Book Reviews

This Is Me: A Story of Who We Are and Where We Came From Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun look at immigration celebrates bringing items from home.
By Jamie Lee Curtis
(2016)
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I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring bio of Supreme Court justice empowers girls.
By Debbie Levy
(2016)
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Ada Twist, Scientist Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inquisitive girl pursues science in fun, lively story.
By Andrea Beaty
(2016)
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A Child of Books Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning art marks celebration of kids' classic literature.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2016)
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Mamá the Alien/Mamá la Extraterrestre Book Poster Image
age 4+
A fun, bilingual take on being a documented immigrant.
By René Colato Laínez
(2016)
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Otter Goes to School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Otter plays teacher, gains confidence in reassuring tale.
By Sam Garton
(2016)
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The Class Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Relatable look at different kids getting ready for school.
By Boni Ashburn
(2016)
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Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fascinating bio of remarkable 19th-century female inventor.
By Laurie Wallmark
(2015)
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Return Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Wondrous finale to fantastical wordless trilogy.
By Aaron Becker
(2016)
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If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silliness reigns when determined girl drags piano to beach.
By Elise Parsley
(2016)
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The Airport Book Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun account of family's travel day tells all about airports.
By Lisa Brown
(2016)
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Our Great Big Backyard Book Poster Image
age 4+
National Parks help open girl to nature in cute family tale.
By Laura Bush, Jenna Bush Hager
(2016)
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Flora and the Peacocks Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gorgeous look at negotiating a three-way friendship.
By Molly Idle
(2016)
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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)
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Twenty Yawns Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cozy, colorful bedtime tale helps kids count.
By Jane Smiley
(2016)
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The Dead Bird Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Classic about kids burying bird gets vibrant new art.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2016)
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Dear Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kids' questions, pope's answers offer lots to think about.
By Pope Francis
(2016)
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The SheepOver: Sweet Pea & Friends, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet story about sick lamb is confusing in parts.
By Jennifer Churchman, John Churchman
(2016)
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The Wonderful Things You Will Be Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet what-to-be-when-you-grow-up book taps parental hopes.
By Emily Winfield Martin
(2016)
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Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement Book Poster Image
age 9+
Frank, poetic picture book bio has dazzling art.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2015)
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