Book Reviews

AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Funny, gross picture book packs positive messages.
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By William Joyce
(2015)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Charming pictures, story make the King relatable to kids.
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By Bonnie Christensen
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Touching love story of male penguins teaches acceptance.
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By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Immigrant girl braves early 1900s NYC in tale of resilience.
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By Robert Sharenow
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Gorgeous, magical story of a girl with music in her heart.
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By Margarita Engle
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A heartwarming story of hope triumphing over pain.
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By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
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By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
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By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Abused girl finds courage, family in compelling WWII story.
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By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Fresh and meaningful take on the old axiom "be yourself."
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By Michael Hall
(2015)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Two true, inspiring stories about child activists.
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By Jeanette Winter
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Wacky walk through a day in the life of 23 quirky kids.
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By Roz Chast
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Tender summer tale is 3rd in saga of Jewish girl in WWII.
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By Annika Thor
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving 1901 adventure explores race, class, mental illness.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
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By Jen Bryant
(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
9
QUALITY
 
Understated, affecting glimpse of child's life under Stalin.
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By Eugene Yelchin
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Sweet, straightforward story of young transgender girl.
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By Jessica Herthel, Jazz Jennings
(2014)

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