Book Reviews

age 9+
Frank, poetic picture book bio has dazzling art.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2015)
age 4+
Moving story of bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
By Lindsay Mattick
(2015)
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age 4+
Boy finds magical world in imaginative, artful tale.
By Joseph Kuefler
(2015)
age 4+
Exquisite Hanukkah story has universal blessings theme.
By Richard Simon, Tanya Simon
(2015)
age 4+
Lost-toy tale pushes message of self-help book "The Secret."
By Skye Byrne
(2015)
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age 4+
Entrancing art invites readers to write their own stories.
By Pamela Zagarenski
(2015)
age 6+
Gorgeous picture book brings timely peace message.
By Robbie Robertson
(2015)
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age 4+
Charming art distinguishes story about friends and bullies.
By Beth Ferry
(2015)
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age 6+
Mummified pet searches for his queen in lively tomb tale.
By Marcus Ewert
(2015)
age 12+
Scout confronts Atticus on integration in rambling sequel.
By Harper Lee
(2015)
age 7+
Charming pictures, story make the King relatable to kids.
By Bonnie Christensen
(2015)
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age 4+
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)
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age 3+
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
age 5+
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
By Jon Agee
(2015)
age 6+
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
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age 4+
Vibrant art, gentle story of Nana and a boy's magical cape.
By Lauren Castillo
(2014)
age 5+
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
age 6+
Two true, inspiring stories about child activists.
By Jeanette Winter
(2014)
age 4+
Quirky tale of boys' spectacular backyard adventure.
By Mac Barnett
(2014)
age 3+
Peter's adventure at village fair is best yet of new tales.
By Emma Thompson
(2014)

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