Book Reviews

The Big Book of Trains Book Poster Image
age 4+
Draws in railroad buffs and reluctant readers.
By Christine Heap
(1998)
Math for Smarty Pants Book Poster Image
age 11+
Solid lessons packaged as jokes and games.
By Marilyn Burns
(1982)
This Is the Way We Go to School: A Book About Children Around the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Mildly charming but unspectacular book.
By Edith Baer
(1992)
100th Day Worries Book Poster Image
age 6+
Suspenseful story makes math enjoyable.
By Margery Cuyler
(2000)
How Many? Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Spectacular, intricate, brain-teasing pop-up.
By Ron Van Der Meer
(2007)
Jonathan and the Big Blue Boat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Exceptional art, sensitive story reunite a boy and his bear.
By Philip C. Stead
(2011)
Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go Book Poster Image
age 2+
Excellent vocab builder is also big wacky fun.
By Richard Scarry
(1998)
The Pushcart War Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic satire portrays absurd David vs. Goliath warfare.
By Jean Merrill
(1964)