Book Reviews

age 12+
 
Thrilling true story of teenagers who stood up to the Nazis.
By Phillip M. Hoose
(2015)
age 4+
 
Hudson tries to be a working dog in South-of-France romp.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2015)
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age 5+
 
Energetic sketches show the power of one boy's pen.
By Christopher Myers
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)
age 3+
 
Charming, fresh take on the father-son bond.
By Liz Climo
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Two words tell whole story in fun take on joy of reading.
By Jeff Mack
(2015)
age 5+
 
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
By Jon Agee
(2015)
age 3+
 
Tender story of Nana showing grandson city beauty via bus.
By Matt de la Pena
(2015)
age 3+
 
Baby says first word in sweet, amusing book.
By Lindsay Ward
(2015)
age 6+
 
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Vibrant art, gentle story of Nana and a boy's magical cape.
By Lauren Castillo
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2015)
age 5+
 
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
age 4+
 
Fresh and meaningful take on the old axiom "be yourself."
By Michael Hall
(2015)
age 8+
 
History this lively should be required reading in school.
By Jonah Winter
(2015)
age 3+
 
Charmingly illustrated book reassures kids they're loved.
By Christa Pierce
(2014)
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age 3+
 
Young dog discovers snow is fun in cute, relatable story.
By Peter McCarty
(2015)
age 8+
 
A heartfelt intro to King's peaceful protest movement.
By Angela Farris Watkins
(2014)
age 4+
 
Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
By Stephanie Roth Sisson
(2014)
age 4+
 
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
By Marla Frazee
(2014)

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