Book Reviews

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age 3+
 
Imaginative boy goes down the drain on fantastic adventure.
By Judith Rossell
(2012)
age 4+
 
Dog gets excellent writing lesson from wise bird teacher.
By Tad Hills
(2012)
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age 3+
 
Old Bear finds Little Cub, ends loneliness in sweet story.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2012)
age 3+
 
Imagination reigns in timeless classic about drawing boy.
By Crockett Johnson
(1955)
age 6+
 
Touching story of boy's bond with grandma, family history.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2012)
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age 4+
 
Rythmic, thoughtful tale of slaves building the White House.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2012)
age 6+
 
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
By Martin Luther King III
(2013)
age 6+
 
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
By Maira Kalman
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Frightened-squirrel tale great for helping kids face fears.
By Melanie Watt
(2006)
age 4+
 
Lively, poetic takes on different birds' nesting habits.
By Jennifer Ward
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Visually captivating story is full of adventure, wonder.
By Aaron Becker
(2014)
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+
 
Tender story of Nana showing grandson city beauty via bus.
By Matt de la Pena
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Two words tell whole story in fun take on joy of reading.
By Jeff Mack
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2015)
age 3+
 
Llama learns to share his toys in zippy read-aloud.
By Anna Dewdney
(2012)
age 9+
 
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
By Kadir Nelson
(2011)
age 9+
 
Captivating storytelling makes these heroes relatable.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2012)
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age 6+
 
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2012)

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