Book Reviews

age 4+
Imaginative tale of greedy king has positive messages.
By Bil Lepp
(2013)
age 6+
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
By Martin Luther King III
(2013)
age 4+
More absurdist fun with raining food, this time on Mars.
By Judi Barrett
(2013)
age 5+
Moving yet upbeat story of girl with dad away at war.
By Suzanne Collins
(2013)
age 3+
Rhyming picture book promotes enthusiasm about school.
By Bill Martin Jr., Michael Sampson
(2013)
age 6+
Lyrical story of a rope and one family's migration north.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2013)
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age 10+
Gorgeous tale of friendship between colonist and Indian.
By Susan Cooper
(2013)
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age 6+
Striking, vibrant tale of friendship, bullying, and loss.
By Bob Staake
(2013)
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age 3+
Frog has "ah ha!" moments (also "aaah!") in exciting romp.
By Jeff Mack
(2013)
age 2+
Snuggly story of getting cozy to cope with nighttime fears.
By Jamie A. Swenson
(2013)
age 10+
Exciting tale of boy glassblower in Renaissance Italy.
By Susan Fletcher
(2013)
age 3+
School bully tale great for showing kids how to respond.
By Anna Dewdney
(2013)
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age 12+
Moving coming-of-age story set amid creation of Pakistan.
By Jennifer Bradbury
(2013)
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age 5+
Quirky tale-within-a-tale overflows with fun details.
By Mini Grey
(2013)
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age 3+
Simple animal tale of bullying, empathy, and forgiveness.
By Laura Vaccaro Seeger
(2013)
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age 4+
Zany mouse inventor tale spiced with Spanish.
By J.R. Krause, Maria Chua
(2013)
age 3+
Dogs work and play hard in fun read-aloud.
By James Horvath
(2013)
age 13+
Intriguing tale of magician's true powers in '20s New York.
By Teri Brown
(2013)
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age 11+
Charming story of plucky plain Jane in 1880s Paris.
By Elizabeth Ross
(2013)
age 3+
Crayons complain to their owner in funny ode to color.
By Drew Daywalt
(2013)

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