Book Reviews

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)
The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl fights to save her uncles' artistic towers.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(2004)
King Matt the First Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy king tries to give kids same rights as adults.
By Janusz Korczak
(2004)
Becoming Joe DiMaggio Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
Just in Case Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Complex, intense story is OK for mature teens.
By Meg Rosoff
(2007)
The Aurora County All-Stars Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, moving, thoughtful small-town life.
By Deborah Wiles
(2007)
The Chocolate War Book Poster Image
age 14+
A kind of "Dangerous Liaisons" for teenagers.
By Robert Cormier
(1974)
Pollyanna Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Classic story of the power of positive thinking.
By Eleanor H. Porter
(2004)
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)
The Beauty of the Beast: Poems From the Animal Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1997)
Poems Go Clang! Book Poster Image
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age 2+
This lively collection is an auditory delight.
By Debi Gliori
(1997)
A Helpful Alphabet of Friendly Objects: Poems Book Poster Image
age 4+
Poetry collection could become a kids' classic.
By John Updike
(1995)
Mammalabilia Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Witty words with whimsical illustrations.
By Douglas Florian
(2000)
Days Like This Book Poster Image
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age 8+
A reminder of all that is good around us.
By Simon James
(1999)
The Seven Silly Eaters Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively verse, fun dilemma make an enjoyable read.
By Mary Ann Hoberman
(1997)
Falling Up Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Silverstein has childhood covered like a rug.
By Shel Silverstein
(1996)
A Light in the Attic Book Poster Image
age 6+
Poet delivers both a moral lesson and mischief.
By Shel Silverstein
(1971)
Harlem: A Poem Book Poster Image
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age 9+
This glittering work reaches across boundaries.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1997)

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