Book Reviews

age 4+
 
Jazzy bio of Josephine Baker inspiring, bittersweet.
By Jonah Winter
(2012)
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age 3+
 
Charming story of bunny who gets sibs to play, not watch TV.
By Peter McCarty
(2012)
age 3+
 
A good-humored identity crisis makes this one a royal hoot.
By Ian Falconer
(2012)
age 6+
 
Touching story of boy's bond with grandma, family history.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2012)
age 5+
 
Lively, inspiring bio of America's first female doctor.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2013)
age 4+
 
Boy cites the colors of his moods in poetic slice of life.
By Tameka Fryer Brown
(2013)
age 5+
 
Moving yet upbeat story of girl with dad away at war.
By Suzanne Collins
(2013)
age 6+
 
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
By Martin Luther King III
(2013)
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age 3+
 
Sweet story and pictures celebrate unstructured play.
By Jacky Davis
(2008)
age 3+
 
Fun sequel shows compromise beats conflict at playground.
By Jacky Davis
(2009)
age 3+
 
Fun camping adventure has one brief scary moment.
By Jacky Davis
(2012)
age 3+
 
Fun adventure lets Lulu face fears at her own pace.
By Jacky Davis
(2010)
age 3+
 
Ladybug Girl tackles snow play in fun, imaginative tale.
By Jacky Davis
(2013)
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age 4+
 
Frightened-squirrel tale great for helping kids face fears.
By Melanie Watt
(2006)
age 4+
 
Lively, poetic takes on different birds' nesting habits.
By Jennifer Ward
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Visually captivating story is full of adventure, wonder.
By Aaron Becker
(2014)
age 3+
 
Ladybug Girl picks Halloween costume in charming adventure.
By Jacky Davis
(2014)
age 3+
 
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
By Molly Idle
(2014)
age 3+
 
Gorgeously illustrated adventure fosters imagination.
By Elisa Kleven
(1998)
age 4+
 
Regular girl turns princess at night in delightful fantasy.
By Deborah Underwood
(2013)

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