Book Reviews

The Santa Trap Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Greedy boy tries to capture Santa in funny, offbeat tale.
By Jonathan Emmett
(2012)
Where the Sidewalk Ends Book Poster Image
age 6+
Irresistible collection of clever, hilarious poems.
By Shel Silverstein
(2004)
Seasons, Rhymes in Time Book Poster Image
age 3+
Poems of the seasons double as catchy songs for kids.
By Michael DeWall, Peter Elman
(2013)
Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Animals lure Farmer Brown to holiday fun in spooky sequel.
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin
(2013)
Peter Rabbit and the Pumpkin Patch Book Poster Image
age 2+
Beloved rabbits return in comforting Halloween tale.
By Beatrix Potter
(2013)
Nickel Bay Nick Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween boy must salvage Christmas in fun, moving adventure.
By Dean Pitchford
(2013)
Little Santa Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cute origin story shows how Santa met elves and reindeer.
By Jon Agee
(2013)
Santa Claus and the Three Bears Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful art enhances holiday twist on classic fairy tale.
By Maria Modugno
(2013)
Letters from Father Christmas Book Poster Image
age 5+
Tolkien's magical North Pole tales delight all ages.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(2004)
An Otis Christmas Book Poster Image
age 5+
Tractor brings help to birthing horse in tense holiday tale.
By Loren Long
(2013)
Burned Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense tale of teen breaking free from her abusive home.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2006)
Smoke Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gritty sequel about abused sisters lacks original's spark.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2013)
Christmas Parade Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cheerful picture book makes Christmas musical.
By Sandra Boynton
(2011)
Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles Book Poster Image
age 9+
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
Outside the Box Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Irreverent collection offers mind-opening poems for kids.
By Karma Wilson
(2014)
Here Comes the Easter Cat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cat longs to be Easter Bunny in funny, spare story.
By Deborah Underwood
(2014)
Brown Girl Dreaming Book Poster Image
age 10+
Excellent poems depict coming of age in tumultuous 1960s.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
The Sweetest Witch Around Book Poster Image
age 4+
Young witch falls for human candy in cute Halloween tale.
By Alison McGhee
(2014)
A Christmas-tastic Carol Book Poster Image
age 8+
Dickens perennial gets goofy "Adventure Time" treatment.
By Max Brallier
(2014)
Here Comes Santa Cat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cat learns how to make the Nice list in funny holiday tale.
By Deborah Underwood
(2014)

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