Book Reviews

Nobody Likes a Goblin Book Poster Image
age 4+
Outcast goblin proves courageous in mythic adventure.
By Ben Hatke
(2016)
If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silliness reigns when determined girl drags piano to beach.
By Elise Parsley
(2016)
The Airport Book Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun account of family's travel day tells all about airports.
By Lisa Brown
(2016)
Our Great Big Backyard Book Poster Image
age 4+
National Parks help open girl to nature in cute family tale.
By Laura Bush, Jenna Bush Hager
(2016)
Thunder Boy Jr. Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Native American boy wants his own name in big-hearted story.
By Sherman Alexie
(2016)
Rules of the House Book Poster Image
age 4+
Spook-house fun in story about spatting siblings and rules.
By Mac Barnett
(2016)
Miles Is a Mighty Brothersaurus Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sensitive sibling tale underscores "be yourself" theme.
By Samantha Kurtzman-Counter, Abbie Schiller
(2016)
The Night Gardener Book Poster Image
age 4+
Mysterious gardener brightens gray town in magical story.
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan
(2016)
Dear Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kids' questions, pope's answers offer lots to think about.
By Pope Francis
(2016)
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement Book Poster Image
age 9+
Frank, poetic picture book bio has dazzling art.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2015)
Robo-Sauce Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Crazy-silly robot tale activates blasts of robo-mayhem.
By Adam Rubin
(2015)
Leo: A Ghost Story Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet, not scary story of friendship and imagination.
By Mac Barnett
(2015)
First Grade Dropout Book Poster Image
age 4+
Boy burns with embarrassment in hilarious, relatable tale.
By Audrey Vernick
(2015)
Behold! A Baby Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Big brother finds special role in funny new-sibling book.
By Stephanie Watson
(2015)
What Pet Should I Get? Book Poster Image
age 3+
More Seuss magic in discovered manuscript.
By Dr. Seuss
(2015)
Little Miss, Big Sis Book Poster Image
age 4+
Big sis loves little sis in sweet new-sibling tale.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
Gwendolyn Grace Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Bouncy big sis learns to tone down noise for new baby.
By Katherine Hannigan
(2015)
Billy's Booger Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Funny, gross picture book packs positive messages.
By William Joyce
(2015)
Elvis:  The Story of the Rock and Roll King Book Poster Image
age 7+
Charming pictures, story make the King relatable to kids.
By Bonnie Christensen
(2015)
One Family Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Happy, colorful celebration of counting and families.
By George Shannon
(2015)

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