Book Reviews

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)
A Study in Charlotte Book Poster Image
age 14+
Drugs, rape, murder in tense, edgy Holmes-Watson update.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2016)
Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics Book Poster Image
age 8+
Trivia, puzzles, and books galore in zany library sequel.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
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)
Thank You and Good Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
A perfect charmer of a bedtime book; the real deal.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2015)
Jack Frost: The Guardians of Childhood Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jack Frost origin story is reassuring but confusing.
By William Joyce
(2015)
Book Scavenger Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
Interstellar Cinderella Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cinderella is spunky, resourceful in fresh space tale.
By Deborah Underwood
(2015)
The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 3+
Peter's adventure at village fair is best yet of new tales.
By Emma Thompson
(2014)
Flora and the Penguin Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
By Molly Idle
(2014)
Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories Book Poster Image
age 4+
Early stories have catchy rhymes, some familiar characters.
By Dr. Seuss
(2014)
Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cheery portrait of a fun day with Daddy.
By Anna Dewdney
(2014)
File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, clever mini-mysteries let readers play detective.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
Princesses on the Run Book Poster Image
age 4+
Five princesses break free in fun, empowering tale.
By Smiljana Coh
(2013)
Madeline and the Old House in Paris Book Poster Image
age 4+
Madeline helps a ghost get his wish in charming tale.
By John Bemelmans Marciano
(2013)
"When Did You See Her Last?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
The Clockwork Scarab Book Poster Image
age 14+
Steampunk murder mystery with teen girls intriguing, gory.
By Colleen Gleason
(2013)
Planet of the Pies: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 4+
More absurdist fun with raining food, this time on Mars.
By Judi Barrett
(2013)
Emeraldalicious Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Pinkalicious goes green in magical clean-up adventure.
By Victoria Kann
(2013)
The Red Book Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Wildly original wordless book deconstructs magic of reading.
By Barbara Lehman
(2004)

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