Book Reviews

A Funny Little Bird Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet fable has beautiful look and message.
By Jennifer Yerkes
(2013)
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The Lion & the Mouse Book Poster Image
age 3+
Retold fable with out-of-this-world art; a true keepsake.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2009)
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A Big Guy Took My Ball! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet, funny story spotlights the trouble with assumptions.
By Mo Willems
(2013)
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Little Shaq Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Engaging early reader shows teamwork via community garden.
By Shaquille O'Neal
(2015)
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The Year of the Book: Anna Wang, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Charming story of lonely, book-loving girl who finds friend.
By Andrea Cheng
(2012)
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Bink & Gollie: Two for One Book Poster Image
age 6+
Friendship strengthens in fun, tender graphic novel sequel.
By Kate DiCamillo, Alison McGhee
(2012)
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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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Little Robot Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet, surprising story of friendship and courage.
By Ben Hatke
(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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The Invisible Boy Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kind tale of empathy shows how to reach out to left-out kid.
By Trudy Ludwig
(2013)
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Bink & Gollie Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Friendship flourishes in fun graphic novel for younger set.
By Kate DiCamillo, Alison McGhee
(2010)
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The Wind in the Willows Book Poster Image
age 7+
Timeless classic about Toad's adventures and his friends.
By Kenneth Grahame
(1908)
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Nancy Clancy: Secret Admirer Book Poster Image
age 7+
Super sleuths turn matchmakers in fun Valentine caper.
By Jane O'Connor
(2013)
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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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The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet, wacky series start has strong values, scary moments.
By Tracey Hecht
(2016)
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Betsy-Tacy Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Trio of young friends grows up in beloved 1940s series.
By Maud Hart Lovelace
(1940)
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Horrible Harry Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun tales of impish jokester's sweet adventures with pals.
By Suzy Kline
(1997)
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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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