Book Reviews

Lion Lessons Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Boy learns to roar and pounce in funny lessons from a lion.
By Jon Agee
(2016)
Monster & Son Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Monstrously funny -- and sweet -- book perfect for bedtime.
By David LaRochelle
(2016)
Sula Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Haunting, complex tale of friendship best for older teens.
By Toni Morrison
(1973)
Wolf Hollow Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween's search for justice is intense and beautiful.
By Lauren Wolk
(2016)
The Bear and the Piano Book Poster Image
age 4+
Enchanting book about the love of music and the tug of home.
By David Litchfield
(2016)
Are We There Yet? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Car trip turns to time travel in highly imaginative story.
By Dan Santat
(2016)
Horrible Bear! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl blames bear in funny story about anger and forgiveness.
By Ame Dyckman
(2016)
From Wolf to Woof!: The Story of Dogs Book Poster Image
age 5+
Informative story imagines early bond between wolf and boy.
By Hudson Talbott
(2016)
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement Book Poster Image
age 9+
Frank, poetic picture book bio has dazzling art.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2015)
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear Book Poster Image
age 4+
Moving story of bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
By Lindsay Mattick
(2015)
Lost. Found. Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Touching, funny takedown of "finders, keepers" is a gem.
By Marsha Diane Arnold
(2015)
Lost My Name Books Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, personalized tale of kid's quest to find lost name.
By David Cadji-Newby
(2015)
Big Bear Little Chair Book Poster Image
age 3+
Kids easily grasp opposites through bold, stylized art.
By Lizi Boyd
(2015)
Thank You and Good Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
A perfect charmer of a bedtime book; the real deal.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2015)
Little Elliot, Big Family Book Poster Image
age 4+
Elliot joins the mouse family in big-hearted tale.
By Mike Curato
(2015)
Oskar and the Eight Blessings Book Poster Image
age 4+
Exquisite Hanukkah story has universal blessings theme.
By Richard Simon, Tanya Simon
(2015)
The Nonsense Show Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bright, silly scenes of world turned upside down.
By Eric Carle
(2015)
Hiawatha and the Peacemaker Book Poster Image
age 6+
Gorgeous picture book brings timely peace message.
By Robbie Robertson
(2015)
Otter in Space Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Otter rockets to the moon in fun celebration of imagination.
By Sam Garton
(2015)
If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl brings alligator for show-and-tell in funny romp.
By Elise Parsley
(2015)

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