Book Reviews

age 14+
 
Gripping, thought-provoking tale of memory, sexual identity.
By Adam Silvera
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Mummified pet searches for his queen in lively tomb tale.
By Marcus Ewert
(2015)
age 4+
 
Big sis loves little sis in sweet new-sibling tale.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Happy, colorful celebration of counting and families.
By George Shannon
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Bear teaches counting to 5 in fun, simple rhyming book.
By Karma Wilson
(2015)
age 4+
 
Fun birthday tale for preschool truck lovers.
By Candace Fleming
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Two words tell whole story in fun take on joy of reading.
By Jeff Mack
(2015)
age 3+
 
Twist on classic fable boosts value of play as well as work.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
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age 5+
 
Feel the love in this cascade of whimsical wishes for kids.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
age 3+
 
Charming tale of language, welcoming new sibling.
By Rosemary Wells
(2015)
age 3+
 
Sweet sister tale about sibling ups and downs.
By Lori Nichols
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Orphan refugee finds new family in beautifully bizarre tale.
By Andrew Smith
(2015)
age 4+
 
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Fun, fresh sci-fi adventure has touching message of empathy.
By Sophia McDougall
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Very simple rhyming book about a dog, a stick, and a chick.
By Doreen Cronin
(2015)
age 8+
 
Thinner story, less character depth in action-packed sequel.
By Marion Jensen
(2015)
age 8+
 
Girl blasts off to alien moon in wacky, wise sci-fi sequel.
By Adam Rex
(2015)
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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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age 3+
 
Spare text and evocative art capture dog's beach adventure.
By Jorey Hurley
(2015)

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