Book Reviews

AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Poignant, sensitive story of captive gorilla builds empathy.
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By Katherine Applegate
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Cartoon character scolds the reader in funny tale.
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By Patrick McDonnell
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Funny, fractured version of "Jack and the Beanstalk."
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By William Joyce
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.
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By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
AGE
14
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Murder mystery is formulaic fluff but rather addictive.
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By Sara Shepard
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Sweet, straightforward story of young transgender girl.
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By Jessica Herthel, Jazz Jennings
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Snicket trails an arsonist in compelling installment.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Regular girl turns princess at night in delightful fantasy.
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By Deborah Underwood
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Excellent ghost-hunting series stays super scary.
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By Jonathan Stroud
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Early stories have catchy rhymes, some familiar characters.
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By Dr. Seuss
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
More zany fun as Moose muscles in on book about shapes.
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By Kelly Bingham
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
A walk in the woods teaches colors in simple rhyming story.
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By Karma Wilson
(2014)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Snuggly, fun picture book about sizing the world up.
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By Anna Kang
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Unicorn believes in little girls in cute misfit tale.
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By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Classic character Alexander returns in funny sequel.
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By Judith Viorst
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Suspenseful, satisfying conclusion to teen hacker trilogy.
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By Michelle Gagnon
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Wildly imaginative wordless book celebrates art and drawing.
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By Raúl Colón
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Ladybug Girl picks Halloween costume in charming adventure.
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By Jacky Davis
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
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By Misty Copeland
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Bats celebrate the end of hibernation with live music.
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By Brian Lies
(2014)

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