Book Reviews

age 6+
 
Gorgeous picture book brings timely peace message.
By Robbie Robertson
(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)
age 4+
 
Fun birthday tale for preschool truck lovers.
By Candace Fleming
(2015)
age 6+
 
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(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 7+
 
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
By Jen Bryant
(2014)
age 3+
 
Dogged crew cheerily shows how roads and bridges are built.
By James Horvath
(2014)
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age 2+
 
Silly read turns kids into masters of social interpretation.
By David LaRochelle
(2013)
age 2+
 
Few words help kids focus on many details and story lines.
By Rotraut Susanne Berner
(2008)
age 6+
 
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
By Angela Johnson
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
By Brian Floca
(2013)
age 6+
 
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
By Martin Luther King III
(2013)
age 3+
 
School bully tale great for showing kids how to respond.
By Anna Dewdney
(2013)
age 3+
 
Dogs work and play hard in fun read-aloud.
By James Horvath
(2013)
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age 4+
 
Yankee Doodle refuses to go town in silly takeoff.
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
age 4+
 
Stunning design and story inspires passion for art-making.
By Melissa Sweet
(2011)

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