Book Reviews

AGE
11
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Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Quirky tale of boys' spectacular backyard adventure.
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By Mac Barnett
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Peter's adventure at village fair is best yet of new tales.
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By Emma Thompson
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving 1901 adventure explores race, class, mental illness.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Gentle adventure about going wherever the wind takes you.
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By Philip C. Stead
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Skippyjon faces fear of fairy tales in warm, funny outing.
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By Judy Schachner
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Dark, unsettling story of pet endangered by children.
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By Chris Van Allsburg
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
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By Dan Santat
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Funny, fractured version of "Jack and the Beanstalk."
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By William Joyce
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Regular girl turns princess at night in delightful fantasy.
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By Deborah Underwood
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Early stories have catchy rhymes, some familiar characters.
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By Dr. Seuss
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting time-travel sequel has big ideas, mild peril.
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By Annie Barrows
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Wildly imaginative wordless book celebrates art and drawing.
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By Raúl Colón
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Ladybug Girl picks Halloween costume in charming adventure.
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By Jacky Davis
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Bats celebrate the end of hibernation with live music.
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By Brian Lies
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Interesting story of British brothers in U.S. during WWII.
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By L.M. Elliott
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Breathtakingly beautiful illustrations tell a detailed story that's as engrossing as it is full of wonder in this superb follow-up to Caldecott Honor book Journey. 
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By Aaron Becker
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Detailed art is best part of lost-cub fantasy adventure.
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By Benjamin Chaud
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Unflinching story of girl who survives Katrina.
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By Julie T. Lamana
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Stylish mystery has black magic, romance in '20s London.
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By Teri Brown
(2014)

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