Book Reviews

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age 4+
 
Folksy tale, whimsical art teach value of give and take.
By Chris Raschka
(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 3+
 
Dogged crew cheerily shows how roads and bridges are built.
By James Horvath
(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 9+
 
Fairy tale twist adds to the fun in popular series.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(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 3+
 
Funny, fractured version of "Jack and the Beanstalk."
By William Joyce
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Sweet, straightforward story of young transgender girl.
By Jessica Herthel, Jazz Jennings
(2014)
age 4+
 
Regular girl turns princess at night in delightful fantasy.
By Deborah Underwood
(2013)
age 8+
 
Fast-paced adventure with friends, zombies, and magic.
By Patrik Henry Bass
(2014)
age 4+
 
Early stories have catchy rhymes, some familiar characters.
By Dr. Seuss
(2014)
age 4+
 
More zany fun as Moose muscles in on book about shapes.
By Kelly Bingham
(2014)
age 4+
 
Classic character Alexander returns in funny sequel.
By Judith Viorst
(2014)
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age 3+
 
A walk in the woods teaches colors in simple rhyming story.
By Karma Wilson
(2014)

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