Book Reviews

The Class Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Relatable look at different kids getting ready for school.
By Boni Ashburn
(2016)
Frank and Lucky Get Schooled Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playful intro to academic subjects via curious boy and pup.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2016)
Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fascinating bio of remarkable 19th century female inventor.
By Laurie Wallmark
(2015)
Nobody Likes a Goblin Book Poster Image
age 4+
Outcast goblin proves courageous in mythic adventure.
By Ben Hatke
(2016)
Princess Cupcake Jones Won't Go to School: Princess Cupcake Jones, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Funny look at overcoming first-day-of-school jitters.
By Ylleya Fields
(2014)
School's First Day of School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Start-of-school story with clever twist helps soothe fears.
By Adam Rex
(2016)
Flora and the Peacocks Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gorgeous look at negotiating a three-way friendship.
By Molly Idle
(2016)
The Bear and the Piano Book Poster Image
age 4+
Enchanting book about the love of music and the tug of home.
By David Litchfield
(2016)
Are We There Yet? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Car trip turns to time travel in highly imaginative story.
By Dan Santat
(2016)
Horrible Bear! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl blames bear in funny story about anger and forgiveness.
By Ame Dyckman
(2016)
From Wolf to Woof!: The Story of Dogs Book Poster Image
age 5+
Informative story imagines early bond between wolf and boy.
By Hudson Talbott
(2016)
The Dead Bird Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Classic about kids burying bird gets vibrant new art.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(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)
Worm Loves Worm Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Love wins in sweet, unconventional wedding tale.
By J.J. Austrian
(2016)
The SheepOver: Sweet Pea & Friends, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet story about sick lamb is confusing in parts.
By Jennifer Churchman, John Churchman
(2016)
Here Comes Valentine Cat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cat drops anti-dog bias in funny friendship tale.
By Deborah Underwood
(2015)
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)
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear Book Poster Image
age 4+
Moving story of bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
By Lindsay Mattick
(2015)
Lost. Found. Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Touching, funny takedown of "finders, keepers" is a gem.
By Marsha Diane Arnold
(2015)
Thank You and Good Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
A perfect charmer of a bedtime book; the real deal.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2015)

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