Book Reviews

The Stuff of Stars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Poetic book introduces big cosmic concepts to little humans.
By Marion Dane Bauer
(2018)
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Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere Book Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting story of launching 1930 deep-sea diving tank.
By Barb Rosenstock
(2018)
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A House That Once Was Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lovely, lyrical adventure as kids explore abandoned house.
By Julie Fogliano
(2018)
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How to Code a Sandcastle Book Poster Image
age 4+
Solid coding lessons fill fun tale of girl and her robot.
By Josh Funk
(2018)
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Hello Hello Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Intro to wildlife at risk celebrates animals of all stripes.
By Brendan Wenzel
(2018)
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They Say Blue Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Dreamy, visually stunning meditation on colors and seasons.
By Jillian Tamaki
(2018)
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Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers?: The Story of Ada Lovelace Book Poster Image
age 6+
Playful bio of female who pioneered programming in 1800s.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2018)
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She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History Book Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring tales of great women who followed their dreams.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2018)
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Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Book Poster Image
age 4+
Picture book intro to important, inspirational story.
By Margot Lee Shetterly, Winifred Conkling
(2018)
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Mae Among the Stars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Simple bio of first African-American female astronaut.
By Roda Ahmed
(2018)
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Wolf in the Snow Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Girl rescues lost wolf pup in wordless tale of compassion.
By Matthew Cordell
(2018)
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Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years Book Poster Image
age 4+
Our planet tells its own history in fun, kid-friendly way.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2017)
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: The Classic Illustrated Storybook Book Poster Image
age 5+
Condensed telling of movie misses some of the magic.
By Kim Smith
(2017)
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My Journey to the Stars Book Poster Image
age 7+
Exciting memoir rockets future astronauts to space.
By Scott Kelly
(2017)
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Little Elliot, Fall Friends Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet tale of friendship in luscious fall country setting.
By Mike Curato
(2017)
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Life Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Dreamy, meditative book ponders life's deeper meaning.
By Cynthia Rylant
(2017)
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Ladybug Girl's Day Out with Grandpa Book Poster Image
age 3+
Museum trip sparks love of learning in fun tale.
By David Soman, Jacky Davis
(2017)
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Touch the Earth Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cartoony mix of fun and soft science in environmental tale.
By Julian Lennon, Bart Davis
(2017)
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Grand Canyon Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Informative, imaginative, gorgeous intro to natural history.
By Jason Chin
(2017)
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All Ears, All Eyes Book Poster Image
age 4+
Poetic ode to animals in the night woods great for bedtime.
By Richard Jackson
(2017)
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