Book Reviews

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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)
age 7+
 
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
By Jen Bryant
(2014)
age 4+
 
Gentle adventure about going wherever the wind takes you.
By Philip C. Stead
(2014)
age 4+
 
Skippyjon faces fear of fairy tales in warm, funny outing.
By Judy Schachner
(2014)
age 5+
 
Dark, unsettling story of pet endangered by children.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(2014)
age 3+
 
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
age 3+
 
Funny, fractured version of "Jack and the Beanstalk."
By William Joyce
(2014)
age 4+
 
Regular girl turns princess at night in delightful fantasy.
By Deborah Underwood
(2013)

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