Book Reviews

The River Between Us Book Poster Image
age 11+
Civil War realism for young readers.
By Richard Peck
(2003)
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Diary of a Worm Book Poster Image
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age 4+
First-person narrative from a funny boy worm.
By Doreen Cronin
(2003)
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The Dot Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Student gets inspired to unleash her creativity.
By Peter H. Reynolds
(2003)
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Brundibar Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Story will stay with the reader for years to come.
By Tony Kushner
(2003)
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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Book Poster Image
age 4+
A man's daring stunt atop the World Trade Center towers.
By Mordecai Gerstein
(2004)
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Beautiful Blackbird Book Poster Image
age 3+
Retelling of African tale will engage kids.
By Ashley Bryan
(2004)
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The Slave Dancer Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moderately graphic depiction of the slave trade.
By Paula Fox
(2004)
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Kitten's First Full Moon Book Poster Image
age 3+
Kids will connect with Kitten and her dilemma.
By Kevin Henkes
(2004)
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Why Epossumondas Has No Hair on His Tail Book Poster Image
age 3+
Southern folktale is honed to perfection.
By Coleen Salley
(2004)
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The Invention of Hugo Cabret Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spectacular cinematic book has lots of heart.
By Brian Selznick
(2007)
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Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy Book Poster Image
age 9+
A preacher's son stands up to a racist town.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2005)
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The Kissing Hand Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Huggably sweet story calms preschool fears.
By Audrey Penn
(1993)
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, powerful Holocaust book offers unique perspective.
By John Boyne
(2006)
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Uptown Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Harlem is home in this jazzy award-winner.
By Bryan Collier
(2000)
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Flotsam Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Underwater fantasy world revealed in magical watercolors.
By David Wiesner
(2006)
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Moon Plane Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Soft, nostalgic artwork for dreamers of all ages.
By Peter McCarty
(2006)
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Goodnight Moon Book Poster Image
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age 2+
The ultimate going-to-bed book.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(1991)
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book Poster Image
age 2+
Carle brings humor to caterpillar's development.
By Eric Carle
(1970)
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The Snowy Day Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Classic captures a kid's delight in freshly fallen snow.
By Ezra Jack Keats
(1962)
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Ghosts I Have Been Book Poster Image
age 9+
Peck combines shivery horror with slapstick humor.
By Richard Peck
(1977)
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