Book Reviews

age 3+
 
Poems of the seasons double as catchy songs for kids.
By Michael DeWall, Peter Elman
(2013)
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age 3+
 
Cheerful picture book makes Christmas musical.
By Sandra Boynton
(2011)
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age 14+
 
Intense tale of teen breaking free from her abusive home.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2006)
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age 6+
 
Greedy boy tries to capture Santa in funny, offbeat tale.
By Jonathan Emmett
(2012)
age 3+
 
Poetic take on quiet moments during the holiday season.
By Deborah Underwood
(2012)
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age 2+
 
Cozy, nostalgic look at the classic elements of the season.
By Alison Jay
(2012)
age 4+
 
Two-tradition family doubles the holiday fun.
By Selina Alko
(2012)
age 4+
 
Laid-back cat helps Santa in fun holiday adventure.
By Eric Litwin
(2012)
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age 3+
 
Cute advice on how not to get scared on Halloween night.
By Susan Hood
(2012)
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age 5+
 
Punny, spooky look at moms all wrapped up in their jobs.
By Joan Horton
(2012)
age 4+
 
Not-too-scary counting book with a friendly twist.
By Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis
(2012)
age 6+
 
Irresistible collection of clever, hilarious poems.
By Shel Silverstein
(2004)
age 3+
 
Hit holiday book fun for kids but requires parent action.
By Carol V. Aebersold, Chanda A. Bell
(2005)
age 4+
 
Funny Bad Kitty mayhem leads to holiday's true meaning.
By Nick Bruel
(2011)
age 9+
 
Another classic poetry collection by the master of whimsy.
By Shel Silverstein
(2011)
age 6+
 
Treasure of lost Seuss tales a great all-ages read-aloud.
By Dr. Seuss
(2011)
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age 15+
 
Teens learn to live for themselves in intense, mature book.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2011)
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age 16+
 
First in controversial verse poetry series about addiction.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2004)
age 6+
 
Award-winning poetry book is both scientific and magical.
By Joyce Sidman
(2010)
age 6+
 
Words and watercolors sing in a voice as deep as the river.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)

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