Book Reviews

Bone Soup Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Ghoulish Stone Soup is more fun than scary.
By Cambria Evans
(2008)
Boogie Knights Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Madcap monster ball is silly, wiggly-giggly fun.
By Lisa Wheeler
(2008)
Vunce Upon a Time Book Poster Image
age 4+
Vegetarian vampire gives Halloween a silly twist.
By J. Otto Seibold, Siobhan Vivian
(2008)
Olive, the Other Reindeer Book Poster Image
age 5+
Modern holiday classic stars a spunky, imaginative dog.
By Vivian Walsh, J. Otto Seibold
(1997)
Hanukkah Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Award winner is perfect for holiday gift-giving.
By Roni Schotter
(2008)
I See Santa Everywhere Book Poster Image
age 6+
Funny but rough-looking Santas make this older-kid fare.
By Glenn McCoy
(2008)
Deck the Halls Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Nostalgic holiday book is more a tribute to Norman Rockwell.
By Norman Rockwell
(2008)
Snow Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Words and artwork create a magical winter wonderland.
By Cynthia Rylant
(2008)
Queen of Hearts Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet as icing, a Valentine's lesson sure to warm the heart.
By Mary Engelbreit
(2008)
Coretta Scott Book Poster Image
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age 4+
African-American Civil Rights worker celebrated in poetry.
By Ntozake Shange
(2009)
Ecology From A to Z Book Poster Image
age 6+
A to Z poetry will inspire and teach young eco-activists.
By Jacob Angel
(2008)
Red Sings from Treetops Book Poster Image
age 6+
Exquisite poetry and artwork will excite kids of all ages.
By Joyce Sidman
(2009)
The Swamps of Sleethe Book Poster Image
age 9+
This grim collection is too scary for the youngest kids.
By Jack Prelutsky
(2009)
Moonlight: The Halloween Cat Book Poster Image
age 2+
Cozy, scare-free love letter to Halloween night.
By Cynthia Rylant
(2009)
Over in the Hollow Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun Halloween counting book is just spooky enough.
By Rebecca Dickinson
(2009)
The Gingerbread Pirates Book Poster Image
age 4+
Engaging twist on idea of toys becoming real.
By Kristin Kladstrup
(2009)
The Sound of Kwanzaa Book Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful look at the principles the holiday celebrates.
By Dimitrea Tokunbo
(2009)
The Christmas Magic Book Poster Image
age 4+
Enchanting, soulful portrait of Santa.
By Lauren Thompson
(2009)
'Twas the Night Before Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gimmick doesn’t enhance holiday classic.
By Clement Clarke Moore
(2009)
A Pussycat's Christmas Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cat’s-eye view of Christmas will leave you purring.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2009)

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