Book Reviews

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age 4+
Folksy tale, whimsical art teach value of give and take.
By Chris Raschka
(2014)
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age 10+
Delightful, engaging mystery with a twist.
By Kate Milford
(2014)
age 3+
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
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age 4+
Exuberant portrayal of artist's passion for art.
By Yuyi Morales
(2014)
age 11+
Dark but fun 1890 murder mystery has feminist message.
By Julie Berry
(2014)
age 3+
Dogged crew cheerily shows how roads and bridges are built.
By James Horvath
(2014)
age 9+
Slapdash mystery misses potential.
By Tony Abbott
(2014)
age 14+
Eye-opening high-tech thriller endorses activism.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2014)
age 3+
No pictures but oodles of silly words and giggles.
By B.J. Novak
(2014)
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age 3+
Sweetly funny hugger's tale is irresistible read-aloud.
By Scott Campbell
(2014)
age 5+
Reassuring tale soothes fears, promotes sharing feelings.
By LeVar Burton, Susan Schaefer Bernardo
(2014)
age 4+
Tractor reaches out to silent friend in tale of empathy.
By Loren Long
(2014)
age 3+
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
By Molly Idle
(2014)
age 4+
Poignant, sensitive story of captive gorilla builds empathy.
By Katherine Applegate
(2014)
age 3+
Cartoon character scolds the reader in funny tale.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2014)
age 10+
Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
age 3+
Funny, fractured version of "Jack and the Beanstalk."
By William Joyce
(2014)
age 14+
Murder mystery is formulaic fluff but rather addictive.
By Sara Shepard
(2014)
age 9+
Snicket trails an arsonist in compelling installment.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
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age 4+
Sweet, straightforward story of young transgender girl.
By Jessica Herthel, Jazz Jennings
(2014)

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