Book Reviews

age 6+
 
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
By Angela Johnson
(2014)
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age 5+
 
Gentle, sensitive intro to where babies come from.
By Sophie Blackall
(2014)
age 3+
 
Little-girl librarian helps animal friends in sweet story.
By Kazuno Kohara
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Boy ninja uses skills to get milk and cookies.
By Arree Chung
(2014)
age 4+
 
Terrier adapts to new Paris home in charming dog tale.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2013)
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age 3+
 
Imaginative tale of inventing alphabet fosters creativity.
By William Joyce
(2014)
age 3+
 
Cheery portrait of a fun day with Daddy.
By Anna Dewdney
(2014)
age 5+
 
Character counts more than looks is the light lesson here.
By Kate Lum
(2014)
age 4+
 
Gorgeous illustrations buoy book about bears and teamwork.
By David Soman
(2014)
age 3+
 
Beloved bird resists then enjoys bathing in funny tub tale.
By Mo Willems
(2014)
age 4+
 
Inspiring true story of stutterer and his work with animals.
By Alan Rabinowitz
(2014)
age 4+
 
Lively, poetic takes on different birds' nesting habits.
By Jennifer Ward
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Misfit moose defies expectations in funny movie-shoot tale.
By Richard T. Morris
(2014)
age 4+
 
Spirited princess saves self in girl-power classic.
By Robert Munsch
(1980)
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age 3+
 
Funny tale of kids and dinosaurs on a camping trip.
By Molly Idle
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Mouse makes a ballerina his friend in charming tale.
By Jan Carr
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Makes looking at bugs look exciting, gets kids outdoors.
By Angela DiTerlizzi
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Adorable shelter dog learns house rules in charming story.
By Megan McDonald
(2014)
age 9+
 
Students stand up to principal and bullies in clever sequel.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
age 7+
 
Open-ended mystery gets kids thinking about the unexplained.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)

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