Book Reviews

The Cat in the Hat Book Poster Image
age 4+
A kids' classic that put Dr. Seuss on the map.
By Dr. Seuss
(1957)
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Ira Sleeps Over Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Humorous narrative brings Ira's world to life.
By Bernard Waber
(1975)
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Pete's a Pizza Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A brilliant piece of children's literature.
By William Steig
(2000)
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A Season of Gifts Book Poster Image
age 9+
Meet a crabby 90-year-old heroine kids will love.
By Richard Peck
(2009)
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The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook Book Poster Image
age 8+
Smart kids, no violence; great pick for kids new to comics.
By Eleanor Davis
(2009)
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Struck by Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal Book Poster Image
age 15+
Brilliantly funny, insightful, dark high school tragicomedy.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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Bad Kitty School Daze Book Poster Image
age 7+
Hilarious fun when cranky Kitty goes to obedience school.
By Nick Bruel
(2013)
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Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
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Lord and Lady Bunny -- Almost Royalty! Book Poster Image
age 8+
Hilarious sequel takes Madeline and Bunnys to England.
By Polly Horvath
(2014)
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Justin Case: Rules, Tools, and Maybe a Bully Book Poster Image
age 7+
Giggles, wisdom as worrywart Justin starts fourth grade.
By Rachel Vail
(2014)
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The Tapper Twins Tear Up New York Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wacky duo adds mayhem to scavenger hunt in funny follow-up.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2015)
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The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, fascinating, and exquisite historical tale.
By Richard Peck
(2004)
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A Long Way from Chicago: a Novel in Stories Book Poster Image
age 9+
A hilarious look at summer in the country.
By Richard Peck
(1998)
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When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kids will respond to Sophie's frustration.
By Molly Bang
(1999)
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Rats Saw God Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Funny high school novel reveals tender truths.
By Rob Thomas
(1996)
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Get That Pest! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Young readers will love this humorous story.
By Erin Douglas
(2000)
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Book Poster Image
age 4+
Zany food-as-weather tale full of humor, great drawings.
By Judi Barrett
(1978)
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Math Curse Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Authors show that math doesn't have to be scary.
By Jon Scieszka
(1995)
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King Bidgood's in the Bathtub Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively speed and luxurious artwork bewitch kids.
By Audrey Wood
(1985)
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Flat Stanley Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Expressive writing and funny illustrations.
By Jeff Brown
(1964)
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