Book Reviews

We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Book Poster Image
age 9+
Amazing paintings + compelling history = a grand slam.
By Kadir Nelson
(2008)
Mouse Was Mad Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Great book for teaching little ones about managing anger.
By Linda Urban
(2009)
Library Mouse: A Friend's Tale Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cute tale about a shy boy and mouse writing a book.
By Daniel Kirk
(2009)
The Snow Day Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Amazing artwork captures snow's wintry magic.
By Komako Sakai
(2009)
You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! Book Poster Image
age 8+
A must for any baseball fan.
By Jonah Winter
(2009)
Chicken Butt! Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Quick, silly story that will get kids laughing.
By Erica Perl
(2009)
Chicken Soup Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Cute book, but may be too intense for some preschoolers.
By Jean Van Leeuwen
(2009)
Goin' Someplace Special Book Poster Image
age 6+
Gentle story about facing prejudice with pride and strength.
By Patricia McKissack
(2008)
All in a Day Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Poem celebrates a new day with endless possibilities.
By Cynthia Rylant
(2009)
Mama Says Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Elegant art, loving lessons, tender words for moms and sons.
By Rob D. Walker
(2009)
Tough Chicks Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Feisty chicks assert their independence in sweet tale.
By Cece Meng
(2009)
The Odd Egg Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Satisfying and amusing tale about being different.
By Emily Gravett
(2009)
Chicken Cheeks Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Corny rhymes about rear ends redeemed by terrific artwork.
By Michael Ian Black
(2009)
Cat Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Fun encyclopedia of cat breeds for all ages.
By Matthew Van Fleet
(2009)
Willoughby and the Lion Book Poster Image
age 6+
Glossy fantasy about an enchanted lion and a lonely boy.
By Greg Foley
(2009)
Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You a Pie Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet story and sumptuous pictures make for a lush read.
By Robbin Gourley
(2009)
The Little Yellow Leaf Book Poster Image
age 4+
Great lesson for kids who are afraid to try something new.
By Carin Berger
(2008)
Erika-San Book Poster Image
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age 4+
The simple beauty of home and a girl's dream of finding it.
By Allen Say
(2009)
Birds Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Simple story, striking art make this picture book soar.
By Kevin Henkes
(2009)
Do You Love Me? Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Cheerful take on traditional "I love you" books.
By Joost Elffers
(2008)

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