Book Reviews

Horton Hatches the Egg Book Poster Image
age 4+
Integrity is rewarded in poignant, funny tale.
By Dr. Seuss
(1940)
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Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
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All That Remains Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Three novellas tell of teens dealing with death.
By Bruce Brooks
(2004)
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Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thought-provoking stories of kindness and friendship.
By R.J. Palacio
(2015)
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The Library Card Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A mysterious library card affects four lives.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2004)
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Red Spikes Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Dark, brutal, otherworldly stories for mature readers.
By Margo Lanagan
(2007)
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Bear About Town Book Poster Image
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age 2+
This bear enjoys walks and greeting friends.
By Stella Blackstone
(2000)
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8 Plus 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sensitive portraits of kids growing up.
By Robert Cormier
(1991)
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A Chocolate Moose for Dinner Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun read puts silly language in the spotlight.
By Fred Gwynne
(2000)
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A Child's Calendar Book Poster Image
age 4+
Traditional pastimes are linked to the 12 months.
By John Updike
(1999)
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Rocking Horse Land: And Other Classic Tales of Dolls and Toys Book Poster Image
age 6+
Six stories about toys that come to life.
By Naomi Lewis
(2000)
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The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural Book Poster Image
age 10+
Scary, award-winning African-American stories.
By Patricia McKissack
(2006)
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Porch Lies: Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and Other Wily Characters Book Poster Image
age 8+
Delightful tall tales great for reading aloud.
By Patricia McKissack
(2006)
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What They Found: Love on 145th Street Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful, intense short stories of love in the inner city.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2007)
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Tales from Outer Suburbia Book Poster Image
age 10+
15 surrealist tales by a master illustrator.
By Shaun Tan
(2009)
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Sing a Song of Tuna Fish: Hard-to-Swallow Stories from Fifth Grade Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tales of childhood long ago -- in 1979.
By Esme Raji Codell
(2005)
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Guys Write for Guys Read Book Poster Image
age 13+
Short stories by male authors. Some good, some iffy stuff.
By Jon Scieszka
(2005)
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The King Who Rained Book Poster Image
age 4+
Pokes gentle fun at an idioms and homonyms.
By Fred Gwynne
(2000)
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A Little Pigeon Toad Book Poster Image
age 4+
Tongue-in-cheek tale might misjudge its audience.
By Fred Gwynne
(1990)
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Shining On: 11 Star Authors' Illuminating Stories Book Poster Image
age 13+
Short stories about coming of age; some sexual references.
By Lois Lowry
(2007)
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