Book Reviews

Firebird Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
By Misty Copeland
(2014)
Bats in the Band Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Bats celebrate the end of hibernation with live music.
By Brian Lies
(2014)
Little Elliot, Big City Book Poster Image
age 4+
Isolated elephant finds pal in sweet tale with dazzling art.
By Mike Curato
(2014)
Quest Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Visually captivating story is full of adventure, wonder.
By Aaron Becker
(2014)
Rupert Can Dance Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Endearing tale of exuberant twinkle toes and a dancing cat.
By Jules Feiffer
(2014)
Hooray for Hat! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Spirited animal story celebrates friends, hats, and parades.
By Brian Won
(2014)
The Bear's Sea Escape Book Poster Image
age 4+
Detailed art is best part of lost-cub fantasy adventure.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2014)
A Piece of Cake Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Clever friendship story models creative problem solving.
By LeUyen Pham
(2014)
Tikki Tikki Tembo Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gorgeous Chinese folktale is a fun, memorable read.
By Arlene Mosel
(2012)
Monsters Love School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.
By Mike Austin
(2014)
Planet Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Space mission a fun metaphor for starting kindergarten.
By Sue Ganz-Schmitt
(2014)
Chu's First Day of School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sneezy panda conquers fitting-in fears in reassuring tale.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
I Am Otter Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Adorable otter makes a mess in fun friendship story.
By Sam Garton
(2014)
R Is for Robot: A Noisy Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 3+
Robots + loud sounds = lots of phonics fun.
By Adam F. Watkins
(2014)
In the Town All Year 'Round Book Poster Image
age 2+
Few words help kids focus on many details and story lines.
By Rotraut Susanne Berner
(2008)
Moo! Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Silly read turns kids into masters of social interpretation.
By David LaRochelle
(2013)
Dork Diaries 7: Tales from a Not-So-Glam TV Star Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fluffy addition to tween series spotlights reality TV.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom Book Poster Image
age 6+
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
By Angela Johnson
(2014)
The Baby Tree Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Gentle, sensitive intro to where babies come from.
By Sophie Blackall
(2014)
The Midnight Library Book Poster Image
age 3+
Little-girl librarian helps animal friends in sweet story.
By Kazuno Kohara
(2014)

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