Book Reviews

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age 3+
 
Endearing tale of exuberant twinkle toes and a dancing cat.
By Jules Feiffer
(2014)
age 9+
 
Exciting, moving WWII tale a gem; not only for horse lovers.
By Sam Angus
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Enslaved girl escapes master in riveting historical tale.
By Margi Preus
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Spirited animal story celebrates friends, hats, and parades.
By Brian Won
(2014)
age 4+
 
Detailed art is best part of lost-cub fantasy adventure.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Clever friendship story models creative problem solving.
By LeUyen Pham
(2014)
age 4+
 
Gorgeous Chinese folktale is a fun, memorable read.
By Arlene Mosel
(2012)
age 4+
 
Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.
By Mike Austin
(2014)
age 4+
 
Space mission a fun metaphor for starting kindergarten.
By Sue Ganz-Schmitt
(2014)
age 4+
 
Sneezy panda conquers fitting-in fears in reassuring tale.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
age 10+
 
Unflinching story of girl who survives Katrina.
By Julie T. Lamana
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Adorable otter makes a mess in fun friendship story.
By Sam Garton
(2014)
age 3+
 
Robots + loud sounds = lots of phonics fun.
By Adam F. Watkins
(2014)
age 2+
 
Few words help kids focus on many details and story lines.
By Rotraut Susanne Berner
(2008)
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age 2+
 
Silly read turns kids into masters of social interpretation.
By David LaRochelle
(2013)
age 13+
 
Stylish mystery has black magic, romance in '20s London.
By Teri Brown
(2014)
age 6+
 
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
By Angela Johnson
(2014)
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age 5+
 
Gentle, sensitive intro to where babies come from.
By Sophie Blackall
(2014)
age 3+
 
Little-girl librarian helps animal friends in sweet story.
By Kazuno Kohara
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Boy ninja uses skills to get milk and cookies.
By Arree Chung
(2014)

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