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+
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+
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)
age 6+
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
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age 4+
Vibrant art, gentle story of Nana and a boy's magical cape.
By Lauren Castillo
(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)
age 7+
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
By Jen Bryant
(2014)
age 3+
Ladybug Girl picks Halloween costume in charming adventure.
By Jacky Davis
(2014)
age 6+
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
By Angela Johnson
(2014)
age 3+
Ladybug Girl tackles snow play in fun, imaginative tale.
By Jacky Davis
(2013)
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age 4+
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
By Brian Floca
(2013)
age 4+
Superhero tale offers sweet lessons about everyday fears.
By Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman
(2013)
age 6+
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
By Martin Luther King III
(2013)
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age 5+
Simple book has positive message for kids of military moms.
By Melinda Hardin
(2013)
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age 4+
Yankee Doodle refuses to go town in silly takeoff.
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)

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