Book Reviews

AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Funny, fractured version of "Jack and the Beanstalk."
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By William Joyce
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Sweet, straightforward story of young transgender girl.
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By Jessica Herthel, Jazz Jennings
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Regular girl turns princess at night in delightful fantasy.
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By Deborah Underwood
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Early stories have catchy rhymes, some familiar characters.
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By Dr. Seuss
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
More zany fun as Moose muscles in on book about shapes.
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By Kelly Bingham
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Classic character Alexander returns in funny sequel.
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By Judith Viorst
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
A walk in the woods teaches colors in simple rhyming story.
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By Karma Wilson
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Unicorn believes in little girls in cute misfit tale.
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By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2014)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Snuggly, fun picture book about sizing the world up.
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By Anna Kang
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Addictive alien-invasion sequel is jaw-droppingly intense.
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By Rick Yancey
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Wildly imaginative wordless book celebrates art and drawing.
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By Raúl Colón
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Ladybug Girl picks Halloween costume in charming adventure.
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By Jacky Davis
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
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By Misty Copeland
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Bats celebrate the end of hibernation with live music.
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By Brian Lies
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Second book in cyberpunk saga loses steam.
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By James Dashner
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Isolated elephant finds pal in sweet tale with dazzling art.
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By Mike Curato
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Revenge plot gets lost in supernatural mishmash.
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By Ann Aguirre
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Breathtakingly beautiful illustrations tell a detailed story that's as engrossing as it is full of wonder in this superb follow-up to Caldecott Honor book Journey. 
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By Aaron Becker
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Endearing tale of exuberant twinkle toes and a dancing cat.
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By Jules Feiffer
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Spirited animal story celebrates friends, hats, and parades.
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By Brian Won
(2014)

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