Book Reviews

All-American Girl Book Poster Image
age 11+
Marred by a pat ending, but an enjoyable romp.
By Meg Cabot
(2003)
The Slippery Slope: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 10 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Witty story, exciting adventure keeps kids reading.
By Lemony Snicket
(2003)
Yesterday I Had the Blues Book Poster Image
age 5+
Poetic writing conjures abstract, powerful images.
By Jeron Ashford Frame
(2003)
America the Beautiful Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring book can be shared by the entire family.
By Katharine Lee Bates
(2004)
Angela and Diabola Book Poster Image
age 9+
The humor is as wicked as the evil twin.
By Lynne Reid Banks
(2004)
The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, fascinating, and exquisite historical tale.
By Richard Peck
(2004)
Molly McGinty Has a Really Good Day Book Poster Image
age 9+
Molly takes her eccentric grandma to high school.
By Gary Paulsen
(2005)
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)
Becoming Joe DiMaggio Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
How to Eat Fried Worms Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids are sure to devour this gross-out book.
By Thomas Rockwell
(2006)
The Discovery of Dragons Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gorgeous art and scaled-up humor for tweens up.
By Graeme Base
(2007)
Do Pigs Have Stripes? Book Poster Image
age 4+
Comical suggestions make this a fun read-aloud.
By Melanie Walsh
(1996)
Love Among the Walnuts Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wacky characters will win over readers.
By Jean Ferris
(1998)
Lady Muck Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Unusual settings and challenging language.
By William Mayne
(1997)
Fat Men From Space Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kids with a bent for the absurd will love this.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(1977)
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kids will love this account of a boy's bad day.
By Judith Viorst
(1972)
The Amazing Frecktacle Book Poster Image
age 9+
Silly story doesn't tax children's intellect.
By Ross Venokur
(1998)
It's About Dogs Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A true gift for dog lovers -- children and adults.
By Tony Johnston
(2000)
Colors Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A series of rhythmic word-jazz poems.
By Ken Nordine
(2000)
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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