Book Reviews

csm_book
age 14+
Tender summer tale is 3rd in saga of Jewish girl in WWII.
By Annika Thor
(2014)
csm_book
age 3+
Young dog discovers snow is fun in cute, relatable story.
By Peter McCarty
(2015)
age 9+
Compelling, nuanced tale of loving family under segregation.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2015)
age 4+
Quirky tale of boys' spectacular backyard adventure.
By Mac Barnett
(2014)
age 4+
Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
By Stephanie Roth Sisson
(2014)
age 3+
Peter's adventure at village fair is best yet of new tales.
By Emma Thompson
(2014)
age 10+
Moving 1901 adventure explores race, class, mental illness.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2014)
age 7+
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
By Jen Bryant
(2014)
age 4+
Gentle adventure about going wherever the wind takes you.
By Philip C. Stead
(2014)
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
age 4+
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
By Marla Frazee
(2014)
age 4+
Skippyjon faces fear of fairy tales in warm, funny outing.
By Judy Schachner
(2014)
age 5+
Dark, unsettling story of pet endangered by children.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(2014)
csm_book
age 4+
Folksy tale, whimsical art teach value of give and take.
By Chris Raschka
(2014)
age 3+
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
csm_book
age 4+
Exuberant portrayal of artist's passion for art.
By Yuyi Morales
(2014)
age 3+
Dogged crew cheerily shows how roads and bridges are built.
By James Horvath
(2014)
csm_book
age 8+
Plucky heroine faces turbulent times in engaging tale.
By Darlene Beck Jacobson
(2014)
csm_book
age 9+
Understated, affecting glimpse of child's life under Stalin.
By Eugene Yelchin
(2014)
age 3+
No pictures but oodles of silly words and giggles.
By B.J. Novak
(2014)

Pages