Book Reviews

Last Stop on Market Street Book Poster Image
age 3+
Tender story of Nana showing grandson city beauty via bus.
By Matt de la Pena
(2015)
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Aqualicious Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Pinkalicious helps mini-mermaid get home in cute beach tale.
By Victoria Kann
(2015)
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If You Plant a Seed Book Poster Image
age 4+
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
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Smick! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Very simple rhyming book about a dog, a stick, and a chick.
By Doreen Cronin
(2015)
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Finding Spring Book Poster Image
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age 3+
A bear cub learns about seasons in artful, charming story.
By Carin Berger
(2015)
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Henry Finds His Word Book Poster Image
age 3+
Baby says first word in sweet, amusing book.
By Lindsay Ward
(2015)
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Wolfie the Bunny Book Poster Image
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age 3+
A fresh and funny take on new baby in the house.
By Ame Dyckman
(2015)
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Fetch Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Spare text and evocative art capture dog's beach adventure.
By Jorey Hurley
(2015)
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Little Melba and Her Big Trombone Book Poster Image
age 6+
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
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Nana in the City Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Vibrant art, gentle story of Nana and a boy's magical cape.
By Lauren Castillo
(2014)
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Dear Mr. Washington Book Poster Image
age 5+
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
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Red: A Crayon's Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fresh and meaningful take on the old axiom "be yourself."
By Michael Hall
(2015)
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Did You Know That I Love You? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Charmingly illustrated book reassures kids they're loved.
By Christa Pierce
(2014)
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Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan Book Poster Image
age 6+
Two true, inspiring stories about child activists.
By Jeanette Winter
(2014)
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Around the Clock Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Wacky walk through a day in the life of 23 quirky kids.
By Roz Chast
(2015)
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First Snow Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Young dog discovers snow is fun in cute, relatable story.
By Peter McCarty
(2015)
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Sam & Dave Dig a Hole Book Poster Image
age 4+
Quirky tale of boys' spectacular backyard adventure.
By Mac Barnett
(2014)
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Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
By Stephanie Roth Sisson
(2014)
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The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 3+
Peter's adventure at village fair is best yet of new tales.
By Emma Thompson
(2014)
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The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus Book Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
By Jen Bryant
(2014)
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