Book Reviews

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age 6+
 
Silverstein has childhood covered like a rug.
By Shel Silverstein
(1996)
age 6+
 
Poet delivers both a moral lesson and mischief.
By Shel Silverstein
(1971)
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age 9+
 
This glittering work reaches across boundaries.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1997)
age 4+
 
This nurturing tale skips, soars, and lopes along.
By Dr. Seuss
(1958)
age 2+
 
Beatrix Potter and Mother Goose -- a great team.
By Beatrix Potter
(1969)
age 4+
 
Sweet, madcap picture book filled with zany, silly rhymes.
By Shel Silverstein
(1975)
age 6+
 
Story and art convey the escape to freedom.
By Jacob Lawrence
(1993)
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age 2+
 
Kids will relate to appealing holiday tale.
By Rosemary Wells
(1986)
age 9+
 
Some kids love gross, crude, and scary poems.
By Colin McNaughton
(1994)
age 6+
 
A joyous collection of poetry about fathers.
By Javaka Steptoe
(2000)
age 4+
 
Hasidic legend keeps kids on edge of their seats.
By Eric A. Kimmel
(2000)
age 2+
 
Rhyming words describe seasonal changes.
By Nancy Tafuri
(1999)
age 4+
 
Insipid text, pictures present nothing new.
By Jane Breskin Zalben
(1988)
age 5+
 
Sentimental but stirring Christmas story.
By Elizabeth Winthrop
(2006)
age 3+
 
Silly tale for kids who love Christmas.
By Mike Reiss
(2006)
age 4+
 
Christmas lesson about gifts and giving.
By Mary Engelbreit
(2004)
age 9+
 
St. Nick's saintly child plays fantasy heroine.
By Brittney Ryan
(2006)
age 7+
 
Santa fights commercialization, kids help, ho hum.
By Cornelia Funke
(2006)
age 7+
 
Beautiful collection of poetry and illustrations.
By Caroline Kennedy
(2006)
age 7+
 
A dying boy wants to believe in Santa.
By Gary Paulsen
(2005)

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