Book Reviews

age 9+
Frank, poetic picture book bio has dazzling art.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2015)
age 4+
Moving story of bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
By Lindsay Mattick
(2015)
age 4+
Fun, personalized tale of kid's quest to find lost name.
By David Cadji-Newby
(2015)
age 4+
Exquisite Hanukkah story has universal blessings theme.
By Richard Simon, Tanya Simon
(2015)
age 6+
Gorgeous picture book brings timely peace message.
By Robbie Robertson
(2015)
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age 6+
Mummified pet searches for his queen in lively tomb tale.
By Marcus Ewert
(2015)
age 7+
Charming pictures, story make the King relatable to kids.
By Bonnie Christensen
(2015)
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age 4+
Happy, colorful celebration of counting and families.
By George Shannon
(2015)
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age 4+
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)
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age 3+
Bear teaches counting to 5 in fun, simple rhyming book.
By Karma Wilson
(2015)
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age 4+
Unique counting book has simple art, playful text and story.
By Kathi Appelt
(2015)
age 6+
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
age 5+
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
age 6+
Two true, inspiring stories about child activists.
By Jeanette Winter
(2014)
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age 4+
Wacky walk through a day in the life of 23 quirky kids.
By Roz Chast
(2015)
age 7+
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
By Jen Bryant
(2014)
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
age 4+
Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.
By Mike Austin
(2014)
age 3+
Robots + loud sounds = lots of phonics fun.
By Adam F. Watkins
(2014)
age 6+
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
By Angela Johnson
(2014)

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