Book Reviews

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age 13+
 
Sensitive portraits of kids growing up.
By Robert Cormier
(1991)
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age 2+
 
This lively collection is an auditory delight.
By Debi Gliori
(1997)
age 4+
 
Poetry collection could become a kids' classic.
By John Updike
(1995)
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age 4+
 
Witty words with whimsical illustrations.
By Douglas Florian
(2000)
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age 8+
 
A reminder of all that is good around us.
By Simon James
(1999)
age 4+
 
Lively verse, fun dilemma make an enjoyable read.
By Mary Ann Hoberman
(1997)
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age 6+
 
Silverstein has childhood covered like a rug.
By Shel Silverstein
(1996)
age 6+
 
Poet delivers both a moral lesson and mischief.
By Shel Silverstein
(1971)
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age 9+
 
This glittering work reaches across boundaries.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1997)
age 2+
 
Beatrix Potter and Mother Goose -- a great team.
By Beatrix Potter
(1969)
age 4+
 
Sweet, madcap picture book filled with zany, silly rhymes.
By Shel Silverstein
(1975)
age 6+
 
Story and art convey the escape to freedom.
By Jacob Lawrence
(1993)
age 6+
 
A joyous collection of poetry about fathers.
By Javaka Steptoe
(2000)
age 6+
 
Six stories about toys that come to life.
By Naomi Lewis
(2000)
age 10+
 
Scary, award-winning African-American stories.
By Patricia McKissack
(2006)
age 8+
 
Delightful tall tales great for reading aloud.
By Patricia McKissack
(2006)
age 7+
 
Beautiful collection of poetry and illustrations.
By Caroline Kennedy
(2006)
age 6+
 
Lovely poem about Jerusalem and its religions.
By Mark H. Podwal
(2006)
age 14+
 
Powerful, intense short stories of love in the inner city.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2007)
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age 4+
 
Free verse Who's Who of cuddly canines.
By Maya Gottfried
(2008)

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