Book Reviews

AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Baby says first word in sweet, amusing book.
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By Lindsay Ward
(2015)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
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By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
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By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
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By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
AGE
8
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History this lively should be required reading in school.
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By Jonah Winter
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Fresh and meaningful take on the old axiom "be yourself."
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By Michael Hall
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Charmingly illustrated book reassures kids they're loved.
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By Christa Pierce
(2014)
AGE
8
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A heartfelt intro to King's peaceful protest movement.
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By Angela Farris Watkins
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Young dog discovers snow is fun in cute, relatable story.
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By Peter McCarty
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
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By Stephanie Roth Sisson
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
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By Marla Frazee
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Dogged crew cheerily shows how roads and bridges are built.
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By James Horvath
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Tractor reaches out to silent friend in tale of empathy.
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By Loren Long
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Funny, fractured version of "Jack and the Beanstalk."
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By William Joyce
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Wildly imaginative wordless book celebrates art and drawing.
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By Raúl Colón
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Isolated elephant finds pal in sweet tale with dazzling art.
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By Mike Curato
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Breathtakingly beautiful illustrations tell a detailed story that's as engrossing as it is full of wonder in this superb follow-up to Caldecott Honor book Journey. 
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By Aaron Becker
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Clever friendship story models creative problem solving.
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By LeUyen Pham
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.
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By Mike Austin
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
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By Angela Johnson
(2014)

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