layered, fun romp focuses on friendship and trust.
By Crystal Allen
(2015)
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Moo Book Poster Image
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Moo
age 8+
City kids meet cow in fun tale of empathy, perseverance.
By Sharon Creech
(2016)
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Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great Book Poster Image
age 9+
Realistic story about friendship and facing fears.
By Judy Blume
(1972)
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Ungifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Wacky mayhem fills tale of troublemaker in genius academy.
By Gordon Korman
(2012)
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Katie Friedman Gives Up Texting! (And Lives to Tell About It.) Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun text-gone-wrong tale promotes offline relationships.
By Tommy Greenwald
(2015)
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